A couple dozen Black-necked Stilts were feeding, along with a few adorable babies.
Periferia Presa Constitución 1917. San Juan del Río, Laura Uribe, Grupo Vasconcelos.
Foto: Juan Flores.
Rainy weather, birds standing on rocks in river, eating? Bird had white chest and black back, long thin legs.
Sweetwater Wetlands preserve
Periferia Presa Constitución 1917. San Juan del Río, Querétaro. Laura Uribe, Grupo Vasconcelos
The Black-necked Stilt (Himantopus mexicanus) is a locally abundant shorebird of American wetlands and coastlines. It is found from the coastal areas of California through much of the interior western United States and along the Gulf of Mexico as far east as Florida, then south through Central America and the Caribbean to northwest Brazil southwest Peru,east Ecuador and the Galápagos Islands. The northernmost populations, particularly those from inland, are migratory, wintering from the extreme south of...