With a Pacific Golden-Plover
The ones with the light base to their bills are juveniles.
Cerca de Cienegas de Malaga. Propiedad privada, junto a ejido 5 de febrero. Municipio de Durango
Dozens of the lovely Himantopus mexicanus (Black-necked Stilts) were feeding in the afternoon. They seemed to stay in small groups.
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...