Birds of Colombia

    CHARADRIIFORMES: Recurvirostridae (Stilts, Avocets)  
Genus: Himantopus (1 species, 5 worldwide)



Black-necked Stilt
Black-necked Stilt (Himantopus mexicanus mexicanus)
Los Flamencos Wildlife Sanctuary, Camarones, La Guajira, Colombia  
   

Can only be confused with the White-backed Stilt of the southern hemisphere. Ranges don't overlap unless one goes too far north or south.
On nest.


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