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Black-necked Stilt

Himantopus mexicanus

Description:

Black back with white underparts, long bill and orange legs.

Habitat:

This species is very common to see during the whole year round in ponds and lakeshores of central Mexico.

Notes:

We call it "Avoceta" or "Monjita"

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5 Comments

Sachin Zaveri
Sachin Zaveri 7 years ago

Beautiful,,

LauraMaria
LauraMaria 7 years ago

Oh beautiful picture! And a gorgeous bird :) I love the rippled reflection in the water!

Liam
Liam 7 years ago

Fantastic shot!

AnjaliAnantharam
AnjaliAnantharam 7 years ago

Beautiful!

AnneSorbes
AnneSorbes 7 years ago

charming and elegant!

MikeGrageda
Spotted by
MikeGrageda

San Luis Potosí, San Luis Potosí, Mexico

Lat: 22.13, Long: -101.00

Spotted on Nov 11, 2011
Submitted on Dec 8, 2011

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