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Black-necked Stilt2020-01-14T16:11:13-06:00

Black-necked Stilt

An abundant shorebird of our wetlands, mud flats, and beaches, Black-necked Stilts have long pink legs and a long thin black bill.  The forage by picking insects and crustaceans from the water or mud with their needle-like bills.  They can be found year-round on the island.

Fort Bend County

“Young Black-necked Stilt” won 2nd Place in the 2023 Week 2 FeatherFest Photo Contest.

Taken on a Featherfest Galveston Complete Birding Sampler field trip.

Taken while on a Birding For Fun guided tour of Galveston’s West End.


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