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Black-necked Stilt

Himantopus mexicanus


eBird Checklist S38459558
Weskeag Marsh
Knox, Maine, United States
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Latitude and Longitude 44.079, -69.1417 Map

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Observation details

Continuing. Medium-sized but slender shorebird with unusually long, pink legs and a longish, very straight black bill. It was generally white underneath and black (or at least very dark) on its back, the back of its neck, and its head, though there was a white spot just above the eye. Most of the time it was foraging in the shallow water, keeping within a rather small portion of the panne, though it did move into the nearby grass at one point and stood for five or six minutes before heading out to feed again.

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