Birds of Cuba BETA

    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  
Photograph by Tom Friedel   © All Rights Reserved.

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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