stiltbird

Definitions of stiltbird
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n long-legged three-toed black-and-white wading bird of inland ponds and marshes or brackish lagoons

Synonyms:
Himantopus stilt, long-legs, longlegs, stilt, stilt plover
Types:
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Himantopus mexicanus, black-necked stilt
stilt of southwestern United States to northern South America having black plumage extending from the head down the back of the neck
Himantopus himantopus, black-winged stilt
stilt of Europe and Africa and Asia having mostly white plumage but with black wings
Himantopus himantopus leucocephalus, white-headed stilt
stilt of the southwest Pacific including Australia and New Zealand having mostly white plumage but with black wings and nape of neck
Himantopus novae-zelandiae, kaki
blackish stilt of New Zealand sometimes considered a color phase of the white-headed stilt
Type of:
limicoline bird, shore bird, shorebird
any of numerous wading birds that frequent mostly seashores and estuaries

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