This Is Why They’re Called “Stilts”

black-necked stilt 4682 ron dudley

If you thought that stilts have the longest legs relative to body size of all bird species you’d be wrong. But not by much. That distinction belongs to flamingos but stilts come in a close second. [...]

American Avocet “Scything” In The Mud

american avocet 3418 ron dudley

Deep, soft mud and strong winds make the feeding process a little challenging for American Avocets. [...]