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    Black Necked Stilts

    I like watching these guys, they're usually around other shorebirds but depending on what kind of other species are around its almost comical how much they tower other the smaller birds, but they're not a huge bird by any means.

    These are from last year





    I think I've got a shot of a stilt hanging out with some Dowitchers too, I'll have to look for it
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    Ok, yeah, this isn't a great pic or anything, but here's a stilt hanging out with some long-billed Dowitchers, this is what I mean by being comical how tall they are, they're about the same height as an Avocet, but a smaller bodied bird...

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    They're beautiful though! I've never seen one. Nice pics!

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    yeah they're fun to photo, these and Avocets are pretty common around migration time here.
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