An Introduction to the Birds of Tropical America

    Shorebirds - Other shorebirds  

A few other shorebirds.


Wattled Jacana
Wattled Jacana (Jacana jacana)
Seen in virtually every marsh in the tropics.

Double-striped Thick-knee
Double-striped Thick-knee (Burhinus bistriatus)
Las Unamas Natural Reserve, San Martin, Meta, Colombia
A species found in grasslands.

American Oystercatcher
American Oystercatcher (Haematopus palliatus)
Los Flamencos Wildlife Sanctuary, Camarones, La Guajira, Colombia
A weak photo of a migratory shorebird.

Black-necked Stilt
Black-necked Stilt (Himantopus mexicanus)
Wakodahatchee Wetlands, Delray Beach, Florida,
Stilts, similar to avocets, are delicate birds with long legs for wading where other waders can't.


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