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Black-necked stilt and American avocet

Black-necked stilt and American avocet

Marty’s photo of the day #2361: This is a black-necked stilt and an American avocet, photographed at Antelope Island, in Utah. I made this photograph two summers ago, and now I have the urge to return to Antelope Island. It really is a wonderful place.

Bird superpowers

Bird superpowers

Marty’s photo of the day #1908: Here’s another of my favorite bird photos from our Rock and Roll Road trip in late August. On the left is a black-necked stilt, and on the right is an American avocet. Black-necked stilts are second, only to flamingos, for the bird species with the longest legs in proportion […]

It’s an American Avocet Party!

It’s an American Avocet Party!

Marty’s photo of the day #1900: This is one of my favorite bird photos, taken last week on Antelope Island. The birdlife there was spectacular! In this photo, all of the birds, except one, are American avocets. The one bird crashing the avocet party is a black-necked stilt. Don’t you just love the reflection in […]

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