black-necked stilt

noun

: a stilt (Himantopus mexicanus) that ranges from the western and southern U.S. to northern South America and that has the characteristic black mantle extended forward along the back of the neck to the crown of the head and about the eyes

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“Black-necked stilt.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/black-necked%20stilt. Accessed 30 Nov. 2022.

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