Definition of Black-necked stilt

1. Noun. Stilt of southwestern United States to northern South America having black plumage extending from the head down the back of the neck.




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Black-necked Stilt

black-hooded antshrike
black-hooded antshrikes
black-house
black-ice
black-jack
black-legged tick
black-letter
black-letter law
black-market
black-marketing
black-mouthed
black-necked cobra
black-necked grebe
black-necked screamer
black-necked screamers
black-necked stilt (current term)
black-necked stork
black-necked swan
black-necked swans
black-on-black
black-out
black-sant
black-stem spleenwort
black-stemmed spleenwort
black-striped wallabies
black-striped wallaby
black-tailed deer
black-tailed godwit
black-tailed godwits
black-tailed jackrabbit

Literary usage of Black-necked stilt

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Birds of California: An Introduction to More Than Three Hundred Common Birds by Irene Grosvenor Wheelock (1903)
"... but usually the retreat is made with no sound but the soft flutter of wings as the birds take refuge in the tall marsh grass. 226. black-necked stilt. ..."

2. The Auk: Quarterly Journal of Ornithology by American Ornithologists' Union, Nuttall Ornithological Club (1890)
"While on the St. John's River in April, 1888, in company with my brother, we wounded a black-necked stilt that was yet able to use its legs and ran some ..."

3. Natural History: A Manual of Zoölogy for Schools, Colleges, and the General by Sanborn Tenney (1869)
"The Genus Himantopus has the bill nearly straight. It is represented by the black-necked stilt, ... 134- black-necked stilt, H. nigricollis, Vieill. ..."

4. Birds of California: An Introduction to More Than Three Hundred Common Birds by Irene Grosvenor Wheelock (1903)
"... but usually the retreat is made with no sound but the soft flutter of wings as the birds take refuge in the tall marsh grass. 226. black-necked stilt. ..."

5. The Auk: Quarterly Journal of Ornithology by American Ornithologists' Union, Nuttall Ornithological Club (1890)
"While on the St. John's River in April, 1888, in company with my brother, we wounded a black-necked stilt that was yet able to use its legs and ran some ..."

6. Natural History: A Manual of Zoölogy for Schools, Colleges, and the General by Sanborn Tenney (1869)
"The Genus Himantopus has the bill nearly straight. It is represented by the black-necked stilt, ... 134- black-necked stilt, H. nigricollis, Vieill. ..."

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