TITLE

Stilt

PUB. DATE
January 2009
SOURCE
World Book Science Dataset;1/1/2009, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Encyclopedia
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
Stilt, a graceful wading bird related to the avocet. Stilts are found in marshlands and pools and in salty, brackish, and freshwater lakes in tropical and temperate regions throughout the world. They feed primarily on small water animals. Stilts build nests of mud and vegetation. The female lays three to five clay-colored eggs that have black spots and blotches.
ACCESSION #
37310204

 

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