The Black-necked Stilt is locally abundant along the edges of shallow water in Port Aransas.

About the Black-necked Stilt

This eye-catching bird is black and white with long pink legs and a long thin black bill.

They prefer marshes, mudflats, ponds and drainage ditches where their food (worms, mollusks, shrimp, insects, and small fish) is abundant.

Black-necked Stilts