National Geographic : 1949 Jan
Q National G(e raplhie Society 100 painting by W\alter A. Weber Black-necked Stilts Parade past Black Skimmers. Both Wear Formal Dress Working by day, stilts comb the shallows on long, slender legs. Skimmers, as their name implies, fly low over the sea, scooping up food in long lower mandibles. They frequently forage by night.