The Black-winged Stilt, Common Stilt, or Pied Stilt (Himantopus himantopus) is a widely distributed very long-legged wader in the avocet and stilt family (Recurvirostridae).

The Black-winged Stilt, Common Stilt, or Pied Stilt (Himantopus himantopus) is a widely distributed very long-legged wader in the avocet and stilt family (Recurvirostridae).

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What a wonderful bird is the pelican, His beak can hold more than his belly can
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Long-billed Dowitcher, Limno-dromus scolopaceus. Breeds in wet tundra in the far N of N.A. & E Siberia. They nest on the ground, usually near water

Long-billed Dowitcher, Limno-dromus scolopaceus. Breeds in wet tundra in the far N of N.A. & E Siberia. They nest on the ground, usually near water

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“Baby Kill Deer” chick a couple days after leaving the egg behind. By   Jude Haase on 500px. (crop)

“Baby Kill Deer” chick a couple days after leaving the egg behind. By Jude Haase on 500px. (crop)

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Green Heron (Butorides vierscens), Peru north to Canada, east to UK. | POR Steve Blain

Green Heron (Butorides vierscens), Peru north to Canada, east to UK. | POR Steve Blain

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Crab-Plover  (Dromas ardeola) is a bird related to the waders, but sufficiently distinctive to merit its own family Dromadidae.

Crab-Plover (Dromas ardeola) is a bird related to the waders, but sufficiently distinctive to merit its own family Dromadidae.

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Hawaiian Stilt - endangered - Hawaiian Stilt or āeʻo (Himantopus himantopus knudseni, Himantopus mexicanus knudseni or H. knudseni) (Stejneger, 1887) is native to the  Hawaiian Islands, where it is the only breeding shorebird Generally similar to Black-necked Stilt, but black on head and neck more extensive, usually extending below the eye.

Hawaiian Stilt - endangered - Hawaiian Stilt or āeʻo (Himantopus himantopus knudseni, Himantopus mexicanus knudseni or H. knudseni) (Stejneger, 1887) is native to the Hawaiian Islands, where it is the only breeding shorebird Generally similar to Black-necked Stilt, but black on head and neck more extensive, usually extending below the eye.

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We should also see if we can get some shots of some of the wild life that visits the wetland/ pond Grampy built.

We should also see if we can get some shots of some of the wild life that visits the wetland/ pond Grampy built.

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