Black stilt (1245/2289)

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Once common throughout New Zealand, pure black stilts are now restricted to the braided rivers and wetlands of the Mackenzie Basin. Hybrids (black stilt x pied stilt) may be seen in other parts of the country.

Common names
black stilt, kaki
Location
Lake McGregor, Mackenzie, New Zealand
Photo ID
9267