Sunday, December 20, 2015
Stilt Bird Family name Recuruviostridae.
Status in Thailand Resident and migratory birds
Birds are small - medium (37-38 cm) long pointed mouth and a black neck long pointed wings, medium length tail moderately long legs compared to body size. Red or pink legs and fingers are stretched forward three inches 4 inches behind one inch by one inch or an inch and an inch of it after a short outage. While the white fly. Tail feathers covering a triangle top and a white rump. With black trim of the wing. Long legs and fingers straight out. The tail end of a male and female of color is slightly different. The male head and neck are white. The adult male is not the end of the head and neck top is black. And the female in the back Dark brown shoulder Head and neck end is gray and gloomy. The adult female is similar but not the head and neck area. At the end is gray End of the wing feathers have white stripes. Legs and fingers are pale red or pink, like adult breeding birds Stilt breed during the summer months of April to June. Nest together in groups on the grass. Or mound close Water used for food Bordered by digging shallow wells. Remove the blade from the middle of the basin to accommodate eggs. When someone or something Disturbance approaching the nest It screaming and flying sequences to come. And often pretend to take wing hit the ground and landed at position No. nest. To divert them away from the nest. Both sexes incubate help Gulf. Since the first egg Incubation takes 25-26 days
Live in the water, both freshwater and marine water, marsh, swamps, lakes, reservoirs, rice fields, shrimp farms and salt wetlands.
Including fish, shellfish, insects and worms.
Often found alone During the breeding season, may be found in pairs or flocks found living on land, water or in swampy mud men deep belly for food by pecking away or use mouth thread the water. The birds are flying well. Unmarried enemies and interference to fly and often send a cry of "Gig Gig Gig" was repeated several times.