Creature Feature: What do black-necked stilts and flamingos have in common?


As seasonal changes ebb and flow here at the Marine Science Institute, so too do the birds visiting along our shoreline. One bird that drifts in and out of our waters is the black-necked stilt. A bird who has far more in common with a flamingo than one would think.

Learn more about the black-necked stilt in this week's Creature Feature.

Denise Mohsenin serves as the link between Marine Science Institute and the education community. She enjoys helping schools and teachers bring marine science and environmental literacy to their students. Her current favorite fish for teaching is the starry flounder. Ask her why at denise@sfbaymsi.org.

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