The stilt belongs to the same family as the avocet, each distinguished from the other by the
shape of the beak. In the stilt, the beak is long, thin and straight. Whereas, in the avocet
the beak is long, thin and curved upwards. The head and body length of the stilt is
approximately 15 inches. However, they have longer legs, proportionately, than any other wader. MORE!
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