This family, Recurvirostridae includes the 10 species of Avocets and Stilts and includes the highly endangered Black Stilt, or Kakī as it is known in New Zealand.

Click on an image for more information about the individual species.

 

Avocets and Stilts American Avocet

American Avocet

Least Concern

 

Avocets and Stilts Andean Avocet

Andean Avocet

Least Concern

 

Avocets and Stilts Pied Avocet

Pied Avocet

Least Concern

 

Avocets and Stilts Red-necked AvocetRed-necked Avocet

Least Concern

Avocets and Stilts - Banded Stilt

Banded Stilt

Least Concern

 

Avocets and Stilts Black Stilt - Kakī

Black Stilt / Kakī

Critically Endangered

Avocets and Stilts - Black-necked StiltBlack-necked Stilt

Near Threatened

 

Avocets and Stilts - Black-winged Stilt

Black-winged Stilt

Least Concern

 

White-backed Stilt ©White-backed Stilt

Least Concern

 

Avocets and Stilts - White-headed StiltWhite-headed Stilt

Least Concern