NASA Kennedy Center Media Archive Collection
KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. - Distinctive with its black and white coloring and very long red legs trailing behind is a black-necked stilt. The bird is a common sight around KSC, which shares a boundary with the Merritt Island National Wildlife Refuge. The marshes and open water of the refuge provide wintering areas for 23 species of migratory waterfowl, as well as a year-round home for great blue herons, great egrets, wood storks, cormorants, brown pelicans and other species of marsh and shore birds.
NASA or National Aeronautics and Space Administration
National Aeronautics and Space Administration John F. Kennedy Space Center Kennedy Space Center, Florida 32899
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