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Category: Recurvirostridae

Black winged Stilt (Himantopus himantopus)

[order] Charadriiformes | [family] Recurvirostridae | [latin] Himantopus himantopus | [UK] Black-winged Stilt | [FR] echasse blanche | [DE] Stelzenlaufer | [ES] Ciguenuela de Alas Negras | [IT] Cavaliere eurasiatico | [NL] Steltkluut Subspecies Monotypic species Physical charateristics The Black-winged Stilt, Himantopus himantopus, is a large wader in the avocet and stilt family, Recurvirostridae. Adults […]

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