Black-winged stilt

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The Black-winged stilt –  Himantopus himantopus is a very long-legged species of Type – wadingbird of the family Recurvirostridae and Order Charadriiformes. It is a widespread summer Breeder across S Europe and Central Asia. It migrates to Africa, The Middle East and S Asia where it joins Resident populations over the winter period. In the AWB Region it is a summer Breeder in the South Caucasus and a few areas in SW Turkey, Elsewhere there are resident populations to be found in suitable habitats in almost all the continuous AWB Countries.

Type - wadingbird - 
Summer Habitat - shallow ponds, lakes, marshes, 
Winter Habitat - coastal areas, estuary salt marshes, 

Order:  Charadriiformes
Family: Recurvirostridae
Genus: Himantopus

Species - Himantopus himantopus
Black-winged stilt - Species - ebird.org
Black-winged stilt - Species sheet - wikipedia.org
Black-winged stilt - Birds - vogelwarte.ch
Black-winged stilt - Birdfacts - bto.org
Black-winged stilt - Sounds & Maps - xeno-canto.org

Additional Material...
Black-winged stilt - Images - google.com
Black-winged stilt - Video - youtube.com
Black-winged stilt - Datazone - birdlife.org

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