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
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