Index
Kromme-Geelhout-Database

Species details

Genus

Genus : Himantopus
Family: Recurvirostridae (Aves)
Taxon : Bird
Group : Animal

SPECIES
himantopus
NOTES

A wading bird with very long, red legs and a long slender bill. It is commonly found in pairs or small flocks in estuaries


AUTHORITY
(Linnaeus, 1758)
Sub Author
Conservation
Frequent
Habit
Not Applicable
Land Invertebrate
 


Colour
Notes: They have a black back and long pink legs
Colour: Black
Notes: The head and underparts are white
Colour: White
Common Name
Black-winged stilt
Habitat
NOTES: A wader in the shallow areas
HABITAT NAME: River
Months
February
Synonyms for Species
Charadrius himantopus



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