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Stilt, Black-winged
 
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Scientific Name:
Himantopus himantopus
Location(s):
Afghanistan, Africa, Alaska, Albania, Angola, Asia, Atlantic Islands, Australasia, Australia, Austria, Bangladesh, Belarus, Belgium, Belize, Bermuda, Bhutan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Botswana, Brazil, British Isles, Brunei, Bulgaria, Burundi, Cambodia, Central Africa, Central America and Caribbean, Central America excluding Mexico, China, Costa Rica, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, East Africa Read more
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IUCN
The global population is estimated to number c.450,000-780,000 individuals (Wetlands International 2006), while national population estimates include: c.100-10,000 breeding pairs and c.1,000-10,000 individuals on migration in China; c.100-10,000 breeding pairs, c.1,000-10,000 individuals on ...
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Wikipedia
The Black-winged Stilt, Common Stilt, or Pied Stilt (Himantopus himantopus) is a widely distributed very long-legged wader in the avocet and stilt family (Recurvirostridae). Opinions differ as to whether the birds treated under the scientific name H. himantopus ought to be treated as a single species and if not, how many species to recognize. Most sources today accept 2–4 species.[ 2] [ 3] [ 4] [ 5] [ 6] [ 7] ...
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