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Stilt, Black-winged
Bird Info
Bird Info
Conservation status
Scientific Name:
Himantopus himantopus
Afghanistan, Africa, Albania, Angola, Asia, Atlantic Islands, Australasia, Australia, Austria, Bangladesh, Belarus, Belgium, Bhutan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Botswana, British Isles, Brunei, Bulgaria, Burundi, Cambodia, Central Africa, China, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, East Africa, East Timor, Eastern Cape Province, Eastern Europe excluding Russia, England, Estonia, Europe, Finland, France Read more
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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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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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