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Stilt, White-backed
 
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Scientific Name:
Himantopus melanurus
Location(s):
Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Global, Paraguay, Peru, South America, Uruguay 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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