Black-winged Stilt
Himantopus himantopus

– unmistakable, medium-sized wader, extremely long-legged
– diurnal/nocturnal migrant
– migrates singly or in small, loose flocks


Black-winged Stilt Himantopus h. himantopus, AD
BIF0708, 11/02/2015, Ras Al Kabbah, Oman, Mathias Putze


Black-winged Stilt Himantopus h. himantopus, AD
BIF0709, 11/02/2015, Ras Al Kabbah, Oman, Mathias Putze


Black-winged Stilt Himantopus h. himantopus, AD
BIF1085, 04/08/2011, Besh Barmag, Azerbaijan, Michael Heiß


Black-winged Stilt Himantopus h. himantopus, M F AD
BIF1086, 11/04/2012, Besh Barmag, Azerbaijan, Michael Heiß


Black-winged Stilt Himantopus h. himantopus, F AD or 2CY
BIF1087, 17/04/2012, Besh Barmag, Azerbaijan, Michael Heiß


Black-winged Stilt Himantopus h. himantopus, AD
BIF1088, 10/04/2010, Besh Barmag, Azerbaijan, Michael Heiß


Black-winged Stilt Himantopus h. himantopus, AD, 1CY, calls in flight
BIF1089, 08/08/2011, Besh Barmag, Azerbaijan, Michael Heiß
Wildlife Acoustics Song Meter 2


Black-winged Stilt Himantopus h. himantopus, calls in flight
BIF1090, 08/08/2011, Besh Barmag, Azerbaijan, Michael Heiß
Wildlife Acoustics Song Meter 2


Black-winged Stilt Himantopus h. himantopus, calls in flight
BIF1091, 12/04/2011,Komsomolskoe, Kazakhstan, Patrick Franke
Sennheiser MKH 60/30


Black-winged Stilt Himantopus h. himantopus, calls in flight
BIF1092, 25/04/2011, Stary Talap, Kazakhstan, Patrick Franke
Sennheiser MKH 60/30


Black-winged Stilt Himantopus h. himantopus, calls in flight
BIF1093, 12/04/2011,Komsomolskoe, Kazakhstan, Patrick Franke
Telinga parabolic reflector

comparison species:
Pied Avocet

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