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Himantopus himantopus Scientific name
Charadriiformes Order
Recurvirostridae Family
 33–36 cm long (Wingspan ) Length
Mud flats, lagoons, marsh, flooded grassland. Range follow link Habitat
Altitude
Range
 3 - 5 Eggs, incubation 22 -26 days, fledging 28 - 32 days. Clutch
Small aquatic insects & crustacean. Food  
  Habits
3085 - TSN: 176727 - Sub-species World Number
Least concern Status

Photo by Arthur Grosset © all rights reserved

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Black-winged Stilt Frank Lambert Fujin Hei Yupao National Wetlands Park, Heilongjiang China XC113659 call  

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 Photo November 16, 2007 by Pia's birdseye view © all rights reserved

Black-winged Stilts in flight, adults and subadults

view photos Photos by Jose Viana © all rights reserved May 29, 2007

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AKA:- Afrikaans: Rooipootelsie
Arabic: الكرسوع, الكرسوع أبومغازل, الكرسوع أبومغازل جويري, الكرسوع ابو مغازل, جويري
Asturian: Cigoñina
Azerbaijani: Çaydaq cüllütü
Belarusian: Хадулачнік
Bulgarian: Кокилобегач
Breton: Ar skaseg kof gwenn
Catalan: Avisador, Cames llargues, Remena-rocs
Catalan (Balears): Avisador
Valencian: Remena-rocs
Czech: Pisila cáponohá, Pisila čáponohá
Welsh: Hirgoes
Danish: Langbenet ryle, Stylteløber
German: Bindenstrandläufer, Eurasiatische Stelzenläufer, Stelzenlaeufer, Stelzenläufer
Greek: Καλαμοκανάς, Καλαμοκαννάς
Greek (Cypriot): Καλαμοκαννάς
English: Afro-eurasian Black-winged Stilt, Black-necked Stilt, Blackwinged Stilt, Black-winged Stilt, Common Stilt, Eurasian black-winged stilt, Pied Stilt, Poaka, Stilt Sandpiper, White-headed Stilt
Esperanto: himantopo
Spanish: Cigueñuela, Cigüeñuela, Cigüeñuela Común, Cigüeñuela de Alas Negras, Correlimos zancolín, Playerito zancudo
Spanish (Argentine): Playerito zancudo
Spanish (Mexico): candelero americano
Spanish (Uruguay): Tero Real
Estonian: Karkjalg
Basque: Cames llargues, Zankaluze
Finnish: Pitkäjalka, Pitkäkoipisirri
French: Bécasseau échasse, Échasse à manteau noir, Echasse blanche, Échasse blanche
Frisian: Steltklút
Irish: Scadalach Dhubheiteach, Scodalach Dubheiteach
Gaelic: Luigneach
Galician: Cames llargues
Manx: Lurgagh
Hebrew: תמירון
Hindi: Pavazha kaal ullan
Croatian: Crvenonoga vlastelica, Vlastelica
Hungarian: Gólyatöcs, Szalagos cankó
Armenian: [Votnatsupik ], Ոտնացուպակ, Ոտնացուպիկ
Icelandic: Háleggur, Vaðfæla
Italian: Cavaliere d'Italia, Cavaliere eurasiatico, Piovanello zampelunghe
Japanese: Ashinaga-shigi, seitakashigi, Seitaka-shigi
Japanese: セイタカシギ
Georgian: ოჩოფეხა
Kazakh: Ұзынсирақ балшықшы
Korean: 장다리물떼새
Cornish: Cornwhylen carrek
Latin: Haematopus haematopus , Himantopus himantopus, Himantopus himantopus himantopus
Lithuanian: Kojukas, Kūjokas
Malagasy: Tafaly, Takapaly, Tsakaranta
Maori: kaki
Macedonian: Долгонога шљука, Црвенонога сабјарка
Mongolian: Хилэн жигүүрт
Malay: Kedidi Kaki Panjang
Maltese: Fras-servjent
Dutch: Stelkluut, Steltkluut, Steltstrandloper
Norwegian: Styleløper, Stylteløper, Styltesnipe
Polish: Biegus brodźcowaty, szczudlak, Szczudłak, szczudłak (zwyczajny), Szczudłak zwyczajny
Portuguese: maçaricão, maçaricão-de-pernas-longas, Macarico pernilongo, Maçarico-de-perna-longa, Macarico-pernilongo, perna longa, Perna longa., pernalonga, Perna-longa, Perna-longa., pernalonga-comum, pernilonga, Pernilongo, pernilongo-de-costas-negras, Vira-pedras
Portuguese (Brazil): maçaricão, maçaricão-de-pernas-longas, pernalonga, pernalonga-comum, pernilonga, pernilongo, pernilongo-de-costas-negras, Vira-pedras
Romansh: gambun pitschen
Russian: Ходулочник
Sardinian: Zurruleu, Zurruvigu
Scots: Luigneach
Slovak: Éišila bocianovitá, šišila bocianovitá, Šišila bocianovítá
Slovenian: polojnik
Albanian: Kalorësi
Serbian: dugonogi prudnik, Vlastelica, Властелица
Swedish: Styltlöpare, Styltsnäppa
Swahili: Msese Milonjo
Thai: นกตีนเทียน
Turkish: Uzunbacak
Tuvinian: Шывар-даяктыг куш
Ukrainian: Довгоніг, Кулик-довгоніг
Vietnamese: Cà kheo
Chinese: [gao-qiao-heng], [hei-chi chang-jiao yu], 高蹺鴴, 黑翅長腳鷸, 黑翅长脚鹬
Chinese (Taiwan): [gao-qiao-heng], 高蹺鴴

Range:- Absent from the arctic & colder regions. Africa, AmericaEuropeAsia, Austrailasia & the Middle East.

Sub-species

Himantopus himantopus
Himantopus himantopus ceylonensis
Himantopus himantopus himantopus
Himantopus himantopus knudseni
Himantopus himantopus leucocephalus
Himantopus himantopus melanurus
Himantopus himantopus meridionalis
Himantopus himantopus mexicanus
 

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