Black-winged Stilt

Himantopus himantopus

Order

CHARADRIIFORMES

Family

Avocets and Stilts (Recurvirostridae)

Code 4

Non AOU

Code 6

HIMHIM

ITIS

HEAD

Black-winged Stilt Head Illustration
  • Bill Shape: Dagger
  • Eye Color: Red to red brown.
  • Head pattern: Plain
  • Crown Color: White
  • Forehead Color: White
  • Nape Color: White
  • Throat Color: White
  • Cere color: No Data

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BODY

Black-winged Stilt Body Illustration
  • Length Range: 30-36 cm (12-14 in)
  • Weight: 156-205 g (5.5-7.23 oz)
  • Size: Medium (9 - 16 in)
  • Color Primary: Black
  • Underparts: White
  • Upperparts: Black
  • Back Pattern: Solid
  • Belly Pattern: Solid
  • Breast Pattern: Solid

FLIGHT

Black-winged Stilt Flight Illustration
  • Flight Pattern: Swift direct flight on rapidly beating wings.
  • Wingspan Range: 71-76 cm (28-30 in)
  • Wing Shape: Long-Wings
  • Tail shape: Fan-shaped Tail
  • Tail Pattern: Solid white.
  • Upper Tail: White
  • Under Tail: White
  • Leg Color: Red to Red-pink.
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