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Black-winged Stilt (Himantopus himantopus)

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Female Black-winged Stilt in flight.
Female Black-winged Stilt in flight.
Status
Summer visitor.
Description
Large, highly-stylised wading bird. Extremely long, pinkish legs. Black wings and white body. Extremely thin, black bill. Males have black on their heads, females hardly any.
Similar species
None.
Presence
From April to September.
Seeing the species
Relatively easy.
Where to watch it
Laguna de Pitillas, on migration in Las Cañas Reservoir.

Recommended observation points: Laguna de Pitillas, en época de paso en el Embalse de las Cañas.

Times of the year present: de abril a septiembre.

Observation: relativamente fácil.

Nature: estival.

Description: limícola grande y muy estilizado. Patas extremadamente largas y de color rosado. Alas negra y cuerpo blanco. Pico negro muy fino. Los machos presentan negro en la cabeza, las hembras apenas.

Similar species: ninguna.

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