Adult Black-winged Stilt

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Colouring White body, black upper and bill, pink legs
Voice Strident and rasping
Feeds on Insects
Flight Strong, direct and quick
Nesting Ground
Social Family Groups
Adult Black-winged Stilt
Adult Black-winged Stilt
Page Last Updated 11/10/2019 11:20:02 PM
Base Information
Sex Both
Age Adult
Status Secure
Order Charadriiformes
Family Recurvirostridae
Species Himantopus himantopus
Category Waders
StdName Black-winged Stilt
Vital Statistics
Length 13.0 to 14.2 ins
Weight 8.8 to 10.6 ozs
Wingspan 27.6 to 27.6 ins
Lifespan 1 to 10 years
Beak Length Long
Beak Width Narrow
Beak Shape General
Tail Length Medium
Distribution YCommon RRare VVery Rare NNot Seen
Region EUYEurope
Region NANNorth America
Country USNUnited States
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Bird Id - Bird Identification - Adult Black-winged Stilt (Species=Himantopus himantopus / Standard Name=Black-winged Stilt)