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Workout "black winged stilt "

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  1. Looks almost like he's ice skating. Nice photo! Posted 7 years ago
  2. WOWWWW Posted 7 years ago
  3. What a sweet little moment in time captured. Full of character and a superb shot! Posted 7 months ago

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The black-winged stilt, common stilt, or pied stilt is a widely distributed very long-legged wader in the avocet and stilt family . Opinions differ as to whether the birds treated under the scientific name ''H. himantopus'' ought to be treated as a single species and if not, how many species to recognize. The scientific name ''Himantopus'' comes from the Greek meaning "strap foot" or "thong foot". Most sources today accept 2–4 species.

Similar species: Waders, Gulls, Auks, Etc.
Species identified by DragonC
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Uploaded Sep 30, 2011. Captured Sep 23, 2011 12:21.
  • NIKON D300
  • f/2.8
  • 1/8000s
  • ISO320
  • 400mm