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Black-winged Stilt Himantopus himantopus himantopus  
Black-winged Stilt
Photographer : © Nikhil Devasar
Location :Gurgaon, Haryana, India
Date : 2 January 2005
English synonyms:Stilt, Blackwinged Stilt, Afro-eurasian Black-winged Stilt, Eurasian Black-winged stilt, Ceylon Black-winged Stilt, Black-necked Stilt, White-headed Stilt, Ceylon Stilt, Common Stilt, Pied Stilt
Bird Family :Recurvirostrini - Ibisbill, Stilts & Avocets
Red Data Status :Least Concern
Remarks :This bird was about 20% bigger than the other Black winged Stilts in the area. - ND