Himantopus himantopus - Uzunbacak
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|Himantopus himantopus L., 1758, member of the family Recurvirostridae of the order Charadriiformes. Its vernacular name is "Uzunbacak [TR]" or "Black-winged stilt". It is easily distinguisable with its long and reddish legs. Its lenght is 35-40cm and its wingspan is 70-85cm.|
Wings are black and most of other parts white. The male of this species is different with blackish on top of head from female with white head.
It is relatively common in many wetland all over the Turkiye. It lives in sea shores too.
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- [2007-06-17 13:14]
Ahmet, Wow look at the beak and the leg. So slim and sharp. Also look at the eyes wow good shot and well presented. Ganesh
Kuşa iyi yaklaşmışsın. Çok sevimli bir kuş. Eline sağlık. Mustafa