Black-winged Stilt Identification:
The Black winged Stilt have long pink-red legs, a long thin black bill and are blackish above and white below, with a white head and neck with a varying amount of black. Its distinctive legs make up around 60 percent of its overall height, providing it with a feeding advantage over other waders in deeper waters.
The Black winged Stilt has a wide range, including Europe, Africa, Asia, America, Australia and New Zealand. Throughout India, Burma and Ceylon in winter. Resident and breeding in many parts of North and North-western India and Ceylon, Also local migrant.
- Gujarati: ગજપાંવ
- French: Échasse blanche
- German: Stelzenläufer
- Spanish: Cigüeñuela común