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Black-winged Stilt /Himantopus himantopus), Elementaita lake, Kenya

Black-winged Stilt /Himantopus himantopus), Elementaita lake, Kenya

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Uploaded 04 Jan 2012 by Peter Prokosch
Year: 2012
From collection: African Biodiversity
Taken by: Peter Prokosch
The Black-winged Stilt is a very typical large but elegant wader species on alkaline lakes in the Rift Valley of Kenya. It has a distinct feeding action, walking with its long legs in shallow water and sweeping the bill from side to side.
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