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

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.

Year: 2015

From album: African Biodiversity

Photographer: Peter Prokosch

Tags: Big bird cats Environment Gazelles Kenya National Parks The Wilderbeast zebra

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