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Black-winged Stilt  Himantopus himantopus

A fine example of this seemingly delicate bird.

This wader is a local resident in Southern Africa. It builds its nest in estuaries, marshes, pans and flooded ground which it defends in a very vocal manner. 14 more words


Hanchinal Lake, Bijapur

The city of Bijapur boasts of two major lakes, Bhutnal lake being the first and Hanchinal lake the second. Located off the bypass and Indi road, this vast lake is home to hundreds of birds. 444 more words

Larnaca, Oroklini and Akhna this morning, 15th July 2014

A flock of nineteen Common Sandpiper were on the coast near the airport at Larnaca this morning and another five were on the Sewage Works Pools. 214 more words


More migrating waders 8th July 2014

Found migrating waders at Akhna Dam and Larnaca sites this morning. Single Collared Pratincole were at Akhna and flying over the Larnaca Airport fields. Also at Akhna were a couple of Common Greenshank, a Common Sandpiper, a Little Ringed Plover, a Common Redshank, four Green Sandpiper, a Ruff and several Black-winged Stilt and Spur-winged Lapwing. 57 more words


Zakaki Marsh late afternoon 3rd July 2014

As well as two small Black-winged Stilt chicks there were three slighty bigger ones and two that were almost adult size. A small Spur-winged Lapwing chick was feeding near the hide. 102 more words