black-winged stilt

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Related to White-backed Stilt: Himantopus mexicanus
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Noun1.black-winged stilt - stilt of Europe and Africa and Asia having mostly white plumage but with black wingsblack-winged stilt - stilt of Europe and Africa and Asia having mostly white plumage but with black wings
genus Himantopus, Himantopus - major one of two genera of stilts; similar to avocets but with straight bills
Himantopus stilt, longlegs, long-legs, stilt plover, stiltbird, stilt - long-legged three-toed black-and-white wading bird of inland ponds and marshes or brackish lagoons