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Esteros del Ibera, Corrientes


Make NIKON D300
Lens Nikkor AF-S VR 70-300 mm f/4.5-5.6G   at 420 mm
Exposure 1/400, f/13.0, ISO 400 
Image size 600 x 400 pixels

IOC Names

Order  Charadriiformes   Family  Recurvirostridae

Deutsch  Halsband-Stelzenläufer Dutch  ZuidAmerikaanse Steltkluut
Italian  Cavaliere dorsonero Spanish  Cigüeñuela Americana


In flight, White-backed Stilts have lower back, rump and tail white. However, at rest the upper side of their tail is covered by the tip of their wings and it appears black.


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White-backed Stilt
Himantopus melanurus
Échasse à queue noire

Jean-Michel PAULUS