Definition of Black-winged stilt
1. Noun. Stilt of Europe and Africa and Asia having mostly white plumage but with black wings.
Group relationships: Genus Himantopus, Himantopus
Generic synonyms: Himantopus Stilt, Long-legs, Longlegs, Stilt, Stilt Plover, Stiltbird
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Black-winged Stilt
Literary usage of Black-winged stilt
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Coloured Illustrations of British Birds, and Their Eggs by Henry Leonard Meyer (1857)
"THE black-winged stilt is occasionally met with in Britain, but is not frequent. Several ornithologists have enumerated and described British killed ..."
2. The Natural History and Antiquities of Selborne in the County of Southampton by Gilbert White, James Edmund Harting (1887)
"One thing may fairly be black-winged stilt. deduced, that these birds come over to us from the continent, since nobody can suppose that a species not ..."
3. Birds of Great Britain and Ireland: Parts 1-4 by William Jardine (1866)
"Echasse a manteau nuir, Temm Long-legged Plover, or black-winged stilt of ... J Temminck, BLACK WINGED STILT ..."