Fernkloof Nature Reserve

Himantopus himantopus


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 Himantopus himantopus



Description

The black-and-white plumage and long red legs are conspicuous. The bill is long, slender and straight. It forages by wading quickly with a high-stepping gait sweeping the bill over the surface and sometimes submerges its head. In flight the long legs trail out behind. Common resident.

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2017 / 3 / 22