The Black-winged Stilt (Himantopus himantopus) is a native Australian bird ranging in size between 36 to 38 centimetres. They are carnivorous and live in open freshwater wetlands, coastal bays and inlets.
They breed from August until December and are not considered endangered.
The images below were all taken at the Jawbone Flora and Fauna Reserve an excellent place to observe all types of Australian birds.
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