Black-winged Stilt at Seletar, Singapore

“Here’s an uncommon winter visitor hanging out at a monsoon pond in a disused area at Seletar. The Black-winged Stilt (Himantopus himantopus) has a long bill for probing into mud, but in this case, it seems quite happy snacking on water bugs at the water’s surface.

“It also bobs its head like a kingfisher from time to time, I wonder why.”

Lena Chow
9th December 2012

2 Responses

  1. generalmails

    9th December 2013? It’s end of 2013 already? Just kind of find it funny, but I guess it’s 2012 actually, right?

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