Wednesday, 4 March 2015

Black Winged Stilt

This is a long legged wader bird. If we see the ratio of its leg length to the size of the body, this is the bird having longest length relative to the body size. One of its kind.
Mostly feed on aquatic insects, makes appearance during mid Feb or March and leaves during mid of the year in hoskote lake.

Significance of waders: They are the prime transporters of the eggs of aquatic life, helps in distributing the aquatic species across the water bodies when they move from one place to another. Maintains ecological balance.

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