Australian Stilt

The White-headed Stilt or Pied Stilt is a bird in the Recurvirostridae family. It is sometimes treated as a distinct species Himantopus leucocephalus, sometimes included in the Common or Black-winged Stilt as Himantopus himantopus leucocephalus.

The Australian Stilt is classified as Least Concern. Does not qualify for a more at risk category. Widespread and abundant taxa are included in this category.

Australian stilt - long-legged three-toed wading bird of brackish marshes of Australiastiltlimicoline bird, shore bird, shorebird - any of numerous wading birds that frequent mostly seashores and estuariesCladorhyncus, genus Cladorhyncus - one of two genera of stilts; similar to avocets but with straight billsbanded stilt, Cladorhyncus leucocephalum - web-footed Australian stilt with reddish-brown pectoral markings How to thank TFD for its existence? Tell a friend about us, add a link to this page, add the site to iGoogle, or visit webmaster's page for More

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Order : Charadriiformes
Family : Recurvirostridae
Genus : Himantopus
Species : leucocephalus
Authority : Gould, 1837