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GALLERIES > BIRDS > CHARADRIIFORMES > RECURVIROSTRIDAE > WHITE-HEADED STILT [Himantopus leucocephalus]



White-headed Stilt Photo @ Kiwifoto.com
 
 
Location: Kaka Point, South New Zealand
GPS: -46.4S, 169.8E, elev=588' MAP
Date: April 21, 2017
ID : B13K4024 [4896 x 3264]

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SPECIES INFO

Adults and immatures in Kewdale, Western Australia

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.

This shorebird is found in Australia, Brunei, Christmas Island, Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia, New Zealand, Palau, Papua New Guinea, and the Philippines.





                                     



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