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Also known as Follow link Alternate name
Stiltia isabella Scientific name
Charadriiformes Order
Glareolidae Family
19–24 cm  (Wingspan 50 -60 cm) Length
Tropical dry grassland,  estuaries, fresh brackish or saline lakes, rivers, flooded grassland, marsh,. Between 0 & 1740 m. Range follow link Habitat
1(2) Eggs, laid in a hollow. Incubation 18-21 days by both parents. Fledging 22-27 days. Clutch
Arthropods, they take insects in flight or feed from the ground. Food  
They can drink saline or fresh water Habits
3178 - TSN: 563146 World Number
Least Concern Status

view photos Photo February 10, 2007 by Rod Outback  © all rights reserved

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AKA:- Czech: Ouhorlík australský
Danish: Australsk Braksvale
German: Stelzenbrachschwalbe, Stelzenbrach-Schwalbe
English: Australia Pratincole, Australian Courser, Australian Pratincole, Isabelline Pratincole, Long-legged Pratincole
Spanish: Canastera Partilarga, Canastera Patilarga, Corredor del Godavari, Corredora de Patas Largas
Estonian: austraalia pääsujooksur
Finnish: Sirppipääskykahlaaja
French: Glaréole isabelle
n: Kčra, Terik Australia
Italian: Pernice di mare australiana
Japanese: ashinagatsubamechidori
Japanese: アシナガツバメチドリ
Latin: Stiltia isabella
Dutch: Steltvorkstaartplevier
Norwegian: Isabellabrakksvale
Polish: zwirowiec australijski, żwirowiec australijski
Russian: Длинноногая тиркушка
Slovak: Prieložník belavý, prieložníkovec belavý
Swedish: Styltvadarsvala
Chinese: 澳洲燕鸻


Austrailia:- Breeding endemic

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 Lord Howe Island

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