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recnov18813.jpg (62355 bytes) Also known as Follow link Alternate name
Recurvirostra novaehollandiae Scientific name
Charadriiformes Order
Recurvirostridae Family
 (Wingspan ) Length
Coastal lagoons, brackish wetlands, estuaries, lakes. Range follow link Habitat
3-4 Eggs, incubation  days, fledging  days. Clutch
Small aquatic insects & crustacean. Food  
3093 - TSN: 176724 World Number
Least concern Status

Photo by Arthur Grosset © all rights reserved

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Red-necked Avocet Matthias Feuersenger Herschel Lake, Rottnest Island, Western Australia call XC107793  

Video by Arthur Chapman  November 18, 2009 © all rights reserved

Photo by Arthur Grosset © all rights reserved

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AKA:- Czech: Tenkozobec hnedohlavý, tenkozobec hnědohlavý
Danish: Australsk Klyde
German: Rotkopfsäbelschnäbler, Rotkopf-Säbelschnäbler
English: Australian Avocet, Australian Red-necked Avocet, Red necked Avocet, Red-necked Avocet
Spanish: Avoceta Australiana, Avoceta de Cuello Rojo
Estonian: punapea-naaskelnokk
Finnish: Australianavosetti
French: Avocette à cou marron, Avocette d'Australie
Indonesian: Trinillumpur Leher-merah
Italian: Avocetta collorosso
Japanese: akagashirasorihashiseitakashigi
Japanese: アカガシラソリハシセイタカシギ
Latin: Recurvirostra movaehollandiae, Recurvirostra novaehollandiae
Dutch: Australische Kluut
Norwegian: Brunhodeavosett
Polish: szablodziób australijski
Russian: Австралийская шилоклювка
Slovak: Éabliarka červenohlavá, šabliarka cervenohlavá, šabliarka červenohlavá
Swedish: Rosthuvad skärfläcka
Chinese: 红颈反嘴鹬

Range:- Endemic to Austrailia

 New South Wales

 Northern Territory


 South Australia



 Western Austrailia

 Kangaroo Island

 Norfolk Island Rare/Accidental

Melanesia Rare/Accidental :- Papua New Guinea Rare/Accidental

New Zealand Rare/Accidental :- North Island Rare/Accidental

Video by Arthur Chapman  November 18, 2009 © all rights reserved

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