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White-headed Stilt

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Also known as Follow link Alternate name
Himantopus leucocephalus Scientific name
Charadriiformes Order
Recurvirostridae Family
 33 - 39 cm Length
Saline, brackish & freshwater lakes, lagoons, marshes, mud & salt flats, estuaries. Range follow link  Habitat
Altitude
Range
3-4 Eggs, incubation 23-26 days days, by both parents. Clutch
Small aquatic insects & crustacean. Food  
  Habits
3086 - TSN: 560443 World Number
Least concern Status

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White-headed Stilt Matthias Feuersenger Mangrove Bay, Cape Range National Park, Western Australia Australia call XC107943  

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AKA:- Czech: Pisila belohlavá
Danish: Australsk Stylteløber
German: Hawaiistelzenläufer, Weissgesicht-stelzenläufer
English: Australian Stilt, Pied Stilt, White headed Stilt, White-headed Stilt
Spanish: Cigüeñuela Australiana, Cigüeñuela Pechirroja
Estonian: kaelus-karkjalg
Finnish: Australianpitkäjalka, pitkäjalka
French: Échasse d'Australie, Échasse pie
Indonesian: Gagangbayang Belang
Italian: Cavaliere testabianca
Japanese: oasutorariaseitakashigi, Ohstoraria-seitaka-shigi, o-sutorariaseitakashigi, Ousutoraria-seitaka-shigi
Japanese: オ−ストラリアセイタカシギ, オアストラリアセイタカシギ
Latin: Cladorhynchus leucocephalus, Himantopus himantopus leucocephalus, Himantopus leucocephalus
Maori: Poaka
Dutch: Australische Steltkluut, Bandsteltkluut
Norwegian: Australstylteløper
Polish: szczudlak bialoglowy, szczudłak białogłowy
Russian: Австралийский ходулочник
Slovak: šišila bielohlavá
Swedish: Australisk styltlöpare
Chinese: 澳洲长脚鹬

Range:- Austrailia

 New South Wales

 Northern Territory

 Queensland

 South Australia

 Tasmania Rare/Accidental

 Victoria

 Western Austrailia

 Ashmore Reef and Cartier Island

 Christmas Island Rare/Accidental

 Lord Howe Island Rare/Accidental

 Macquarie Island Rare/Accidental

 Norfolk Island

Bounty Islanda Rare/Accidental

Brunei

East Timor

Indonesia:-

 Alor

 Ambon

 Bali

 Batanta Islands

 Buru

 Florès

 Halmahera

 Java

 Lesser Sunda

 Lombok

 Mentawai Archipelago

 Mollucas

_New Guinea

 Nusa Tenggara Timur Province

 Raja Ampat archipelago

 Roti

 Saparua

 Seram

 Sulawesi

 Sumatra

 Sumba

 Sumbawa

 Tanimbar Islands

 West Timor

 Wetar

Island of Borneo

Island of New Guinea

Island of Timor

Japan Rare/Accidental

Malaysia

Melanesia:- Papua New Guinea, Bismark, New Britain, D'Entrecasteaux Archipelago, D'Entrecasteaux Amphlett Group, Louisiades, Milne Bay Islands.

Micronesia

New Zealand

South Island

Stewart Island

Chatham Islands

North Island

Philippines

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