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  Banded Stilt (Himantopus leucocephalus)





Banded Stilt | Himantopus leucocephalus photo
Black-winged Stilt (Himantopus himantopus leucocephalus), Lake Joondalup, Perth, Western Australia

Image by JJ Harrison (http://www.noodlesnacks.com/) - Some rights reserved.    (view image details)

Banded Stilt | Himantopus leucocephalus photo
pair of White-headed Stilt (Himantopus leucocephalus) in Sydney, Australia.

Image by Louise Docker from sydney, Australia - Some rights reserved.    (view image details)

BANDED STILT FACTS



Classification
Class:Aves
Order:Charadriiformes
Family:Recurvirostridae
Genus:Himantopus
Species:leucocephalus
Common Name:Banded Stilt

Relatives in same Genus
  Black-winged Stilt (H. himantopus)