Pied Stilt

Himantopus leucocephalus

Summary 2

The white-headed stilt (Himantopus leucocephalus) is a bird in the family Recurvirostridae. It is sometimes considered a subspecies of the black-winged stilt (H. himantopus). This shorebird has been recorded from Malaysia, Japan, the Philippines, Brunei, Christmas Island, Indonesia, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Australia, and New Zealand. The white-headed stilt is also known as the pied stilt.

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  1. (c) Graham Winterflood, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA), https://www.flickr.com/photos/126953422@N04/45885647784/
  2. (c) Wikipedia, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA), https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Himantopus_leucocephalus

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