Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Avocets and Stilts :: White-headed Stilt
White-headed Stilt Himantopus leucocephalus
Described by: Gould (1837)
Alternate common name(s): Pied Stilt, Australian Stilt
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors
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RangeSe. Asia and Australasian Region;
Java e. to w. Papuan Is. (Misool), New Guinea, D'Entercasteaux Archipelago (Fegusson Is.), Louisiade Archipelago (Misima Is.), Bismarck Archipelago, Australia (sw. to n. Western Australia, Northern Territory, Queensland, New South Wales, Victoria to c. South Australia)(Coombabah) and New Zealand (North Island and South Island).
Winters from the Greater Sundas and Sulawesi n. to the Philippines.
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Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.
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