Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Avocets and Stilts :: White-backed Stilt
White-backed Stilt Himantopus melanurus
Described by: Vieillot (1817)
Alternate common name(s): Black-tailed Stilt, Southern Stilt, South American Stilt
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors
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RangeC. South America;
E. of the Andes from ec. Peru, c. and s. Bolivia, se. Brazil (Rio Grande do Sul (Cassino), Mato Grosso (Pantanal)), Paraguay and Uruguay to sc. Argentina (Rio Negro), n . and c. Chile (Antofagasta to Llanquihue).
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Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.
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