Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Avocets and Stilts :: Red-necked Avocet
Red-necked Avocet Recurvirostra novaehollandiae
Described by: Vieillot (1816)
Alternate common name(s): Australian Avocet
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors
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RangeW. and se. Australia;
Mostly in Western Australia through the drier regions of the Northern Territory, ex. sw. Queensland, w. New South Wales (Leeton Swamp, s. Lake George), c. Victoria (Laverton Saltworks) and e. South Australia (Adelaide at ICI Saltworks to St. Kilda, also Port Augusta). However, scattered isolated populations occur throughout the country.
Wanders to Tasmania and New Zealand.
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Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.
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