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


Lake Clarendon, Queensland, Australia - Aug 14, 2002 © Tom Tarrant  Coorong National Park, South Australia, Australia - Feb, 2006 © Arthur Grosset  Ash Island, Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia - Sep, 2003 © Neil Fifer 
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W. and se. Australia;
Fragmented distribution;
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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