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Black-winged Stilt
Himantopus himantopus
Black-wingee Stilt

Photo Courtesy of Birdway Australia

Photo Courtesy of Birdway Australia
Black Winged Stilt

Photo Courtesy of Birdway Australia


Photo courtesy of Ian Clayton
Bird Family :"Stilts"
Description :Common local species. Length 38cm.
Typical Habitat :Shallow lagoons, swamps and tidal flats.
Distribution :Common Australia wide except Cape York, TAS., western N.T. and S.A. and eastern W.A.
Migration :Resident / breeding. Main breeding season, August to January, variable.
Introduced :No
Seen North Qld :  Yes

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