Banded Stilts, Cladorhynchus leucocephalus

 

Stilts

 

Banded StiltsThe Banded Stilt, Cladorhynchus leucocephalus, is a stilt. This species is endemic to Australia, and gets its name from the red-brown breast band found on breeding adults.

It is locally known as the Rottnest snipe on Rottnest Island, though not related to true snipe.

 

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