Crested Tern
Resting, with Silver Gulls
Murray Mallee Region
Eastern Great Egret
Black-winged Stilt (Himantopus himantopus)Class: Animals (Animalia) - Chordates (Chordata) - Birds (Aves)
Order: Coastal Birds (Charadriiformes)
Family: Wader (Recurvirostridae)
Species: Black-winged Stilt (Himantopus himantopus)
This Photo:     Adult, in a zoo
Synonym: Himantopus leucocephalus
Other name: Pied Stilt

General Species Information:
Found in the Murray Mallee SA and possibly elsewhere

Copyright © 2011-2024 Brett & Marie Smith. All Rights Reserved. Photographed 26-Oct-2011
This species is classed as VU (Vulnerable) in the Murray Mallee, SA, by DENR (Regional Species Status Assessments, July 2010)