Alice Springs Waste Stabilisation Ponds
The Pied Stilt (Himantopus leucocephalus), also known as the White-headed Stilt, is a shorebird in the family Recurvirostridae. A waterbird (grouped with the waders), that is gregarious, it is sometimes seen with other waders such as the Avocets or as a mixed flock with the Black Stilt (Himantopus novaezelandiae). The Pied Stilt feeds in shallow water, probing into the sediment with its beak.
The photographs presented here were taking over the years in February, May, June to December.
- Scientific classification
- Kingdom: Animalia
- Phylum: Chordata
- Class: Aves
- Order: Charadriiformes
- Family: Recurvirostridae
- Genus: Himantopus
- Species: Himantopus leucocephalus
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