Birds of the World

Recurvirostridae : Avocets & Stilts

Banded Stilt

Cladorhynchus leucocephalus

Western Australia - November 2014

Banded Stilt is endemic to Australia where it is a largely nomadic species, breeding on transient saline lakes in inland desert areas.

immature - Western Australia - November 2014

Immatures lack the broad breast band of the adults and are separated from the similar Pied Stilt by the lack of black on the hind-neck.