Himantopus leucocephalus

2 Pied Stilt at Fyshwick, ACT

Himantopus leucocephalus at Fyshwick, ACT - 23 Oct 2020
Himantopus leucocephalus at Fyshwick, ACT - 23 Oct 2020
Himantopus leucocephalus at Fyshwick, ACT - 23 Oct 2020
Himantopus leucocephalus at Fyshwick, ACT - 23 Oct 2020
Himantopus leucocephalus at Fyshwick, ACT - 23 Oct 2020
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Identification history

Himantopus leucocephalus 25 Oct 2020 Liam.m
Himantopus leucocephalus 25 Oct 2020 RodDeb

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an immature Pied Stilt also seen with them (see pic) so not sure where they bred but Shorty reported seeing them nest building the next day also.

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Location information

Sighting information

  • 5 Abundance
  • 23 Oct 2020 10:32 AM Recorded on
  • RodDeb Recorded by

Species information

  • Himantopus leucocephalus Scientific name
  • Pied Stilt Common name
  • Not Sensitive
  • Rare or uncommon native
  • Non-Invasive
  • Up to 825m Recorded at altitude
  • 175 images trained Machine learning
  • External link More information
  • Synonyms

    Himantopus himantopus
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