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Australasian pied stilt, Himantopus leucocephalus, AV6667

Physical Description

Study skin of a stilt with its body in a straight line with the head and legs. Wings are folded back against the body, and the head is tilted so that the beak is pointing forward. Has a length of wooden skewer protruding from the abdomen in line with the legs.

Field Collection

found shot


Length: 56mm



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