Himantopus leucocephalus, White-headed Stilt, Gagangbayang Belang

Written by on November 19, 2010 in Indonesia Bird with 0 Comments

Himantopus leucocephalus, White-headed Stilt, Gagangbayang Belang

The White-hHimantopus leucocephalus, White-headed Stilt, Gagangbayang Belangeaded Stilt or Pied Stilt is a bird in the Recurvirostridae family. It is sometimes treated as a distinct species Himantopus leucocephalus, sometimes included in the Common or Black-winged Stilt as Himantopus himantopus leucocephalus.

This shorebird is found in Australia, Brunei, Christmas Island, Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia, New Zealand, Palau, Papua New Guinea, and the Philippines.

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