banded stilt

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Noun1.banded stilt - web-footed Australian stilt with reddish-brown pectoral markingsbanded stilt - web-footed Australian stilt with reddish-brown pectoral markings
Cladorhyncus, genus Cladorhyncus - one of two genera of stilts; similar to avocets but with straight bills
Australian stilt, stilt - long-legged three-toed wading bird of brackish marshes of Australia
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Among these, some species move to environments where they can avoid terrestrial predators: Banded Stilts Cladorhynchus leucocephalus, for example, breed on isolated islands in ephemeral inland lakes (Geering et al.
gt; 1% of flyway population) of seven shorebirds for part of the year: Double-banded Plover Charadrius bicinctus, Curlew Sandpiper Calidris ferruginea, Red-kneed Dotterel Erythrogonys cinctus, Red-necked Stint Calidris ruficollis, Sharp-tailed Sandpiper Calidris acuminata, Pied Oystercatcher Haemotopus longirostris and Banded Stilt Cladorhynchus leucocephalus (Watkins 1993; Dann 2007).