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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In the past, it has hosted up to 30,000 banded stilt, which are listed as vulnerable under the National Parks and Wildlife Act, and 40,000 waterfowl.
Robin uses the example of the Banded Stilt to demonstrate that European ecological preconceptions, in this case of waterbird breeding behaviour, have limited the development of an accurate understanding of species lifecycle and ecosystem processes.