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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Over the last few centuries, Euroornithology has slowly unravelled many avian puzzles, such as the breeding location of the Banded Stilt Cladorhynchus leucocephalus, once thought to be overseas rather than the almost unimaginable reality of sporadic mass breeding in remote inland wetlands.
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.
> 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).