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.
I've got three words for you--the Banded Stilt. I'm not a twitcher but this little guy sums up the need to take a continent-wide and climatic perspective on nature conservation in Australia.