White-headed Stilt

photo by JJ Harrison

Scientific classification

Order

Charadriiformes

Family

Recurvirostridae

Subfamily

Himantopus

Species

leucocephalus

Appearance

* Mediumsized bird with black upperparts and white underparts
* Very long red legs and black pointed bill. White head
* Size: about 35 cm

Habitat

Wetlands

Countries

Asia
Oceania

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