Location: Kaka Point, South New Zealand GPS: -46.4S, 169.8E, elev=588' MAP Date: April 21, 2017 ID : B13K4024 [4896 x 3264]
Adults and immatures in Kewdale, Western Australia
The White-headed Stilt or Pied Stilt is a bird in the Recurvirostridae family. It is sometimes treated as a distinct species Himantopus leucocephalus, sometimes included in the Common or Black-winged Stilt as Himantopus himantopus leucocephalus.
This shorebird is found in Australia, Brunei, Christmas Island, Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia, New Zealand, Palau, Papua New Guinea, and the Philippines.