Definition of Australian stilt
1. Noun. Long-legged three-toed wading bird of brackish marshes of Australia.
Generic synonyms: Limicoline Bird, Shore Bird, Shorebird
Group relationships: Cladorhyncus, Genus Cladorhyncus
Specialized synonyms: Banded Stilt, Cladorhyncus Leucocephalum
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Literary usage of Australian stilt
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1. The Zoological Record ...: Being Records of Zoological Literature by Zoological Record Association (London, England), Zoological Society of London (1868)
"Note on the Eggs of the australian stilt-Plover (Himan- topus leucocephalus). Tom. cit. p. 600. • . ..."
2. Proceedingsby Zoological Society of London by Zoological Society of London (1872)
"1867, 392 Note on the Eggs of the australian stilt-Plover (Himantopus leucocephalus) 1867, 600 Letter from, relating to the nesting of the Lyre-bird 1868, ..."