Body white with black wings and a wide red-brown band across breast. Legs narrow and red. Bill black, narrow and pointed. Body up to 41 cm long.
Banded Stilts are nomadic, moving between different areas in different seasons. They breed after heavy rain, mainly in arid inland areas.
Saltwater lakes, open freshwater wetlands, coastal bays and inlets.
Southern Australia, including western and central Victoria.
Native to Australia
- DSE Advisory List : Not listed
- EPBC Act 1999 : Not listed
- IUCN Red List : Least Concern