Breeding season: highly variable, usually August to December. Clutch size is three to four. Nest in small colonies. Within these colonies, the mated pairs stongly defend their individual territories. The nest may be anything from a simple shallow scrape on the ground to a mound of vegetation placed in or near the water. Both sexes incubate the eggs and look after the young.
Plumage black and white.
Source: Atlas of Living Australia
Black-winged Stilts feed by pecking at food items while wading in the water.
Carnivore. Feeds on aquatic insects, but will also take molluscs and crustaceans.
Found in open freshwater wetlands, coastal bays and inlets.
Native to Australia