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  • Scientific Names
    • Himantopus mexicanus
    • Himantopus himantopus mexicanus
  • German
    • Amerikanischer Stelzenläufer
  • Unspecified
    • Ae'o
  • English
    • Black-necked Stilt
  • Spanish
    • Candelero americano
  • Unknown
    • Ae'o
  • Aou 4 Letter Codes
    • BNST
  • French
    • Échasse d'Amérique

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Black-necked Stilt Himantopus mexicanus

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quantron

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December 4, 2016 03:27 PM PST

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Black-necked Stilt Himantopus mexicanus

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kueda

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December 4, 2016 12:42 PM PST

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Black-necked Stilt Himantopus mexicanus

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quantron

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December 4, 2016 02:42 PM PST

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Black-necked Stilt Himantopus mexicanus

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quantron

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December 4, 2016 01:42 PM PST

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Black-necked Stilt Himantopus mexicanus

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kueda

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December 4, 2016 10:43 AM PST

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Black-necked Stilt Himantopus mexicanus

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francisco3

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December 4, 2016 10:52 AM HST

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Black-necked Stilt Himantopus mexicanus

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yburch

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December 3, 2016 09:34 AM HST

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Black-necked Stilt Himantopus mexicanus

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mako252

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December 4, 2016 08:52 AM CST

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Black-necked Stilt Himantopus mexicanus

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dhalter

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June 11, 2016 10:08 AM CDT

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Black-necked Stilt Himantopus mexicanus

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enri7

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November 28, 2016 06:01 PM CST

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Black-necked Stilt Himantopus mexicanus

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mchlfx

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November 25, 2016 05:44 PM CST

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Black-necked Stilt Himantopus mexicanus

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jaykeller

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October 16, 2016 09:54 AM PDT
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Description from Wikipedia

The Black-necked Stilt (Himantopus mexicanus) is a locally abundant shorebird of American wetlands and coastlines. It is found from the coastal areas of California through much of the interior western United States and along the Gulf of Mexico as far east as Florida, then south through Central America and the Caribbean to northwest Brazil southwest Peru,east Ecuador and the Galápagos Islands. The northernmost populations, particularly those from inland, are migratory, wintering from the extreme south of...

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Conservation Summary

  • Canada
    Imperiled (N2B) (Source: NatureServe)
  • Hawaii, US
    Imperiled (S2) (Source: NatureServe)
  • North Carolina, US
    Significantly Rare: Any species which has not been listed by the N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission as an Endangered, Threatened, or Special Concern species, but which exists in the state (or recently occurred in the state) in small numbers and has been determined by the N.C. Natural Heritage Program to need monitoring. (This is a N.C. Natural Heritage Program designation.) Significantly Rare species include "peripheral" species, whereby North Carolina lies at the periphery of the species' range (such as Hermit Thrush), as well as species of historical occurrence with some likelihood of re-discovery in the state. Species considered extirpated in the state, with little likelihood of re-discovery, are given no N.C. Status (unless already listed by the N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission as E, T, or SC).
Source: BirdLife International (2011) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 31/07/2011.
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