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  • German
    • Amerikanischer Stelzenläufer
  • Scientific Names
    • Himantopus mexicanus
  • 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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Recent observations

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Hawaiian Stilt Himantopus mexicanus ssp. knudseni

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treichard

Date

September 8, 2016 12:43 PM EDT

Place

Hawaii, US (Google, OSM)

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Black-necked Stilt Himantopus mexicanus

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manuelnevarez

Date

September 29, 2016 12:08 PM CDT

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Black-necked Stilt Himantopus mexicanus

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manuelnevarez

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September 29, 2016 12:06 PM CDT

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Black-necked Stilt Himantopus mexicanus

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fundacionyepez

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September 28, 2016 04:55 PM CDT

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Black-necked Stilt Himantopus mexicanus

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fundacionyepez

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September 28, 2016 04:52 PM CDT

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Black-necked Stilt Himantopus mexicanus

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fundacionyepez

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September 28, 2016 04:51 PM CDT

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Black-necked Stilt Himantopus mexicanus

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kimssight

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September 28, 2016 08:35 AM PDT

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Black-necked Stilt Himantopus mexicanus

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ross2

Date

September 27, 2016 02:59 PM PDT

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Black-necked Stilt Himantopus mexicanus

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pisterman

Date

January 29, 2015 11:53 AM CST

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Black-necked Stilt Himantopus mexicanus

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lonnyholmes

Date

September 26, 2016 07:39 AM PDT

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Black-necked Stilt Himantopus mexicanus

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setibarbara

Date

September 11, 2016 01:11 PM PDT

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Black-necked Stilt Himantopus mexicanus

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blakesito

Date

March 14, 2016 09:08 AM CDT
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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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