Black-necked Stilt

(Himantopus mexicanus)

Conservation Status
Black-necked Stilt
  IUCN Red List

LC - Least Concern

     
  NatureServe

N5B, N5N - Secure Breeding and Nonbreeding

     
  Minnesota

not listed

     
           
           
 
Description
 
 

 

 
     
 

Size

 
 

14 in length

 
     
 

Voice

 
   
     
 

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Habitat
 
 

Wetland, open water

 
     
 
Biology
 
 

Migration

 
 

 

 
     
 

Nesting

 
 

 

 
     
 

Food

 
 

 

 
     
 
Distribution
 
 

Occurrence

 
 

Four accidental records, one each in April, May, June, and July

 
         
 

Maps

 
 

The Minnesota Ornithologists’ Union All Seasons Species Occurrence Map

 
         
 
Taxonomy
 
  Class Aves (birds)  
 

Order

Charadriiformes (shorebirds and allies)  
 

Family

Recurvirostridae (avocets and stilts)  
 

Genus

Himantopus (typical stilts)  
       
 

Subordinate Taxa

 
 

Hawaiian Stilt (Himantopus mexicanus knudseni)
Black-necked Stilt (Himantopus mexicanus mexicanus)

 
       
 

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Other Videos
 
  PERRITO (Himantopus mexicanus)
Juan Tassara
 
   
 
About

Published on May 8, 2013

Ave zancuda, de bordes de lagos, pantanos y tierras anegadas. Patas largas y rosadas, muy caracteristicas. Grito similar al ladrido de un perrito.

   
  Black-necked Stilt (Recurvirostridae: Himantopus mexicanus)
Carl Barrentine
 
   
 
About

Uploaded on May 7, 2011

Photographed at the Kellys Slough NWR, North Dakota (07 May 2011).

   
  Through the Lens: Black-necked Stilt
LabofOrnithology
 
   
 
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Uploaded on Mar 3, 2011

Compared to their body size, Black-necked Stilts have the longest legs of any bird! Lab photographer Gerrit Vyn shares a remarkable flock of stilts he filmed in Louisiana at Audubon's Paul J. Rainey Reserve.

   
  Black-necked Stilt Bird
Arizona GameAndFish
 
   
 
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Uploaded on Mar 27, 2007

Black-necked Stilt Bird in Arizona by the Arizona Game and Fish Department

   
  Black-necked Stilt
Mark Vance
 
   
 
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Published on Aug 31, 2012

Black-necked Stilt - By: Mark H. Vance - Be sure to check out all of Mark's bird videos at http://www.youtube.com/markinsrq5 Please subscribe if you like birds, many more great videos to come! Thanks

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