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Stilt, Black-necked
Bird Info
Bird Info
Conservation status
Scientific Name:
Himantopus mexicanus
Alaska, Alberta, Anguilla, Antigua and Barbuda, Argentina, Arizona, Arkansas, Bahamas, Barbados, Bolivia, Brazil, British Columbia, British Virgin Islands, California, Canada, Caribbean, Cayman Islands, Central America and Caribbean, Chile, Colombia, Colorado, Connecticut, Costa Rica, Cuba, Delaware, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Florida, French Antilles, French Guiana, Georgia (State), Global Read more
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This species has an extremely large range, and hence does not approach the thresholds for Vulnerable under the range size criterion (Extent of Occurrence <20,000 km2 combined with a declining or fluctuating range size, habitat extent/quality, or population size and a small number of locations or ...
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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 the United States to southern Mexico, rarely as far south as Costa Rica; on the Baja California peninsula it is only found regularly in winter.[ 1] ...
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