Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Avocets and Stilts :: Black Stilt
Black Stilt Himantopus novaezelandiae
Described by: Gould (1841)
Alternate common name(s): New Zealand Stilt
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors
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Very restricted range;
Breed in MacKenzie Basin, n. Otago, and s. Canterbury in South Island.
Winters along the cw. coast of North Island.
Reintroduced at Lake Tekapo, North Island.
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Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.
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