Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Avocets and Stilts :: Black-necked Stilt
Black-necked Stilt Himantopus mexicanus
Described by: Müller, Statius (1776)
Alternate common name(s): Hawaiian Stilt
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors
Select thumbnail to view larger image - Place cursor over image for image information
Select additional thumbnail page to view 7 more images.
RangeNorth America, South America and the Hawaiian Is.;
(1) Hawaiian Is. (Niihau, Kauai (Po'ipu), Oahu, Molokai, Maui and Hawaii).
(2) Sw. Canada (cs. British Columbia, s. Alberta, s. Saskatchewan) and the United States (locally in e. Montana, Great Basin, s. Colorado, c. Kansas and coast of the Gulf of Mexico from Texas e. to Alabama and the Atlantic coast s. from New Jersey to s. Florida s. through Central America and the West Indies (Bahamas, Abaco s. to Antigua and Montserrat) to n. South America in Colombia (Caribbean coast, Cauca, Magdalena Valley), Venezuela (Ilanos), Trinidad, Tobago, Guyana, Surinam, Guiana, and e. of the Andes to e. Ecuador, Galapagos, and ne. Brazil (Bahia). Coastal sw. Peru and Andes in the vicinity of Lake Junin and Lake Titicaca. ___________________________________________________________________________________
North America n. of Mexican border;
Summer: sc. WAS, c. and e. ORG, ne. CAL, s. IDH, sc. WYO, nw. COL, n. UTH, n. and c. NEV. Se. CAL, ex. s. NEV, and wc. ARZ (Gilbert Water Ranch). Se. ALB and sw. SAS to c. MON. E. COL, e. and s. NMX, c. KAN, c. OKA s. to c. TEX (Austin). Locally in coastal cw. and c. CAL, wc. COL, nw. NMX, w. NEB, and c. NDK. In the Mississippi Valley from ex. s. ILL, se. MOU, w. KTY, e. and s. ARK, w. MIS, c. and e. LOU. Peninsular FLA n. along the Atlantic coast in e. GEO, e. SCA, e. NCA, e. VIR, e. MYD, and DEL. Casual n. to New England;
Winter: CAL (central valley and coastal s. from San Francisco Bay). Sc. ARZ. Coastal e. TEX, s. LOU and s. MIS. S. FLA.
Ding Darling Wildlife Refuge, Lee County, Florida, USA - May 27, 2001 Source: William Hull
Location unknown - Date unknown Source: Aves de Chile
Location unknown - Date unknown Source: Naturesongs.com
Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.
Comments/ErrorsPlease email with errors/comments on this page or to donate photos.
If there is no family list to the left, you may have arrived at this page from a direct link.
Please select "Mangoverde World Bird Guide" to view the entire bird site.