Dutch Caribbean Species Register

Overview of the biodiversity of Aruba, Bonaire, Curaçao, Saba, Sint Eustatius and Sint Maarten

Black-necked Stilt Himantopus mexicanus

Photo: Hans Smulders

Classification

Himantopus [genus] (1)
mexicanus [species]

Classification

Himantopus [genus] (1)
mexicanus [species]

Names

Dutch name Amerikaanse steltkluut
Alternative Dutch name Steltkluut (pre-split)
English name Black-necked Stilt
Alternative English name Black-winged Stilt (pre-split)
Alternative English name American Stilt
Papiamento name Macamba
Alternative Papiamento name Redadó
Alternative Papiamento name Caweta di Patu (Bonaire)
Alternative Papiamento name Kaweta di Patu
Alternative Papiamento name Snepi Hudiu
Alternative Papiamento name Snepi di Sabana (Curaçao)
Valid name Himantopus mexicanus (Müller, 1776)
Synonym Himantopus himantopus mexicanus (Statius Muller, 1776)

Classification