Hawaiian stilt (Himantopus mexicanus knudseni)
Where Listed: WHEREVER FOUND
The Hawaiian Stilt is a slender wading bird that grows up to 16 inches in length. It has a black back and white forehead, and is white below; the female has a tinge of brown on its back. This endangered species has very long pink legs and a long black bill. The Hawaiian subspecies differs from the North American stilt by having more black on its face and neck, and longer bill, tarsus, and tail.
- States/US Territories in which the Hawaiian stilt, Wherever found is known to or is believed to occur: Hawaii
- US Counties in which the Hawaiian stilt, Wherever found is known to or is believed to occur: View All
- USFWS Refuges in which the Hawaiian stilt, Wherever found is known to occur:
Hanalei National Wildlife Refuge, Huleia National Wildlife Refuge, James Campbell National Wildlife Refuge, Kakahaia National Wildlife Refuge, Kealia Pond National Wildlife Refuge... Show All Refuges
- Additional species information
|Status||Date Listed||Lead Region||Where Listed|
|1970-10-13||Pacific Region (Region 1)||Wherever found|
» Federal Register Documents
|Date||Title||Plan Action Status||Plan Status|
|2011-10-28||Recovery Plan for Hawaiian Waterbirds, Second Revision||View Implementation Progress||Final Revision 2|
|Date||Citation Page||Title||Document Type|
|2012-01-19||77 FR 2753 2754||Recovery Plan for Hawaiian Waterbirds, Second Revision||
|2008-04-29||73 FR 23264 23266||Initiation of 5-Year Status Reviews for 70 Species in Idaho, Montana, Oregon, Washington, and the Pacific Islands||
|2005-08-24||70 FR 49668 49669||Draft Revised Recovery Plan for Hawaiian Waterbirds, Second Draft of Second Revision: Notice of document availability for review and comment.||
|2010-08-27||Hawaiian stilt (Himantopus mexicanus knudseni) 5 year review|
» Critical Habitat
No critical habitat rules have been published for the Hawaiian stilt.
» Conservation Plans
|HCP Plan Summaries|
|Kawailoa Wind Power Facility - Oahu|
|Lanai Meteorological Towers|
|Na Pua Makani Wind Project|
|SHA Plan Summaries|
|Programmatic Safe Harbor Agreement Covering Hawaiian Goose, Duck, Moorhen, Coot, and Stilt for Participants of USDA Farm Bill Conservation Programs|
» Life History
No Life History information has been entered into this system for this species.
» Other Resources
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