Himantopus mexicanus


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Related to Himantopus mexicanus: Himantopus melanurus
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Noun1.Himantopus mexicanus - stilt of southwestern United States to northern South America having black plumage extending from the head down the back of the neckHimantopus mexicanus - stilt of southwestern United States to northern South America having black plumage extending from the head down the back of the neck
genus Himantopus, Himantopus - major one of two genera of stilts; similar to avocets but with straight bills
Himantopus stilt, longlegs, long-legs, stilt plover, stiltbird, stilt - long-legged three-toed black-and-white wading bird of inland ponds and marshes or brackish lagoons
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A new genus and species of Cyclocoelid from the black-necked stilt, Himantopus mexicanus (Recurvirostridae) from Galveston, Texas.
Para la playa de Puerto Velero se han reportado aves playeras como Pelecanus occidentalis, Sula leucogaster, egretta alba, egretta thula, Himantopus mexicanus, Brotogeris jugularis, eupsittula pertinax, Chloroceryle spp.
Avifauna alimentandose en los depositos de algas y materia organica (Egretta thula, Egretta rufescens, Haematopus palliatus, Larus delawarensis, Larus heermanni, Leucophaeus atricilla, Himantopus mexicanus, Tringa semipalmata, Limosa Fedoa, Numenius americanus), Aves alimentandose de organismos muertos en el litoral arenoso (Fregata magnificens) y anidando en sustrato (Sula nebouxii, Egretta thula, Larus heermanni) y anidando en matorral seco (Phalacrocorax brasilianus, Ardea herodias).
Digenea: Heterophyidae) and other Endohelminths from the Black-Necked Stilt, Himantopus mexicanus (Recurvirostridae), from the Galveston Area of the Texas Gulf Coast, USA.
Con base a la frecuencia de aparicion, las especies que se ubicaron en las tres zonas y la zona de referencia del pantano fueron: Buteo magnirostris (especie rapaz), Elanus leucurus (especie rapaz), Rostrhamus sociabilis (especie rapaz sujeta a proteccion especial), Butorides striatus, Ardea alba, Egretta thula, Caracara cheriway (especie rapaz), Cathartes burrovianus, Coragyps atratus, Crotophaga sulcirostris, Dendrocygna autumnalis, Sporophila torqueola, Stelgidopterix ruficollis, Agelaius phoeniceus, Jacana spinosa e Himantopus mexicanus.
Asimismo, en ese estudio se aislaron dos cepas patogenicas en Himantopus mexicanus y Sterna hirndo.
Dos especies usan los tres habitats: Falco peregrinus (Tunstall, 1771) e Himantopus mexicanus (Muller, 1776).