black-winged stilt

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Noun1.black-winged stilt - stilt of Europe and Africa and Asia having mostly white plumage but with black wingsblack-winged stilt - stilt of Europe and Africa and Asia having mostly white plumage but with black wings
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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Endangered Species - The Hawaiian Stilt (Ae`o), federally and state listed as endangered, nests on site.
California least tern (Sterna antillarum brownmi), coastal California gnatcatcher (Polioptila californica californica), golden-checked warbler (Dendroica chrysoparia), Hawaiian stilt (Himantopus mexicanus knudseni), least Bell's vireo (Vireo bellii pusillus), Mexican spotted owl (Strix occidentalis lucida), red-cockaded woodpecker (Picoides borealis), southwest willow flycatcher (Empidonax traitlii extiraus), western snowy plover alexandrinus nivosus), desert tortoise (Gopherus agassizii), gopher tortoise (Gopherus polyphemus), green sea turtle (Chelonia mydas), loggerhead sea turtle (Caretta caretta), gray bat (Myotis grisecens), Indiana bat (Myotis sodalis), and Sonoran pronghorn (Antilocapra americana sonoriensis).
To compensate for the wetland loss near the landfill, the consent order requires the county to enhance the wetland area at Ohiapilo pond to ensure a successful habitat for the Hawaiian stilt and coot.