The kind of plover, which appears as if mounted on stilts (Himantopus
nigricollis), is here common in flocks of considerable size.
The black-necked stilt (Himantopus
mexicanus Statius Muller, 1776) is the widest distributed Recurvirostridae species of the Americas, with resident and wintering populations in many wetlands.
First report of acanthocephalan Profilicollis altmani on a black-necked stilt Himantopus
###Recurvirostridae###Black Winged Stint Himantopus
According to the DENR-BMB, from 2007 to 2011, the site supports at least one person of the estimated population of black-winged stilts (Himantopus himantopus
) using the East Asian-Australasian flyway.
Redhead Ay thy a americana Ring-necked Duck Aythya collaris Canvasback Aythya valisineria Lesser Scaup Aythya afpnis Bufflehead Bucephala albeola Ruddy Duck Oxyura jamaicensis Eared Grebe Podiceps nigricollis Clark's Grebe Aechmophorus clarkii Double-crested Cormorant Phalacrocorax auritus American White Pelican Pelecanus erythrarhynchos Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias Cattle Egret Bubulcus ibis White-faced Ibis Plegadis chihi American Coot Fulica americana Sandhill Crane Grus canadensis Killdeer Charadrius vociferans Semipalmated Plover Charadrius semipalmatus Black-necked Stilt Himantopus
mexicanus American Avocet Recurvirostra americana Solitary Sandpiper Tringa solitaria Spotted Sandpiper Actitis mandarins Long-billed Curlew Numenius americanus Generic sandpiper Calidris sp.
 TADJINE, B., 2010--Etude du regime alimentaire de l'Echasse blanche Himantopus himantopus
(Linaeus, 1758) dans le Chott Ain El-Beida [laquo] Ouargla [raquo].
However, there are also species whose numbers and area of distribution have increased over the last decades, like the golden eagle (Aquila chrysaetos), mentioned by Aquilino Ribeiro; the Eurasian collared dove (Streptopelia decaoto) mentioned by Lidia Jorge; and the black-winged Stilt (Himantopus himantopus
), mentioned by Carlos de Oliveira.
Other avian species with documented respiratory trematodiasis include captive bearded barbets (Lybius dubius), (3) captive white-necked mynahs, (Streptocitta albicollis), (3) free-ranging black-necked stilts (Himantopus
mexicanus), (4) free-ranging Florida snail kites (Rostrhamus sociabilis plumbeus), (5) free-ranging American coots (Fulica americana), (6) and several species of free-ranging waterfowl.
Oroklini Lake is very important for two species of birds that nest there, Blackwinged Stilt (Himantopus himantopus
) and Spur-winged Plover (Vanellus spinosus).
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., en las coberturas de Playa y Mangle (INVEMAR, 2005).
rolland chilensis and Himantopus
melanurus as natural hosts and the freshwater shrimp Palaemonetes argentinus as natural intermediate secondary host.