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Definition of Himantopus Mexicanus

Himantopus Mexicanus
Stilt Stilt, n. [OE. stilte; akin to Dan. stylte, Sw. stylta, LG. & D. stelt, OHG. stelza, G. stelze, and perh. to E. stout.] 1. A pole, or piece of wood, constructed with a step or loop to raise the foot above the ground in walking. It is sometimes lashed to the leg, and sometimes prolonged upward so as to be steadied by the hand or arm. Ambition is but avarice on stilts, and masked. --Landor. 2. A crutch; also, the handle of a plow. [Prov. Eng.] --Halliwell. 3. (Zo["o]l.) Any species of limicoline birds belonging to Himantopus and allied genera, in which the legs are remarkably long and slender. Called also longshanks, stiltbird, stilt plover, and lawyer. Note: The American species (Himantopus Mexicanus) is well known. The European and Asiatic stilt (H. candidus) is usually white, except the wings and interscapulars, which are greenish black. The white-headed stilt (H. leucocephalus) and the banded stilt (Cladorhynchus pectoralis) are found in Australia. Stilt plover (Zo["o]l.), the stilt. Stilt sandpiper (Zo["o]l.), an American sandpiper (Micropalama himantopus) having long legs. The bill is somewhat expanded at the tip.

Meaning of Himantopus Mexicanus from wikipedia

- Himantopus himantopus mexic****. However, the AOS has always considered it a species in its own right, and the scientific name Himantopus mexic**** is...
- The black-winged stilt (Himantopus himantopus) is a widely distributed very long-legged wader in the avocet and stilt family (Recurvirostridae). The scientific...
- The Hawaiian stilt (Himantopus mexic**** knudseni) is an endangered Hawaiian subspecies of the black-necked stilt (H. mexic****) species. It is a long-legged...
- stilt, Himantopus himantopus White-backed stilt, Himantopus melanurus Pied stilt, Himantopus leucocephalus Black-necked stilt, Himantopus mexic**** Hawaiian...
- White-backed stilt Himantopus (himantopus/mexic****) melanurus South America Black-necked stilt Himantopus mexic**** Americas Black stilt Himantopus novaezelandiae...
- hundred. The taxonomy of the stilts is particularly debated, with the genus Himantopus considered to have two to six species. Baker, Allan J.; Thomas, Gareth...
- endangered Hawaiian waterbirds, including the āeʻo (Hawaiian stilt, Himantopus mexic**** knudseni), ʻalae kea (Hawaiian coot, Fulica alai), ʻalae ʻula (Hawaiian...
- straight bills. Black-winged stilt, Himantopus himantopus (V) LC (Hawaiian) black-necked stilt, Himantopus mexic**** knudseni LC American avocet, Recurvirostra...
- (ʻalae, ʻalae keʻokeʻo) (Fulica alai) and the Hawaiian stilt (aeʻo) (Himantopus mexic**** knudseni). Kanaha Pond was designated a state sanctuary in 1951 and...
- Nycticorax nycticorax hoactli) and the endangered āeʻo (Hawaiian stilt, Himantopus mexic**** knudseni) and ʻalae kea (Hawaiian coot, Fulica alai). Kealia Pond...