WoRMS taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHimantopus himantopus (Linnaeus, 1758)

212609  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:212609)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Length: 38 cm. Plumage: white with glossy...  
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Length: 38 cm. Plumage: white with glossy black wings and back in male, less glossy in female; deep white V between wings; sometimes dark grey on crown of male, less so in female. Immature brown where adults black, sepia brown from crown to back and wings; extensive buff feather tipping. Bare parts: iris ruby red; bill black; feet and legs pinkish to red in adult, greyish pink in immature. Habitat: shallow waters of muddy creeks and estuaries or salt pans and inland waters. Resident, breeds in Africa, some palearctic migrants. <389><391><393> [details]
Adriaens, P. (2011). Himantopus himantopus (Linnaeus, 1758). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/traits/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=212609 on 2017-12-11

Date
action
by
1998-07-17 10:53:12Z
created
1998-08-28 07:21:49Z
changed
Depew, Lorna
2011-04-08 06:18:06Z
checked

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basis of record Urban, E.K., C.H. Fry & S. Keith (1986). The Birds of Africa, Volume II. Academic Press, London. [details]   

additional source Muller, Y. (2004). Faune et flore du littoral du Nord, du Pas-de-Calais et de la Belgique: inventaire. [Coastal fauna and flora of the Nord, Pas-de-Calais and Belgium: inventory]. Commission Régionale de Biologie Région Nord Pas-de-Calais: France. 307 pp., available online at http://www.vliz.be/imisdocs/publications/145561.pdf [details]   

additional source King, C.M.; Roberts, C.D.; Bell, B.D.; Fordyce, R.E.; Nicoll, R.S.; Worthy, T.H.; Paulin, C.D.; Hitchmough, R.A.; Keyes, I.W.; Baker, A.N.; Stewart, A.L.; Hiller, N.; McDowall, R.M.; Holdaway, R.N.; McPhee, R.P.; Schwarzhans, W.W.; Tennyson, A.J.D.; Rust, S.; Macadie, I. (2009). Phylum Chordata: lancelets, fishes, amphibians, reptiles, birds, mammals, in: Gordon, D.P. (Ed.) (2009). New Zealand inventory of biodiversity: 1. Kingdom Animalia: Radiata, Lophotrochozoa, Deuterostomia. pp. 431-554. [details]   

additional source Liu J.Y. [Ruiyu] (ed.). (2008). Checklist of marine biota of China seas. China Science Press. 1267 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

context source (HKRMS) HKBWS. (2013). Hong Kong Bird Report 2011. The Hong Kong Bird Watching Society.  [details]   

context source (RAS) Australian Antarctic Data Centre. , available online at https://data.aad.gov.au/aadc/biodiversity/ [details]   

context source (Schelde) Maris, T.; Beauchard, O.; Van Damme, S.; Van den Bergh, E.; Wijnhoven, S.; Meire, P. (2013). Referentiematrices en Ecotoopoppervlaktes Annex bij de Evaluatiemethodiek Schelde-estuarium Studie naar “Ecotoopoppervlaktes en intactness index”. Monitor Taskforce Publication Series, 2013-01. NIOZ: Yerseke. 35 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Length: 38 cm. Plumage: white with glossy black wings and back in male, less glossy in female; deep white V between wings; sometimes dark grey on crown of male, less so in female. Immature brown where adults black, sepia brown from crown to back and wings; extensive buff feather tipping. Bare parts: iris ruby red; bill black; feet and legs pinkish to red in adult, greyish pink in immature. Habitat: shallow waters of muddy creeks and estuaries or salt pans and inland waters. Resident, breeds in Africa, some palearctic migrants. <389><391><393> [details]
 

LanguageName 
Albanian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorkalorësiUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorfisnikorja këmbëkuqe  [details]
Bulgarian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorКокилобегач  [details]
Danish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorstylteløber  [details]
Dutch Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorsteltkluut  [details]
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorcommon stiltUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorblack-winged stilt  [details]
French Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorechasse blanche  [details]
German Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorStelzenläufer  [details]
Hebrew Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorתמירון  [details]
Italian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorcavaliere d'Italia  [details]
Japanese Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorセイタカシギ  [details]
Lithuanian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorkojūkas  [details]
Modern Greek (1453-) Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorΚαλαμοκανάς  [details]
Norwegian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorstylteløper  [details]
Norwegian Bokmål Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorstylteløper  [details]
Norwegian Nynorsk Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorstylteløpar  [details]
Polish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorszczudłak zwyczajny  [details]
Romanian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorpiciorong  [details]
Russian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorходулочник  [details]
Slovenian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorpolojnik  [details]
Spanish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorcigüeñuela común  [details]
Swedish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorstyltlöpare  [details]
Turkish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editoruzunbacak  [details]
Ukrainian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorХодуличникUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorКулик-довгоніг Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorДовгоніг  [details]
Welsh Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorhirgoes  [details]