Hawaiian Stilt - Himantopus mexicanus knudseni
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The Hawaiian Stilt is native to Hawaii. There are five subspecies of Black-necked Stilts (Himantopus himantopus). The American Ornithologists' Union calls the Hawaiian species Himantopus mexicanus knudseni and internationally it is called Himantopus himantopus knudseni.
The Hawaiian Stilt or in Hawaiian Ae`o is an endangered species. They eat dragon flies, small fish, worms, crabs, water insects, and the seeds and roots of water plants.