Chordates • Earth.com

New Zealand black stilt

(Himantopus novaezelandiae)

galery

Description

The black knight ( Himantopus novaezelandiae Gould,1841 ) is a bird of the family Recurvirostridae.

Taxonomic tree:

Domain:
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum:
Class: Aves
Order:Charadriiformes
Family:Recurvirostridae
Genus:Himantopus
News coming your way
The biggest news about our planet delivered to you each day