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  • 1. IUCN Red List (March, 2008) http://www.iucnredlist.org External link.
  • 2. WCMC Species Sheets (March, 2008) External link.
  • 2011. IOC World Bird List, Master List v2.9
  • 2011. Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource, 2011.04.02
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  • 5. Merton, D., Reed, C. and Crouchley, D. (1999) Recovery strategies and techniques for three free-living, critically-endangered New Zealand birds kakapo (Strigops habroptilus), black stilt (Himantopus novaezelandiae) and takahe (Porphyrio mantelli). Proceedings the 7th World Conference on Breeding Endangered Species, 0: 151 - 162.
  • 6. BirdLife International. (2000) Threatened Birds of the World. Lynx Edicions and BirdLife International, Barcelona and Cambridge.
  • 7. Sanders, M.D. (1999) Effect of changes in water level on numbers of black stilts (Himantopus novaezelandiae)using deltas of Lake Benmore. New Zealand Journal of Zoology, 26: 155 - 163.
  • BirdLife International 2013. Himantopus novaezelandiae
  • Clements, J. F., T. S. Schulenberg, M. J. Iliff, D. Roberson, T. A. Fredericks, B. L. Sullivan, and C. L. Wood. 2014. The eBird/Clements checklist of birds of the world: Version 6.9. Downloaded from
  • Gill, Frank, and Minturn Wright. 2006. Birds of the World: Recommended English Names
  • Gill, Frank, and Minturn Wright. 2006. Birds of the World: Recommended English Names. ix + 259
  • Orrell T. (custodian) (2015). ITIS Global: The Integrated Taxonomic Information System (version Mar 2015). In: Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life, 26th August 2015 (Roskov Y., Abucay L., Orrell T., Nicolson D., Kunze T., Flann C., Bailly N., Kirk P., Bourgoin T., DeWalt R.E., Decock W., De Wever A., eds). Digital resource at Species 2000: Naturalis, Leiden, the Netherlands. ISSN 2405-8858.


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