Black-necked (Hawaiian) Stilts recorded per party hr on the Waipi'o Christmas

Count, 1977-2014 (see Count Page), indicating no particular trend, but fluctuation

related to rainfall levels in the state. Wetter periods (such as 1976-1984, 1991-

1996, and 2007-2014) are more favorable for stilts than drought periods (see also Hawaiian Moorhen and Hawaiian Coot).


Species account


Graphs of Christmas Count data developed as part of The Birds of the Hawaiian

Islands: Occurrence, History, Distribution, and Status by Robert L. Pyle and Peter Pyle