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Long-toed Stint

Long-toed Stint
Photographed byJohn Barkla on Tue 1st Jan, 2013 and uploaded by McKinley Moens on Mon 27th Aug, 2018 .
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CommentLong-toed Stint: Score 73%
Scientific Name: Calidris subminuta
Summer Breeding Grounds: Siberia + Far N Pacific
Overall Size: 13 - 15cm
Conservation Status (BWL): Least Concern

This species was misidentified as Wood Sandpiper x2, Great Knot x1

The Long-toed Stint is distinguishable from the Wood Sandpiper by the upperparts pattern. The Long-toed Stint has streaked upperparts and the Wood Sandpiper has speckled upperparts.

The Long-toed Stint is distinguishable from the Great Knot by the crown colour. The Long-toed Stint has a streaked, rufous crown, whereas the Great Knot has a streaked crown, but it is not rufous.

Some other identifying features for the Long-toed Stint are:

- Yellow legs

- Short, straight blackish bill, sometimes with lighter base

- Wingtips level with tail
LocationNambeelup (Western Australia)
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