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Little Stint

(Calidris minuta)
German name(s): "Zwergstrandläufer"
Size: 14-15.5 cm; wing span 27-30 cm
Weight: 20-44 g

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Physical description

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Taxonomy, classification

See Little Stint at Wikipedia .

Range, habitat, finding this species

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Sightings

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Photos

ADULT

Sex unknown

NON-BREEDING

Frontal view of a Little Stint, with, on the right for comparison, a Common Ringed Plover, both in non-breeding plumage; click on image to see a second Little Stint (photo courtesy of J. Pires )
[Montargil, Alentejo, Portugal, October 2015]

Near-lateral view of a Little Stint, with, on the left for comparison, a Common Ringed Plover, both in non-breeding plumage; click on image to see a second Little Stint (photo courtesy of J. Pires )
[Montargil, Alentejo, Portugal, October 2015]

IMMATURE/JUVENILE

Near-frontal view of a Little Stint; given the season and the rufous hues on the bird's back, this is probably a juvenile - note the prominent white stripes (photo courtesy of J. Pires )
[Montargil, Alentejo, Portugal, October 2015]

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