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Temminck's Stint

(Calidris temminckii)
German name(s): "Temminckstrandläufer"
Size: 13-15 cm; wing span 34-37 cm
Weight: 15-35 g
Description     Classification     Distribution     Sightings     Photos     Breeding     Nest     Eggs     Behaviour     Food     Call/s

Physical description

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Taxonomy, classification

See Temminck's Stint at Wikipedia .

Range, habitat, finding this species

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Sex unknown


Near-frontal view of a Temminck's Stint in breeding plumage resting on one leg (photo courtesy of M. Eaton)
[Near Tromso airport, Tromso, Norway, June 2018]

Near-dorsal view of a wader that, if correctly identified, is a very light-coloured variant of a Temminck's Stint in breeding plumage (photo courtesy of M. Eaton)
[Near Tromso airport, Tromso, Norway, June 2018]


We have not seen a juvenile bird in Europe yet, but a photo is available from Oman.

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