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Temminck's Stint

(Calidris temminckii)
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

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A photo of an adult Temminck's Stint is available on the page for Europe.


Near-dorsal view of a Temminck's Stint making the rounds of a pond; despite the inconspicuous eye-ring, this is probably a first-winter immature bird
[Campus of Sultan Qaboos University, near Muscat, September 2009]

Comparison of Temminck's Stint, left, with a Green Sandpiper
[Campus of Sultan Qaboos University, near Muscat, September 2009]

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