Scientific Name: Calidris minuta Common Name: Little Stint
Identifying Features: small size, brown-black wings, brownish-white head, black beak, black legs, white underparts
- It is gregarious in winter, sometimes forming large flocks with other Calidris waders, particularly dunlin.
- It is polygamous, and male and female may incubate separate clutches.
- Food is small invertebrates picked off the mud.
This image was clicked by Imran Shah – via Flickr.
Where have you seen this bird? Let us know in the comments below. You can also share a photo of this bird clicked by you by sending it to firstname.lastname@example.org