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.
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