Temmincks Stint

Scientific Name: Calidris temminckii
Common Name: Temminck's Stint

Identifying Features: yellowish legs, white underparts, brown-grey upper parts, light brown head and neck, black bill

Fun Facts:

  • Mostly eat insects and other small invertebrates.
  • Strongly migratory, wintering at freshwater sites in tropical Africa, the Indian Subcontinent and parts of Southeast Asia.


This image was clicked by Imran Shah – via Flickr.

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