Little Stint

Calidris minuta

Order

CHARADRIIFORMES

Family

Sandpipers, Phalaropes (Scolopacidae)

Code 4

LIST

Code 6

CALMIA

ITIS

HEAD

Little Stint Head Illustration
  • Bill Shape: Dagger
  • Eye Color: Yellow to yellow-green.
  • Head pattern: Streaked, Eyering
  • Crown Color: Dark brown with rust-brown streaks.
  • Forehead Color: Brown and white streaked.
  • Nape Color: Dark brown and rust-brown streaks.
  • Throat Color: White
  • Cere color: No Data

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BODY

Little Strint Body Illustration
  • Length Range: 13-18 cm (5-7 in)
  • Weight: 44 g (1.55 oz)
  • Size: Small (5 - 9 in)
  • Color Primary: Brown
  • Underparts: White, with some brown and rust-brown spotting on breast.
  • Upperparts: Dark brown, rust-brown and black, appearing scaled.
  • Back Pattern: Striped or streaked
  • Belly Pattern: Solid
  • Breast Pattern: Spotted or speckled

FLIGHT

Little Strint Flight Illustration
  • Flight Pattern: Swift direct flight with rapid wing beats.
  • Wingspan Range: 28-30 cm (11-12 in)
  • Wing Shape: Tapered-Wings
  • Tail shape: Pointed Tail
  • Tail Pattern: Solid
  • Upper Tail: White with black center stripe.
  • Under Tail: White
  • Leg Color: Black
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Parts of a Standing bird X
Head Feathers and Markings X
Parts of a Flying bird X