Long-toed Stint

Other Names: none

Distribution: discontinuously throughout Siberia in summer; coasts of Australia and Southeast Asia in winter.

Long-toed Stint distribution range map

Description:

Size: 12-15 cm in length with a 33-35 cm wingspan.

Plumage: Breeding adults are a rich brown with pale-bordered dark brown feathers above and white breasts and undersides. The throat is pale with brown vertical streaks. They have a brown crown with a pale line above each eye. In winter, they develop a gray back. The juveniles have a brightly patterned brick-red and white back with white mantle stripes.

The legs are variable bright yellow to light gray, and the eyes and beak are black.

Species image
Long-toed Stint

Long-toed Stint

Bill Shape
dagger
Regions
alaska
california
hawaii
illinois
oregon
Tail Shape
pointed-tail
Wing Shape
pointed-wings
Habitat
lakes rivers ponds
Grasslands
Color
brown
Body Shape
sandpiper
Size
small
Order
waders, shorebirds, seabirds - charadriiformes
sandpipers, phalaropes and allies - scolopacidae
Conservation Status
Least Concern
Bird Species