Red-necked Stint

Other Names: none

Distribution: arctic coasts of Alaska and eastern Siberia in summer; coastal Southeast Asia and Australia in winter.

Red-necked Stint distribution range map

Description:

Size: 13-16 cm in length with a 35-38 cm wingspan. Adults weigh 21-51 g.?

Plumage: In summer adults have an unstreaked orange breast, bordered with dark markings below, and a white V pattern on its back. The wing feathers are dark brown with a pale to light brown border. In winter plumage it resembles the Little Stint, although it is shorter legged and longer winged. Juveniles have more highly contrasting mantle plumage patterns and weaker white lines down the back than the adults. Both have long black legs and a black beak.

Species image
Red-necked Stint

Red-necked Stint

Bill Shape
dagger
Regions
alaska
alberta
british columbia
california
connecticut
delaware
hawaii
illinois
indiana
maine
maryland
massachusetts
nevada
new jersey
ohio
oregon
quebec
south carolina
tennessee
texas
virginia
washington
yukon
Tail Shape
squared-tail
Wing Shape
pointed-wings
Habitat
coasts
Color
brown
Body Shape
sandpiper
Size
small
Order
waders, shorebirds, seabirds - charadriiformes
sandpipers, phalaropes and allies - scolopacidae
Conservation Status
Least Concern
Bird Species