Temmincks Stint

Other Names: none

Distribution: arctic Eurasia in summer; central Africa and south and southeast Asia in winter.

Temmincks Stint distribution range map

Description:

Size: 13-15 cm in length with a 34-36 cm wingspan.

Plumage: The uppersides range from dull gray to olive brown, with variable patches of black brown, dull red and gray. The head and breast are grayish-brown. The breast is heavily streaked with brown, with white on the chin, throat and belly. When breeding, they may have some brick-red wing mantle feathers. The legs are yellow to yellowish-gray, the beak is brownish-gray, and the eyes are black with white eyerings.

Species image
Temmincks Stint

Temmincks Stint

Bill Shape
dagger
Regions
alaska
aleutians
british columbia
washington
Tail Shape
fan-shaped-tail
Wing Shape
pointed-wings
Habitat
coasts
Marshes
Color
brown
Body Shape
sandpiper
Size
small
Order
waders, shorebirds, seabirds - charadriiformes
sandpipers, phalaropes and allies - scolopacidae
Conservation Status
Least Concern
Bird Species