Tag: Calidris subminuta

First record of a long-toed stint (Calidris subminuta) in New Zealand

Long-toed Stint (Calidris subminuta) Science Article 1 abstract On 31 August 1997 Sheila Petch and Nick Allen were at Jarvis Road, Lake Ellesmere looking for shorebirds newly arrived from the Northern Hemisphere. While looking at a flock of recently arrived red-necked stints (Calidris ruflcollis) they noticed a bird of similar size, but with pale legs […]

PARENTAL ROLES AND THE MATING SYSTEM OF THE LONG-TOED STINT CALIDRIS SUBMINUTA

Long-toed Stint (Calidris subminuta) Science Article 2 abstract The mating system of the Long-toed Stint is poorly known. Observations of several broods in western Kamchatka in 1989 suggest a monogamous mating system in which incubation is shared, but with males caring for the brood after hatching Pavel S. Tomkovich, WSG Bull. 57: 42-43. Download article […]

PARENTAL ROLES AND THE MATING SYSTEM OF THE LONG-TOED STINT CALIDRIS SUBMINUTA

Long-toed Stint (Calidris subminuta) Science Article 2 abstract The mating system of the Long-toed Stint is poorly known. Observations of several broods in western Kamchatka in 1989 suggest a monogamous mating system in which incubation is shared, but with males caring for the brood after hatching Pavel S. Tomkovich, WSG Bull. 57: 42-43. Download article […]

Long-toed Stint (Calidris subminuta)

[order] CHARADRIIFORMES | [family] Scolopacidae | [latin] Calidris subminuta | [UK] Long-toed Stint | [FR] Becasseau a longs doigts | [DE] Langzehen-Standlaufer | [ES] Correlimos Dedilargo | [NL] Taiga-strandloper Subspecies Monotypic species Physical charateristics This bird has yellowish legs and a short thin dark bill. Breeding adults are a rich brown with darker feather centres […]