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Long-toed Stint

Calidris subminuta

Long-toed Stint © 2010 Andy Jensen

Subspecies

None.

Other Names

Long-toed Sandpiper, Middendorf’s Stint.

Distribution

Australia:  Recorded in all states and territories of Australia, with most being from Western Australia (as many as 96 have been recorded in one count).

Migratory habits

Migrates from Siberia south into south-east Asia, the east coast of India, Malaysia and the Philippines.

Breeding

Breeding areas not well known but thought to be in Siberia and east to the Kamachtka Peninsula.

Status

Regular summer visitor .

Confusing Species

Red-necked Stint
Sharp-tailed Sandpiper (maybe).