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Little Stint Calidris minuta   - Adult moulting into non-breeding plumage
Little Stint
Photographer : © David Bakewell
Location :Tanjung Tokong, Penang, Malaysia
Date : 19 September 2006
English synonyms:Lesser Stint
Bird Family :Tringinae - Godwits, Curlews, Shanks, Sandpipers, Tattlers, Turnstones, Dowitchers, Knots, Stints, Dunlin, Ruff & Phalaropes
Red Data Status :Least Concern
Remarks :Note the streaked upper breast, long tibia and long, fine-tipped bill relative to Red-necked Stint. A rare visitor to Malaysia, though most likely under-recorded.