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Red-necked Stint Calidris ruficollis   - Adults in flight
Red-necked Stint
Photographer : © David Bakewell
Location :Tanjung Tokong, Penang, Malaysia
Date : 31 August 2006
English synonyms:Rednecked Stint, Red-necked Sandpiper, Eastern Little Stint, Little Stint, Rufous-necked Sandpiper, Rufous-necked Stint
Bird Family :Tringinae - Godwits, curlews, shanks, sandpipers, tattlers, turnstones, dowitchers, knots,stints, dunlin, ruff, & phalaropes
Red Data Status :Least Concern
Remarks :The birds in the middle 'row' appear to have spatulate bills. This is in fact caused by mud sticking to their bills, illustrating the need for care when searching for Spoon-billed Sandpipers!