Birds of Australia
Common Name: Red-necked Stint
Scientific Name: Calidris ruficollis
Red-necked Stint, Soldier's Beach Rock Platform Mar 2013.
Red Necked Stint. Soldiers Beach Rock Platform, April 2013.
Red Necked Stint, Soldiers Beach Rock Platform, Oct 2013.
Red-necked Stint taking off, Soldiers Beach Rock platform, Oct 2013.
Red-Necked Stints, Blue Bay, NSW Dec 2013
Red-Necked Stints, Blue Bay, NSW Dec 2013.
Pacific Golden Plover and Red-necked Stints, Blue Bay, NSW Dec 2013.
Red-necked Stints look simliar to Curlew Sandpipers. The Red-necked Stint (bottom left) is smaller and has a short straight bill.
A Red-necked Stint starting to get it's breeding colours Pelican Point March 2014