Species Details


Red‑necked Stint Did you see this animal?

Scientific Name : Calidris ruficollis
Family : Scolopacidae
Order : Charadriiformes
Class : Aves
Phylum : Chordata
Other Name : Eastern Little Stint, Rufous-necked Stint
Habitat : Coast
Description : The Red-necked Stint is a small, grey shorebird whose head and upper breast turn chestnut-rufous in the summer (adult bird length approximately 15 cm, weight 25 g, wing 10 cm, bill 1.8 cm, tarsus 2 cm, tail 4.5 cm). In the winter, it looks greyish-brown from above and white from below. Its supercilium is white and the sides of its breast have grey patches. It feeds on insects and larvae, worms, crustaceans and other invertebrates
Distribution in Bangladesh
description written by:Fatema-Tuz-Zohora,Department of Zoology, Jagannath University,Dhaka;information source: Encyclopedia of Flora and Fauna of Bangladesh, Vol-26, iucnredlist.org;photo credit: greglasley (www.inaturalist.org/people/ greglasley ),photo shared from iNaturalist, photo copyright reserved according to iNaturalist rules;taxonomic checklist:P. M. Thompson and S. U. Chowdhury (2020). A checklist of birds of Bangladesh.Birds Bangladesh;bird song owner:Ko Chie-Jen (Jerome)(www.xeno-canto.org/Ko Chie-Jen (Jerome)), bird sound copyright reserved according to www.xeno-canto.org rules; more information, please contact us.