French: Bécasseau à longs doigts German: Langzehen-Strandläufer Spanish: Correlimos dedilargo
Stanovoy Mountains, Russia
Disjunct populations from forest zone of SW Siberia to S tundra of Koryak Mts and NE Kamchatka; also Commander Is and N Kuril Is. Winters from E India, Sri Lanka and Indochina to Taiwan, and S through Philippines and Indonesia to W & SE Australia.
13–16 cm, 20–37 g, wingspan 26–35 cm. Small, slim stint with relatively long neck, legs and toes, always looking less compact than C. minutilla and... read more
Song given during display is a series of purring calls rolled together. Various calls described,... read more
Breeds in wide variety of subarctic and boreal open habitats, often in open bogs or mountain tundra... read more
Food and feeding
Diet poorly known, but includes insects (carabid beetles), small gastropod molluscs, crustaceans and seeds. Usually feeds among vegetation... read more
Nests early Jun to Jul. Probably monogamous. In scattered single pairs, often very close together. High degree of site fidelity. Nest a... read more
Migratory. Probably two main routes, which converge in China: along E coast of Asia, through... read more
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened (Least Concern). Total wintering population probably 25,000–100,000 birds. Regular migrant to freshwater wetlands in Australia; annual maximum... read more
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