Snipes, Sandpipers and Phalaropes (Scolopacidae)

Least Sandpiper (Calidris minutilla) - HBW 3, p. 522

French: Bécasseau minuscule German: Wiesenstrandläufer Spanish: Correlimos Menudillo
Other common names: American/Least Stint

Taxonomy: Tringa minutilla Vieillot, 1819, Halifax, Nova Scotia.
Formerly placed in genus Erolia. Forms superspecies with C. subminuta, with which in past considered conspecific. Monotypic.

Distribution: Alaska through NW & NC Canada to Quebec, Newfoundland and Nova Scotia. Winters from S USA through Central America and West Indies to N Chile and CE Brazil.