Stilt Sandpiper (Micropalama himantopus) - HBW 3, p. 530
French: Bécasseau à échasses
Spanish: Correlimos Zancolín
Taxonomy: Tringa himantopus Bonaparte, 1826, Long Branch, New Jersey.
Should perhaps be included in genus Calidris, but more research required. Monotypic.
Distribution: N Alaska E to S Victoria I; W & S Hudson Bay. Winters from N Chile, Bolivia and SC Brazil to N Argentina and Uruguay; small numbers locally in S USA.
- Least Concern Enlarge map
VideosSee all 20 videos
An adult molting into breeding plumage foraging in a small pool of fresh water. Locality High Island, Galveston County, Texas, USA (United States) (Monotypic species)
Don DesJardin 27 April 2015 1 year ago 24 sec 4.3
Views of 2 juveniles preening and foraging in a shallow water. Locality Ventura County, California, USA (United States)
Don DesJardin 11 September 2011 4 years ago 52 sec 4.3
Two birds feeding on the water. Locality George C. Reifel Migratory Bird Sanctuary, British Columbia, Canada (Monotypic species)
Josep del Hoyo 17 August 2012 3 years ago 27 sec 4.3
Three juveniles foraging together with Long-billed Dowitcher. Locality Ventura County, California, USA (United States) (Monotypic species)
Don DesJardin 18 September 2011 4 years ago 47 sec 4.3
A vagrant moulting adult feeding in the shallows with Northern Lapwings Locality Neumann's Flash, Northwich, Cheshire, England, Great Britain (Monotypic species)
Greg Baker 1 September 2013 2 years ago 29 sec 4.2
Four birds in non-breeding plumage feeding in the water Locality Rio Lagartos, Yucatán State, Yucatán Peninsula, Mexico (Southern) (Monotypic species)
Josep del Hoyo 29 September 2006 8 years ago 44 sec 4.1
PhotosSee all 22 photos
Locality Ecuasal Saltpans, Salinas, Santa Elena Province, Ecuador
Lars Petersson 2 January 2014 48 weeks ago 5
A 1cy bird wading.
Locality Stjordal, Sor-Trondelag County, Norway
Bjørn-Tore Rekve Seim 18 October 2010 31 weeks ago 4.8
A side shot of a Stilt Sandpiper.
Locality Brigantine Island, Edwin B. Forsythe National Wildlife Refuge, New Jersey, USA (United States)
Hal and Kirsten Snyder 17 September 2006 14 weeks ago 4.3
Adult bird on winter plumage
Locality Rio Lagartos, Yucatán State, Yucatán Peninsula, Mexico (Southern)
rchavezdm 7 November 2011 2 years ago 4.2
Showing off its stilt legs
Locality Manhattan, Kansas, USA (United States)
Dave Rintoul 7 September 2014 1 year ago 4.1
A side view of a Stilt Sandpiper.
Locality Brownsville, Cameron County, Texas, USA (United States)
Hal and Kirsten Snyder 8 April 2016 4 weeks ago 4
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