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 50 weeks 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 44 weeks ago 5
A 1cy bird wading.
Locality Stjordal, Sor-Trondelag County, Norway
Bjørn-Tore Rekve Seim 18 October 2010 26 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 9 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
feeding in breeding habitat
Locality Prudhoe Bay, Alaska, USA (United States)
Jacob Wijpkema 7 June 2001 1 year ago 4
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