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 16 videos
Views of 2 juveniles preening and foraging in a shallow water. Locality Ventura County, California, USA (United States)
Don DesJardin 11 September 2011 2 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 1 year 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 2 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 49 weeks 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 6 years ago 44 sec 4.1
2 birds feeding walking in the water, transition to breeding plumage Locality Albufera de Medio Mundo, Lima Department, Peru
Wim ten Have 3 April 2011 1 year ago 20 sec 4
PhotosSee all 14 photos
Calidris himantopus comiendo en arrozal del Bajo Sinú
Locality Córdoba Department, Colombia
Carlos Ruiz.- Guerra 1 December 2013 38 weeks ago 4.2
Adult bird on winter plumage
Locality Rio Lagartos, Yucatán State, Yucatán Peninsula, Mexico (Southern)
rchavezdm 7 November 2011 1 year ago 4.2
Locality Rio Grande do Sul State, Brazil
Samantha Klein 25 October 2013 13 weeks ago 4
Locality Montmagny, Quebec, Canada
Guy Poisson 28 August 2010 3 years ago 4
A coulpe walking at the beach shore.
Locality José Ignacio, Maldonado Department, Uruguay
franok 8 December 2012 1 year ago 3.9
Winter plumage bird.
Locality Caroni ricefields, Caroni, Trinidad, Trinidad and Tobago
nigel lallsingh 18 September 2011 2 years ago 3.9
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