Birds of North Carolina:
their Distribution and Abundance
Little Stint - Calidris minuta
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General Comments This Eurasian shorebird is basically the Old World counterpart of our Least Sandpiper. In North Carolina, the Little Stint is "Accidental", with just a single record: one adult in breeding plumage, photographed at Cape Hatteras point from 22-25 Jul 1989* [Chat 56:35-36 link].
Breeding Status Nonbreeder
NC BRC List Definitive
State Status
U.S. Status
State Rank SA
Global Rank G5
Coastal Plain One record (see above).
Piedmont No records.
Mountains No records.
Finding Tips
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Attribution LeGrand[2018-02-01], LeGrand[2011-12-01], LeGrand[2011-06-05]
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