Red-necked Stint

Calidris ruficollis

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The red-necked stint (Calidris ruficollis) is a small migratory wader. The genus name is from Ancient Greek kalidris or skalidris, a term used by Aristotle for some grey-coloured waterside birds. The specific ruficollis is from Latin rufus, "red" and collum, "neck".

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  1. (c) greglasley, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC), uploaded by Greg Lasley, http://www.inaturalist.org/photos/239812
  2. (c) Wikipedia, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA), https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Calidris_ruficollis

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