Little Stint    Calidris minuta

College Lake - 10th May 2002

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Photo copyright Tristan Folland

This species is rather scarce in Spring (see chart) but the super wader conditions at College Lake attracted this individual for a short stay. 

 


Startopsend Reservoir - 22nd September 1996

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These birds were part of a flock of 16 which were present on the Herts/Bucks border at Startopsend Reservoir near Tring. They were part of a huge influx of Little Stints into the UK.

Top picture - Video still supplied by Dave Ferguson.
Lower picture - Photo supplied by Mike Wallen