Long-toed Stint

Calidris subminuta (Middendorf, 1853) OX LOTST 5030
Family: Charadriiformes > Scolopacidae

This small sandpiper breeds in scattered locations throughout Siberia and normally winters in south-east Asia and Australia. It is an extremely rare visitor to Britain.

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  • Breeding
  • Winter
14 records observations recorded by BTO surveyors
14 records



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Status and Trends

Population size and trends and patterns of distribution based on BTO surveys and atlases with data collected by BTO volunteers.


This species can be found on the following statutory and conservation listings and schedules.


We have no population estimates for this scarce species.


Long-toed Stint is a very rare vagrant; these records relate to one recent individual.

Weekly occurence of Long-toed Stint from BirdTrack
Weekly occurrence patterns (shaded cells) and reporting rates (vertical bars) based on BirdTrack data. Reporting rates give the likelihood of encountering the species each week.


Information about movement and migration based on online bird portals (e.g. BirdTrack), Ringing schemes and tracking studies.


View a summary of recoveries in the Online Ringing Report.


Lifecycle and body size information about Long-toed Stint, including statistics on nesting, eggs and lifespan based on BTO ringing and nest recording data.


Sample sizes are too small to report Productivity and Nesting statistics for this species.


For information in another language (where available) click on a linked name

Catalan: territ menut siberià
Czech: jespák dlouhoprstý
Danish: Langtået Ryle
Dutch: Taigastrandloper
Estonian: siberi risla e. siberi rüdi
Finnish: siperiansirri
French: Bécasseau à longs doigts
German: Langzehen-Strandläufer
Hungarian: hosszúujjú partfutó
Icelandic: Sportíta
Irish: Gobadáinín Ladharfhada
Italian: Gambecchio minore
Latvian: garpirkstu trulitis
Lithuanian: begikas mažylis
Norwegian: Langtåsnipe
Polish: biegus smuklonogi
Portuguese: pilrito-de-dedos-compridos
Slovak: pobrežník dlhoprstý
Slovenian: dolgoprsti prodnik
Spanish: Correlimos dedilargo
Swedish: långtåsnäppa

Links to more information from ConservationEvidence.com

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