1069. Tringa subminuta

1069. LONG-TOED STINT.
TRINGA SUBMINUTA.
Tringa subminuta, Middendorf, Sib. Reise, ii. pt. 2, p. 222, Tab. xix. fig. 6 (1851) ; Seebohm, B. Jap. Emp. p. 338 ; Tacz. F. O. Sib. O. p. 914 ; Blanf. F. Brit. Ind. Birds, iv. p. 275 ; T. damacensis (nec. Horsf.), (Sharpe), Cat. B. Br. Mus. xxiv. p. 553 ; Ridgway, p. 158.
Male ad. (E. Siberia). Resembles T. minuta in plumage, but differs in having a much longer middle toe, in only the first primary having a white shaft, and in the colour of the soft parts ; beak olive-brown, becoming black towards the end ; legs olivaceous yellow, darker on the joints ; iris dark brown. Culmen 0.75, wing 3.7, tail 1.55, tarsus 0.82, middle toe 0.9 inch. Sexes alike.
Hab. Eastern and North-eastern Siberia, west to the Altai ; Kamchatka ; accidental in Alaska ; on migration and in winter in Japan, the Kurile Islands, Corea, China, and the Indo-Malayan Islands to Australia.
In habits it does not differ from its allies. It is said to breed on Bering Island and Saghalien, but its eggs are as yet unknown.

BookTitle: 
A Manual Of Palaearctic Birds
Reference: 
Dresser, Henry Eeles. A Manual of Palaearctic Birds. Vol. 2. 1903.
Title in Book: 
1069. Tringa subminuta
Book Author: 
H. E. Dresser
CatNo: 
1069
Year: 
1903
Page No: 
772
Common name: 
Long Toed Stint
M_ID: 
4338
M_CN: 
Long-toed Stint
M_SN: 
Calidris subminuta
Volume: 
Vol. 2
Term name: 
id: 
10515

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