“A small flock of Long-toed Stints (Calidris subminuta).
“Identification supported by the yellowish feet, combined with longer neck posture (more upright), finely streaked neck and upper breast, and possibly long mid-toe.
“Wells 1999 says “food uninvestigated”, possibly when migratory. They prefer froraging in shallow, muddy flats, searching by bill probing for worms. Post 4 shows it feeding on a red worm, possibly the Red Mud Worm (Notomastus tenuis) (below).
Dato’ Dr Amar-Singh HSS
Ipoh, Perak, Malaysia
2nd January 2017
Location: Malim Nawar, Perak, Malaysia
Habitat: Ex-mining pools, fish farming, wetlands