Long-toed Stint

on 30th January 2017

StintLT [AmarSingh] 1

“A small flock of Long-toed Stints (Calidris subminuta).

StintLT [AmarSingh] 2

“Identification supported by the yellowish feet, combined with longer neck posture (more upright), finely streaked neck and upper breast, and possibly long mid-toe.

StintLT [AmarSingh] 4

“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).

StintLT [AmarSingh] 3

Dato’ Dr Amar-Singh HSS
Ipoh, Perak, Malaysia
2nd January 2017

Location: Malim Nawar, Perak, Malaysia
Habitat: Ex-mining pools, fish farming, wetlands

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YC Wee

Dr Wee played a significant role as a green advocate in Singapore through his extensive involvement in various organizations and committees: as Secretary and Chairman for the Malayan Nature Society (Singapore Branch), and with the Nature Society (Singapore) as founding President (1978-1995). He has also served in the Nature Reserve Board (1987-1989), Nature Reserves Committee (1990-1996), National Council on the Environment/Singapore Environment Council (1992-1996), Work-Group on Nature Conservation (1992) and Inter-Varsity Council on the Environment (1995-1997). He is Patron of the Singapore Gardening Society and was appointed Honorary Museum Associate of the Lee Kong Chian Natural History Museum (LKCNHM) in 2012. In 2005, Dr Wee started the Bird Ecology Study Group. With more than 6,000 entries, the website has become a valuable resource consulted by students, birdwatchers and researchers locally and internationally. The views and opinions expressed in this article are his own, and do not represent those of LKCNHM, the National University of Singapore or its affiliated institutions.

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