Red-necked Stint (Calidris ruficollis) non-breeding plumage

Photo of Red-necked Stint

Red-necked Stint

This particular bird had all the toes missing from the right foot. It did not seem to be impaired by the injury, and looked quite normal foraging on the shoreline.

File Name: 2009-11-29_4629   Date/Time: 2009-11-29
Location: Garnet's Lagoons, River Heads, Queensland, Australia.