Re: Red-necked Stint
John "Bird Dog" H. made the following comment:
"I was previously called a Rufous-necked Stint."
Coincidentally, the Red-necked Stint was also previously called a
Personally, I have been called a lot of things. I once was called a "friend"
of John's. That was before he didn't invite me to chase this Stint.
There is a great photo of a Red-necked Stint on eNature.com. Personally, I
think it looks like a Least Sandpiper wearing black hose that is embarrassed
(hence the red or flushed face and throat) about having its beak shortened and
straightened. But what do I know? Heck, if I had the money, I might have my
prominent beak done. Not sure about the black hose though.
The photo is excellent. E-mail me if you are unable to access it.
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