Least Sandpiper

Calidris minutilla

Summary 2

The least sandpiper (Calidris minutilla) is the smallest shorebird. The genus name is from Ancient Greek kalidris or skalidris, a term used by Aristotle for some grey-coloured waterside birds. The specific minutilla is Medieval Latin for "very small".

Fuentes y Créditos

  1. (c) Nick Chill, algunos derechos reservados (CC BY-NC-SA), http://www.flickr.com/photos/26256233@N04/3090319768
  2. (c) Wikipedia, algunos derechos reservados (CC BY-SA), http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Calidris_minutilla

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