Upper body mottled light grey and brown, underparts white. Curved white stripe above the eye. Bill and legs black. Wings with a wide white stripe underneath. When breeding: upperparts, head and neck red-brown. Body up to 16 cm long.
Red-necked Stints migrate from the northern hemisphere where they breed, to Victoria in summer. They arrive in August and depart in February-March.
Intertidal mudflats and inland waters.
Recorded in Australia
- DSE Advisory List : Not listed
- EPBC Act 1999 : Not listed
- IUCN Red List : Least Concern