Little Stints feeding by hovering. The note on Little Stints Calidris minuta feeding in flight in Saudi Arabia (Brit. Birds 11: 156) prompts me to record similar behaviour by this species in Bahrain. My observations were made in fine weather with a northwesterly wind of 10-15 knots, at a shallow man-made freshwater lake at Sakhir Racecourse. On 20th December 1982, I saw up to six Little Stint

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