Tag: all of Numenius

Whimbrel (Numenius phaeopus)

[order] CHARADRIIFORMES | [family] Scolopacidae | [latin] Numenius phaeopus | [UK] Whimbrel | [FR] Courlis corlieu | [DE] Regen-Brachvogel | [ES] Zarapito Trinador | [NL] Regenwulp Subspecies Genus Species subspecies Breeding Range Breeding Range 2 Non Breeding Range Numenius phaeopus NA, EU n widespread Numenius phaeopus alboaxillaris w Kazakhstan to sw Siberia coastal w Indian […]

Bristle-thighed Curlew (Numenius tahitiensis)

[order] CHARADRIIFORMES | [family] Scolopacidae | [latin] Numenius tahitiensis | [UK] Bristle-thighed Curlew | [FR] Courlis d’Alaska | [DE] Borsten-Brachvogel | [ES] Zarapito del Pacifico | [NL] Zuidzee-wulp Subspecies Monotypic species Physical charateristics Very similar to the Whimbrel, but tawnier, especially about tail; tawny, unbarred rump. Breast less streaked, bill paler. Listen to the sound […]

Eskimo Curlew (Numenius borealis)

[order] CHARADRIIFORMES | [family] Scolopacidae | [latin] Numenius borealis | [UK] Eskimo Curlew | [FR] Courlis esquimau | [DE] Eskimo-Brachvogel | [ES] Zarapito esquimal | [NL] Eskimo-wulp Subspecies Monotypic species Physical charateristics 29-34 cm. Small cinnamon-coloured curlew. Similar spp. Little Curlew N. minutus is similar, but N. borealis is larger, longer winged (extending beyond tip […]