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  • German
    • Rostbrachvogel
    • Amerikanischer Brachvogel
  • Scientific Names
    • Numenius americanus
  • French
    • courlis à long bec
    • courlis à long bec
  • English
    • Long-billed Curlew
    • Long Billed Curlew
  • Spanish
    • Zarapito pico largo
  • Aou 4 Letter Codes
    • LBCU

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Recent observations

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Long-billed Curlew Numenius americanus

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gruen77

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July 21, 2016 03:41 PM PDT

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Long-billed Curlew Numenius americanus

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fvaldesp

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May 13, 2012 09:44 AM CDT

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Long-billed Curlew Numenius americanus

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cae1

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July 23, 2016 08:40 AM PDT

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Long-billed Curlew Numenius americanus

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June 28, 2016 03:16 PM PDT

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Long-billed Curlew Numenius americanus

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slsfirefight

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July 3, 2016 07:49 AM PDT

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Long-billed Curlew Numenius americanus

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milliebasden

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July 19, 2016 08:13 AM PDT

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Long-billed Curlew Numenius americanus

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July 17, 2016 01:05 PM PDT

Description

I did not realize there was such a size difference in these two species. This is my first encounter with LBC.

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Long-billed Curlew Numenius americanus

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jcruzpictus

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January 22, 2012

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RPC Madera (Google, OSM)

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Long-billed Curlew Numenius americanus

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th0th

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July 15, 2016 02:29 PM PDT

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Long-billed Curlew Numenius americanus

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asemerdj

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July 15, 2016 10:03 AM PDT

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Long-billed Curlew Numenius americanus

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jmaughn

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July 13, 2016 11:49 AM PDT

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Long-billed Curlew Numenius americanus

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anudibranchmom

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July 10, 2016 12:35 PM PDT
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Description from Wikipedia

The Long-billed Curlew (Numenius americanus) is a large North American shorebird of the family Scolopacidae. This species was also called "sicklebird" and the "candlestick bird". The species is native to central and western North America. In the winter, the species migrates southwards, as well as towards the coastline.

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Conservation Summary

Source: BirdLife International (2011) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 31/07/2011.
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