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  • French
    • courlis à long bec
    • courlis à long bec
  • Scientific Names
    • Numenius americanus
  • 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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What

Long-Billed Curlew Numenius americanus

Observer

rkharwood

Date

March 25, 2015

Photos / Sounds

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What

Long-billed Curlew Numenius americanus

Observer

greglasley

Date

March 28, 2015

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What

Long-billed Curlew Numenius americanus

Observer

dwest

Date

March 23, 2015 05:51 PM PDT

Description

This group and at least 1,00 of their buddies were "wheeeeping" it up.

Photos / Sounds

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What

Long billed curlew Numenius americanus

Observer

watchandsee

Date

March 10, 2015 03:00 PM PDT

Description

Approximately 45 foraging in grassland

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Long-billed Curlew Numenius americanus

Observer

jmaughn

Date

March 13, 2015

Place

(Somewhere...)

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Long-billed Curlew Numenius americanus

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dpom

Date

March 14, 2015 10:30 AM PDT

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Long-billed Curlew Numenius americanus

Observer

dpom

Date

March 12, 2015 12:43 PM PDT

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What

long billed curlew Numenius americanus

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joshualincoln

Date

February 16, 2015

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What

lbcu Numenius americanus

Observer

joshualincoln

Date

February 16, 2015

Photos / Sounds

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Long-billed Curlew Numenius americanus

Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

March 8, 2015 08:28 AM PDT

Photos / Sounds

What

Long-billed Curlew Numenius americanus

Observer

dwest

Date

March 6, 2015 04:24 PM PST

Description

Fairly large birds, downcurved fairly long bill, wading bird body plan. I guess Whimbrel most likely, but Curlew?

Photos / Sounds

What

Long-billed Curlew Numenius americanus

Observer

ncowey

Date

February 23, 2015
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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.