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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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Long-billed Curlew Numenius americanus

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aricz

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September 24, 2014

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Long-billed Curlew Numenius americanus

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jmaughn

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May 24, 2015

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long-billed curlew Numenius americanus

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asemerdj

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May 23, 2015

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long billed curlew Numenius americanus

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gbentall

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May 22, 2015 11:48 AM PDT

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Long billed curlew Numenius americanus

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jonbarnhill

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May 3, 2015 05:31 PM MDT

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Long billed curlew Numenius americanus

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jonbarnhill

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May 3, 2015 04:27 PM MDT

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long-billed curlew Numenius americanus

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jnelson

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May 13, 2015

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long-billed curlew Numenius americanus

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wanderingbird

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May 9, 2015

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Long-billed Curlew Numenius americanus

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jay

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May 7, 2015 03:17 PM MDT

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Long-billed Curlew Numenius americanus

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jay

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May 7, 2015 11:31 AM MDT

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Long Billed Curlew Numenius americanus

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elinpierce

Date

May 9, 2015 04:40 PM MDT

Description

In aerial display and calling

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No photos or sounds

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Long billed curlew Numenius americanus

Observer

elinpierce

Date

May 9, 2015 03:41 PM MDT

Description

Calling in flight landing nearby. I saw this bird in a high altitude aerial Chase of a turkey vulture, divebombing it actively for a very long distance. Quite impressive

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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.