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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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Long-billed Curlew Numenius americanus

Observer

truthseqr

Date

September 24, 2016 09:07 AM PDT

Description

Large bird with buff-brown plumage and long, down-curved bill.

There were a dozen or more of these birds in the marshes this morning.

Habitat: salt marsh, San Francisco Bay

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Long-billed Curlew Numenius americanus

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nathan20

Date

April 7, 2015 08:10 PM ADT

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Long-billed Curlew Numenius americanus

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sidesplotch

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August 21, 2016 01:38 PM PDT

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Long-billed Curlew Numenius americanus

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tiwane

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September 20, 2016 03:19 PM PDT

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Long-billed Curlew Numenius americanus

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digibirdtrek

Date

September 17, 2016 08:30 AM PDT

Description

Long-billed Curlew

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Long-billed Curlew Numenius americanus

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avocat

Date

September 4, 2016 10:06 PM MST

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Long-billed Curlew Numenius americanus

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avocat

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September 4, 2016 10:06 PM MST

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Long-billed Curlew Numenius americanus

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anniekh

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the past

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Long-billed Curlew Numenius americanus

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matty

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September 18, 2016 12:15 PM PDT

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Long-billed Curlew Numenius americanus

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cullin

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March 6, 2014 04:01 PM PST

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Long-billed Curlew Numenius americanus

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redabbott

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September 17, 2016 12:32 PM PDT

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Long-billed Curlew Numenius americanus

Observer

leighann2

Date

September 17, 2016 05:34 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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