Whimbrel

Numenius phaeopus

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The whimbrel (Numenius phaeopus) is a wader in the large family Scolopacidae. It is one of the most widespread of the curlews, breeding across much of subarctic North America, Europe and Asia as far south as Scotland.

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  1. (c) Jorge Montejo, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA), http://www.flickr.com/photos/37486682@N07/3483969283
  2. (c) Wikipedia, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA), http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Numenius_phaeopus

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