Long-billed Curlew

(Numenius americanus)

               
Conservation Status

IUCN Red List

 

LC - Least Concern

Long-billed Curlew

NatureServe

N5B, N5N - Secure Breeding and Nonbreeding

SXB, SXM - Presumed Extirpated Breeding and Migrant

Minnesota

not listed

Occurrence

Absent

Habitat

Breeding: wet and dry uplands

Migration: wetland, open water

Size

19¾ to 15½ in length

X¾ wingspan


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Migration

 


Comments

Not in Minnesota
Long-billed Curlews are found in the western states east to South Dakota. The photos on this page were taken at Padre Island, Texas.


Taxonomy

Order:

Charadriiformes (shorebirds and relatives)

 

Family:

Scolopacidae (sandpipers)

 
Subordinate Taxa

Long-billed Curlew (Numenius americanus americanus)

Long-billed Curlew (Numenius americanus parvus)


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

       

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  Long-billed curlew (Numenius americanus) - Zarapito americano
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Published on Oct 8, 2012

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  Long-billed Curlew bird foraging at the Bolsa Chica Ecological Reserve
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Published on Nov 23, 2012

We saw this long-billed curlew, Numenius americanus, foraging at the Bolsa Chica wetlands today.

 
     
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this is a long billed curlew feeding

 
     

 

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