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Whimbrel

Numenius phaeopus

Description:

"This is a fairly large wader though mid-sized as a member of the curlew genus. It is mainly greyish brown, with a white back and rump, and a long curved bill (longest in the adult female) with a kink rather than a smooth curve. It is generally wary. The usual call is a rippling whistle, prolonged into a trill for the song." wiki

Habitat:

Ria, Cabanas, Tavira

Notes:

digiscoping

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mendes.madalena
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mendes.madalena

Algarve, Portugal

Spotted on Apr 16, 2014
Submitted on Apr 28, 2014

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