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Long-billed Curlew

Numenius americanus


This large shorebird, with it's long, curved bill, is able to reach food that no other birds can, so at low tide it always has a plentiful food supply. In this series of shots it comes out from behind a small island, changes it's mind and goes back.

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Arcata, California, USA

Spotted on Sep 16, 2011
Submitted on Sep 20, 2011

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