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Long-billed Curlew

Numenius americanus

Description:

found walking next to a Snowy Egret on the beach infront of the Santa Cruz beach Boardwalk in the water

1 Species ID Suggestions

sid.tbms
sid.tbms 9 years ago
Long-Billed Curlew
Numenius americanus


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2 Comments

JanelB
JanelB 9 years ago

I agree Liam

Liam
Liam 9 years ago

Even though the last photo looks vaguely Whimbrel-ish, I'd agree with Long-billed Curlew based on back patterning, lack of prominent facial markings, and extremely long bill.

JanelB
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JanelB

Santa Cruz, California, USA

Spotted on Feb 20, 2012
Submitted on Feb 23, 2012

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