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 Long-billed Curlew (Numenius americanus)




Long-billed Curlew | Numenius americanus photo
Long-Billed Curlew, Fishing Pier, Goose Island State Park, Texas

Photograph by Alan And Elaine Wilson. Some rights reserved.  (view image details)

LONG-BILLED CURLEW FACTS

Conservation Status
The conservation status in the 2004 IUCN Red List of Threatened Animals is "near threatened".

Classification
Class:Aves
Order:Charadriiformes
Family:Scolopacidae
Genus:Numenius
Species:americanus
Common Name:Long-billed Curlew


Relatives in same Genus
  Whimbrel (N. phaeopus)