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 Whimbrel (Numenius phaeopus)




Whimbrel | Numenius phaeopus photo
Whimbrel, La Jolla Shores Beach, La Jolla, California

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

WHIMBREL FACTS

Classification
Class:Aves
Order:Charadriiformes
Family:Scolopacidae
Genus:Numenius
Species:phaeopus
Common Name:Whimbrel


Relatives in same Genus
  Long-billed Curlew (N. americanus)