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Far Eastern Curlew

Far Eastern Curlew

Scientific name:
Numenius madagascariensis
Habitat :
Along coasts on exposed mud and coral flats.
Birdwatch note :
Browner, more heavily streaked than the Eurasian Curlew with dark rump and heavily barred underwing. Groups fly in V formation. Has longest bill of any shorebird.
Photo credit :
Romy Ocon, www.pbase.com/liquidstone