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Whimbrel

Whimbrel

Scientific name:
Numenius phaeopus
Habitat:
Along coasts in grassy marshes, mud and exposed coral flats, beaches and sometimes in ricefields
Birdwatch note:
Alternating dark brown and buff stripes on head. Common, as some birds may oversummer.
Photo credit:
Romy Ocon, www.pbase.com/liquidstone