Whimbrel
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Characteristics
Colouring Steaked brown body, white belly, greyish legs
Voice Loud and rich
Feeds on Insects, snails, earthworms and crabs
Flight Strong, quick wingbeats
Nesting Ground
Social Flocks
Whimbrel
Whimbrel
Page Last Updated 09/12/2017 08:29:00
Base Information
Sex Both
Age Both
Status Secure
Order Charadriiformes
Family Scolopacidae
Species Numenius phaeopus
Category Waders
StdName Whimbrel
Vital Statistics
Length 40 to 46 cms
Weight 270 to 450 gms
Wingspan 71 to 81 cms
Lifespan 10 to 15 years
Beak Length Long
Beak Width Narrow
Beak Shape Curved
Tail Length Medium
Distribution YCommon RRare VVery Rare NNot Seen
Region NAYNorth America
CAYUSY
Country USYUnited States
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Region EUYEurope
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Bird Id - Bird Identification - Whimbrel (Species=Numenius phaeopus / Standard Name=Whimbrel)