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Alternative name: Kioea1
 Similar Species
Very similar in size and shape to Whimbrel but pale unbarred rump and voice are distinctive.
Breeds on the lower Yukon River and the Seward Peninsula in western Alaska.
Breeds in coastal tundra. Feeds on coastal short grassland/turf.
The diet includes insects, flowers and berries, and other birds' eggs.
They nest in ground depressions, lined with tundra moss. The clutch of 4 greenish brown spotted eggs are incubated for 25 days; both parents caring for the young.
The adults migrate southwards when the chicks are about 5 weeks old, the chicks leaving later.
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