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  2. Fandango739

    Palo Alto California - Whimbrel vs Curlew

    1) I am fairly certain that this a Whimbrel, but a bit earlier I saw 2) and thought that this was a Long-billed Curlew. In retrospect, the one Long-billed I had seen previously had a much longer bill and a bit more color. Now I'm not sure what #2 is? Is this an immature or...? Thanks!
  3. Watchin' the tide roll in, and then watch it roll away again.

    Watchin' the tide roll in, and then watch it roll away again.

    There were thousands (!) of Brown pelicans and Western gulls waiting out the high tide on the breakwaters around Pillar Point harbor. Also hundreds of Whimbrel and Heerman's gulls, and handsful of other species such as Caspian terns.
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    Found this one on the rocks right outside a busy hotel
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    saw hundreds of these around
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    Whimbrel (Numenius phaeopus hudsonicus)
  11. 3-in-1 Bar-tailed Godwit, Terek Sandpiper, Whimbrel

    3-in-1 Bar-tailed Godwit, Terek Sandpiper, Whimbrel

    *Thank you all for previous post like & comment* Left bird: Bar-tailed Godwit (Limosa lapponica) 斑尾塍鷸 Middle bird: Terek Sandpiper (Xenus cinereus) 反嘴鷸 Right bird: Whimbrel (Numenius phaeopus) 中杓鷸
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    Whimbrel feasting on the shoreline
  13. Eurasian whimbrel

    Eurasian whimbrel

    An amazing reserve, well worth many visits. More pics of their flock from 2019 @ https://ebird.org/media/catalog?taxonCode=whimbr&yr=YCUSTOM&mr=M12TO2&mediaType=p&ey=2019&regionCode=L927971&by=2019
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    subspecies hudsonicus. Considered by IOC as a full species: Hudsonian whimbrel (Numenius hudsonicus)
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    Whimbrel (Numenius phaeopus hudsonicus) This subspecies is known as the Hudsonian Whimbrel.
  16. M

    A whim for a Whimbrel - at Cape Blanco

    Saw this whimsical Whimbrel - whose manner of plunging the long curved bill into the sand is reminiscent of the movement of an old-fashioned oil derrick! - on the beach at the Oregon Coast, at Cape Blanco - which, for those who don't know, is the westernmost point not only of the State of...
  17. Whimbrel and Redshank

    Whimbrel and Redshank

    First I thought the greater bird is the Curlew, but later I realised that there ´s a difference. I looked it up and then I was convinced this could only be the Whimbrel! BTW in Dutch the Curlew is named the ´Wulp´ and the Whimbrel the ´Regenwulp´, translated in English the ´Raincurlew´. Many...
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    Practising the ´One Leg Landing´ (OLL).
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  20. Whimbrel 'islandicus'

    Whimbrel 'islandicus'

    On the beach in Lanzarote; allowed me to get very close and then zoom in for a close-up
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    Whimbrel 2-1.jpg

  22. 67-Courlis corlieu Numenius phaeopus Whimbrel- 24 avril 2011.jpg

    67-Courlis corlieu Numenius phaeopus Whimbrel- 24 avril 2011.jpg

    Courlis corlieu - Numenius phaeopus - Whimbrel
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