Slender-billed Curlew

Numenius tenuirostris - Courlis à bec grêle

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Charadriiformes

  • Family
    :

    Scolopacidés

  • Genus
    :

    Numenius

  • Species
    :

    tenuirostris

Descriptor

Vieillot, 1817

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 41 cm
  • Wingspan
    : 80 à 92 cm.
  • Weight
    : 255 à 360 g
Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Slender-billed Curlew (Numenius tenuirostris) is a species of bird in the Scolopacidae family.

Subspecific information monotypic species

Foreign names

  • Courlis à bec grêle,
  • Zarapito Fino,
  • Maçarico-de-bico-fino,
  • Dünnschnabel-Brachvogel,
  • Vékonycsőrű póling,
  • Dunbekwulp,
  • Chiurlottello,
  • Smalnäbbad spov,
  • Smalnebbspove,
  • hvizdák tenkozobý,
  • koliha tenkozobá,
  • Tyndnæbbet Spove,
  • kaitanokkakuovi,
  • polit becfí,
  • Dílaspói,
  • kulik cienkodzioby,
  • tievknābja kuitala,
  • tenkokljuni škurh,
  • Тонкоклювый кроншнеп,
  • シロハラチュウシャクシギ,
  • 细嘴杓鹬,
  • 細嘴杓鷸,

Habitat

Grassland : Temperate ; Wetlands (inland) : Bogs, Marshes, Swamps, Fens, Peatlands, Permanent Saline, Brackish or Alkaline Marshes/Pools ; Marine Intertidal : Salt Marshes (Emergent Grasses) ; Marine Coastal/Supratidal : Coastal Brackish/Saline Lagoons/Marine Lakes ; Artificial/Terrestrial : Arable Land ; Artificial/Aquatic and Marine : Water Storage Areas (over 8ha)

Geographic range

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