Bristle-thighed Curlew

Numenius tahitiensis - Courlis d'Alaska

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Charadriiformes

  • Family
    :

    Scolopacidés

  • Genus
    :

    Numenius

  • Species
    :

    tahitiensis

Descriptor

Gmelin, JF, 1789

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 44 cm
  • Wingspan
    : 82 à 90 cm.
  • Weight
    : 254 à 796 g
Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Courlis d'Alaska
adult

Bristle-thighed Curlew (Numenius tahitiensis) is a species of bird in the Scolopacidae family.

Subspecific information monotypic species

Foreign names

  • Courlis d'Alaska,
  • Zarapito del Pacífico,
  • Maçarico-de-coxas-arrepiadas,
  • Borstenbrachvogel,
  • tahiti póling,
  • Zuidzeewulp,
  • Chiurlo setoloso,
  • Alaskaspov,
  • Alaskaspove,
  • hvizdák aljašský,
  • koliha aljašská,
  • Alaskaspove,
  • alaskankuovi,
  • polit del Pacífic,
  • kulik alaskański,
  • rudastes kuitala,
  • Таитянский кроншнеп,
  • ハリモモチュウシャクシギ,
  • 太平洋杓鹬,
  • 鬃腿杓鷸,

Voice song and cries

Courlis d'Alaska
adult

Habitat

Courlis d'Alaska
adult

Grassland : Tundra ; Marine Intertidal : Sandy Shoreline and/or Beaches, Sand Bars, Spits, Etc, Mud Flats and Salt Flats ; Marine Coastal/Supratidal : Coastal Brackish/Saline Lagoons/Marine Lakes

Geographic range

Other sources of interest

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