Long-billed Curlew

Numenius americanus 

Breeds in the grasslands of the Sandhills
Large, brown shorebirds with plain crown and extremely long bill
North America’s largest shorebird

Adult Description

  • Large shorebird.
  • Extremely long, down-curved bill.
  • Buffy brown in color.
  • Plain crown.

Immature Description

Similar to adult, bill shorter.


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