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  Eastern Curlew (Numenius madagascariensis)





Eastern Curlew | Numenius madagascariensis photo
Eastern Curlew (Numenius madagascariensis) Inskip Pt, SE Queensland, Australia

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Eastern Curlew | Numenius madagascariensis photo
Eastern Curlew Numenius madagascariensis at French Frigate Shoals

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EASTERN CURLEW FACTS

distribution map showing range of Numenius madagascariensis in Australia

Map is from Atlas of Living Australia website at http://biocache.ala.org.au licensed under Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Australia License




Classification
Class:Aves
Order:Charadriiformes
Family:Scolopacidae
Genus:Numenius
Species:madagascariensis
Common Name:Eastern Curlew

Relatives in same Genus
  Little Curlew (N. minutus)
  Whimbrel (N. phaeopus)