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Water & Shore birdNumenius phaeopus

Whimbrel at Merimbula, NSW

Numenius phaeopus at Merimbula, NSW - 19 Jun 2017

Identification history

Water & Shore bird Numenius phaeopus 3 Jul 2017 JackieMiles
Water & Shore bird Numenius phaeopus 20 Jun 2017 LizAllen

Author's notes

very poor photo but i think they are Whimbrel rather than E. Curlew ,bill doesn't seem long enough [ cf other photos i have of EC] and the head markings are more defined than EC ?

1 comment

   3 Jul 2017
Yeah, the eyebrow being well defined certainly says Whimbrel rather than eastern curlew.

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Location information

Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 2 Abundance
  • 19 Jun 2017 12:29 PM Recorded on
  • LizAllen Recorded by
  • Website Reported via
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