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Numenius americanus – Curlew

Long-billed curlews (Numenius americanus) breed and spend the summer in the Great Plains and Great Basin. In the winter they¬† migrate to the coastal areas of the United States and Central America and the interior of Mexico. Long-billed curlews eat … Continue reading

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Long-billed Curlew Youngster

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While wandering near the Tule River in McArthur Swamp (Shasta County CA) Leonard’s and my attention was suddenly drawn to several very upset long-billed curlews (Numenius americanus) flying about, calling in alarm and “dive-bombing” at something in the grass. The … Continue reading

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Long-billed Curlew

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Leonard and I found an area in the McArthur Swamp (Shasta County CA) where long-billed curlews (Numenius¬†americanus) are nesting. Usually we see them in flight, so it was most exciting to find the curlews on the ground. This largest of … Continue reading

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