Adult Curlew Sandpiper
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Characteristics
Colouring Dark back with beige scales, white lower
Voice Distinctive soft trilling
Feeds on Small worms
Flight Quick and direct, occassional twists
Nesting Ground
Social Small Flocks
Adult Curlew Sandpiper
Adult Curlew Sandpiper
Page Last Updated 14/04/2017 17:36:00
Base Information
Sex Both
Age Adult
Status Localised
Order Charadriiformes
Family Scolopacidae
Species Calidris ferruginea
Category Waders
StdName Curlew Sandpiper
Vital Statistics
Length 18 to 23 cms
Weight 45 to 90 gms
Wingspan 38 to 41 cms
Lifespan 1 to 10 years
Beak Length Long
Beak Width Medium
Beak Shape Curved
Tail Length Short
Distribution YCommon RRare VVery Rare NNot Seen
Region EUYEurope
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Region NAYNorth America
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Country USYUnited States
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Bird Id - Bird Identification - Adult Curlew Sandpiper (Species=Calidris ferruginea / Standard Name=Curlew Sandpiper)