Far Eastern Curlew
The largest curlew and probably the
world’s largest sandpiper...closely
related to the long-billed curlew.
Numenius madagascariensis
(L 24-26" WS 43"
Wt 20.0-40.6 oz)
Newell Beach
Queensland, Australia
23Oct2015
Eight species of curlews
are included in the genus
Numenius.