Eskimo Curlew

Numenius borealis

Order

CHARADRIIFORMES

Family

Sandpipers, Phalaropes (Scolopacidae)

Code 4

ESCU

Code 6

NUMBOR

ITIS

HEAD

Eskimo Curlew Head Illustration.jpg
  • Bill Shape: Dagger
  • Eye Color: Dark brown to medium brown.
  • Head pattern: Eyering, Eyebrow
  • Crown Color: Brown
  • Forehead Color: White and brown.
  • Nape Color: Brown
  • Throat Color: White and brown.
  • Cere color: No Data

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BODY

Eskimo Curlew Body Illustration.jpg
  • Length Range: 36 cm (14 in)
  • Weight: 198 g (7 oz)
  • Size: Medium (9 - 16 in)
  • Color Primary: Brown
  • Underparts: Pale brown with spotting.
  • Upperparts: Pale and medium brown.
  • Back Pattern: Spotted or speckled, Striped or streaked
  • Belly Pattern: Striped or streaked
  • Breast Pattern: Striped or streaked

FLIGHT

Eskimo Curlew Flight Illustration.jpg
  • Flight Pattern: Fast, direct flight.
  • Wingspan Range: 58-69 cm (23-27 in)
  • Wing Shape: Pointed-Wings
  • Tail shape: Rounded Tail
  • Tail Pattern: Barred
  • Upper Tail: Pale and dark brown.
  • Under Tail: Brown
  • Leg Color: Gray
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