Far Eastern Curlew

Numenius madagascariensis

Order

CHARADRIIFORMES

Family

Sandpipers, Phalaropes (Scolopacidae)

Code 4

FECU

Code 6

NUMMAD

ITIS

HEAD

Far Eastern Curlew Head Illustration
  • Bill Shape: Dagger
  • Eye Color: Brown
  • Head pattern: Streaked, Eyering
  • Crown Color: Brown streaked.
  • Forehead Color: Brown
  • Nape Color: Brown streaked.
  • Throat Color: Brown streaked.
  • Cere color: No Data

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BODY

Far Eastern Curlew Body Illustration
  • Length Range: 61 cm (24 in)
  • Weight: 771 g (27.2 oz)
  • Size: Large (16 - 32 in)
  • Color Primary: Brown
  • Underparts: White, with pale brown and brown streaks.
  • Upperparts: Pale and medium brown.
  • Back Pattern: Striped or streaked
  • Belly Pattern: Striped or streaked
  • Breast Pattern: Striped or streaked

FLIGHT

Far Eastern Curlew Flight Illustration
  • Flight Pattern: Strong, direct flight.
  • Wingspan Range: 109 cm (43 in)
  • Wing Shape: Pointed-Wings
  • Tail shape: Rounded Tail
  • Tail Pattern: Barred
  • Upper Tail: Brown and white.
  • Under Tail: Brown and white.
  • Leg Color: Blue-gray
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