Long-billed Curlew

Numenius americanus

Order

CHARADRIIFORMES

Family

Sandpipers, Phalaropes (Scolopacidae)

Code 4

LBCU

Code 6

NUMAME

ITIS

HEAD

Long-billed Curlew Head Illustration
  • Bill Shape: Dagger, Curved (up or down)
  • Eye Color: Dark brown.
  • Head pattern: Streaked, Eyering
  • Crown Color: Gray and brown.
  • Forehead Color: Gray
  • Nape Color: Gray and brown.
  • Throat Color: White washed with yellow-brown.
  • Cere color: No Data

SPONSORED ADVERTISEMENTS

BODY

Long-billed Curlew Body Illustration
  • Length Range: 58 cm (23 in)
  • Weight: 544 g (19.2 oz)
  • Size: Large (16 - 32 in)
  • Color Primary: Brown, Buff
  • Underparts: Pale brown with some brown streaks.
  • Upperparts: Pale brown and black.
  • Back Pattern: Mottled
  • Belly Pattern: Solid
  • Breast Pattern: Striped or streaked

FLIGHT

Long-billed Curlew Flight Illustration
  • Flight Pattern: Steady, strong wing beats in direct flight.
  • Wingspan Range: 91-102 cm (36-40 in)
  • Wing Shape: Tapered-Wings
  • Tail shape: Squared Tail
  • Tail Pattern: Solid
  • Upper Tail: Brown with paler bars.
  • Under Tail: Brown with paler bars.
  • Leg Color: Blue-gray
.
Parts of a Standing bird X
Head Feathers and Markings X
Parts of a Flying bird X