A Field Guide to the Prairie

Long-billed curlew Long-billed Curlew
Numenius americanus
Size: 51-66 cm (20-26 in.)
Habitat/Range: Its habitats include prairies, salt marshes, and mud flats. Breeds Southwest Canada and Western United States. Winters in southern U.S. to Guatemala.
Eating Habits: ?

Large shorebird with a very long, curved bill. It is cinnamon brown above and buff colored below.

On the Prairie Field Guide Index

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