Curlew Sandpiper

photo by JJ Harrison

Scientific classification

Order

Charadriiformes

Family

Scolopacidae

Subfamily

Calidris

Species

ferruginea

Appearance

* Pretty small bird with light brown upperparts and white underparts
* Long black slightly down curved bill
* Size: 19-22 cm

Habitat

Coast areas and wetlands

Countries

Africa
Americas
Asia
Europe
Oceania

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