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Common Name Whimbrel
Scientific Name Numenius phaeopus
Status Restricted
Interest Level
Related Species Sandpipers
Flower Visible
  • 02 - February
  • 03 - March
  • 09 - September
  • 10 - October
Look for A curlew-like bird slightly smaller and with a distinct bend in the bill
Habitat Reference

An occasional visitor seen primarily during migration in spring and autumn but it also over winters in Dorset


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