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Bristle-Thighed Curlew

Common Name:

Scientific Name:

Bristle-Thighed Curlew

Numenius tahitiensis

Type:

Bird

Habitat/ Range:

Breeds in Alaska and winters on tropical Pacific islands

Size:

15 - 17 in long

Conservation Status:

Near Threatened

Did You Know?:

Bristle-Thighed Curlews are capable of making continuous flight of up to 6,000 km.

You find a brown and tan bird with a long beak which curves downward