Birds of Costa Rica

    CHARADRIIFORMES: Scolopacidae (Sandpipers, Snipes)  
Genus: Numenius (2 species, 9 worldwide)

Long-billed Curlew
Long-billed Curlew (Numenius americanus)
Goose Island State Park, Texas, USA  
Photograph by Alan D. Wilson     Copyright and usage info

Hudsonian Whimbrel
Hudsonian Whimbrel (Numenius hudsonicus)
Paracas, Peru  
Photograph by Tom Friedel   © All Rights Reserved.

Northern migrant.

© Tom Friedel - All Rights Reserved, except for images and data otherwise noted.       Colombia       Panama       Ecuador       Costa Rica       Mexico
Experimental sites:       Peru       Venezuela       The World       Brazil       Bolivia
Really Experimental sites:       Guyana       Cuba