Whimbrel (Numenius phaeopus)

Migrant wader superficially resembling a Curlew but with smaller with shorter bill and striking pale central crown stripe.

Whimbrel St Marys 14 10 13 Img_3140

Whimbrel St Marys 14 10 13 Img_3140



Whimbrel St Marys 14 10 13 Img_3068

Whimbrel St Marys 14 10 13 Img_3068



Whimbrel St Marys 14 10 13 Img_3076

Whimbrel St Marys 14 10 13 Img_3076



Whimbrel St Marys 14 10 13 Img_3092

Whimbrel St Marys 14 10 13 Img_3092



Whimbrel VP 9 5 07 IMG_5580

Whimbrel VP 9 5 07 IMG_5580



Whimbrel flight VP 9 5 07 IMG_5570

Whimbrel flight VP 9 5 07  IMG_5570



Whimbrel calling VP 9 5 07 IMG_5585

Whimbrel calling VP 9 5 07 IMG_5585



Whimbrel VP 9 5 07 IMG_5574

Whimbrel  VP 9 5 07 IMG_5574



Whimbrel VP 9 5 07 IMG_5577

Whimbrel  VP 9 5 07 IMG_5577



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