Bristle Thighed Curlew

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Fact Card

COMMON NAME: BRISTLE-THIGHED CURLEW
SCIENTIFIC NAME: Numenius tahitiensis
TYPE: Migrant 
RECORDED SIGHTINGS:  Viti Levu – Vanua Levu – Taveuni – Kadavu – Lomaiviti – Lau – Rotuma
GROUP NAME:  KINGDOMAnimalia / PHYLUMChordata / CLASSAves
ORDER – Charadriiformes / FAMILY – Scolopacidae / GENUS – Numenius

Video: Bristle Thighed Curlew

Audio: Bristle Thighed Curlew

IUCN Red List Status

IUCN RED LIST CATEGORY Scale Near Threated

Fijian Commemorative Postage Stamp


Bristle-thighed-Curlew-Numenius-tahitiensis.

References

  • Bristle-thighed curlew. (2023, September 27). In Wikipedia. Link
  • [Gerrit Vyn]. (2016, January 25). Bristle-thighed Curlew Numenius tahitiensis [Video]. Macaulay Library. Link
  • IUCN (2020, August 10). Bristle-thighed Curlew. IUCN Red List. Retrieved September 28, 2023, from Link
  • [Lucas DeCicco]. (2015, July 13). Bristle-thighed Curlew Numenius tahitiensis [Video]. Macaulay Library. Link

Additional Sources of Information

  • NatureFiji-MareqetiViti is Fiji’s only domestic NGO working solely for the conservation and sustainable management of Fiji’s unique natural heritage – Link

 

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