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Little Curlew

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Also known as Follow link Alternate name
Numenius minutus Scientific name
Charadriiformes Order
Scolopacidae Family
28 - 31 cm (Wingspan ) Length
Boreal woodland/shrubland, tropical grassland & pastureland.  Range follow link Habitat
Altitude
Range
3 - 5 Eggs, laid in a scrape. Incubation  28 - 31days by both parents. Clutch
Arthropods, worms, beetles, larvae crustaceans/molluscs & plant matter. Food  
  Habits
2992 - TSN: 176606 - World Number
Least concern Status

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AKA:- Asturian: Arcea
Catalan: Becada
Valencian: Becada
Czech: Koliha nejmenšķ
Welsh: Coegyfinir bach, Coegylfinir bach
Danish: Dvęrgspove
German: Zwergbrachvogel
Emiliano-romagnolo: Bicaza
English: Least Whimbrel, Little Curlew, Little Whimbrel, Pygmy Curlew
Spanish: Zarapito Chico, Zarapito Esquimal, Zarapito menor
Estonian: kääbuskoovitaja
Persian: خروس جنگلی
Finnish: Kääpiökuovi, Taigakuovi
French: Courlis minute, Courlis nain
Galician: Arcea, Bicuda, Galińola
Hindi: वन-कुक्कुट
Indonesian: Gajahan Kecil, Gegajahan kecil
Icelandic: Dvergspói
Italian: Arsia, Chiurlo minimo, Chiurlo minore, Chiurlo minuto
Brescian: Arsia
Japanese: koshakushigi, Ko-shaku-shigi, Koshaku-shigi
Japanese: コシャクシギ
Khakas: Кiчiг көгiлбей
Kazakh: Құртамыш шалшықшы, Орман жылқышысы
Korean: 쇠부리도요
Latin: Numenius minutus
Lithuanian: Mažoji kuolinga
Mongolian: Бичилхэн тутгалжин
Malay: Kendi Kerdil
Dutch: Kleine Regenwulp
Norwegian: Dvergspove
Polish: Kulik krótkodioby, kulik krótkodzioby
Piemontese: Bėccassa
Portuguese: Maēarico-anćo
Russian: Kronshnep-malyutka, Кроншнеп - малютка, Кроншнеп-малютка
Slovak: hvizdįk najmenšķ
Slovenian: jakutski škurh
Swedish: Dvärgspov
Thai: นกปากซ่อมดง, นกอีก๋อยจิ๋ว
Turkish: küēük kervan ēulluğu, küēük kervanēulluğu
Tuvinian: Бичии даргый
Ukrainian: Кульон малий
Venetian: Galinassa
Chinese: [xiao shao-yu], [xiao you lao], 小杓鷸, 小杓鹬, 小油老罐
Chinese (Taiwan): [xiao shao-yu], 小杓鷸

Range:-

Austrailia

 New South Wales

 Northern Territory

 Queensland

 South Australia

 Tasmania

 Victoria Rare/Accidental

 Western Austrailia

 Ashmore Reef and Cartier Island

 Christmas Island

 Cocos Island

 Lord Howe Island

Brunei

China

 Beidaihe District

 Fujian

 Guangdong

 Hebei

 Heilongjiang

 Hong Kong Rare/Accidental

 Inner Mongolia

East Timor

England Rare/Accidental

Finland Vagrant

Germany Rare/Accidental

Indonesia

 Ambon

 Aru Islands

 Bali

 Florčs

 Greater Sundas

 Halmahera

 Irian Jaya

 Java

 Kai islands

 Lesser Sunda

 Lombok

 Mollucas

 Nusa Tenggara Timur Province

 Sangihe Islands

 Seram

 Sulawesi

 Sumba

 West Timor

Island of Borneo

Island of New Guinea

Island of Timor

Japan

Kazakhstan

Malaysia

Melanesia

 Bougainville

 Central Province

 Choiseul Province

 Isabel Province

 Makira-Ulawa Province

 Malaita Province

 New Caledonia Rare/Accidental

  Papua New Guinea

   Bismark

    Admiralty Islands

    Los Negros

    Lou Island

    Manus

    New Britain

    New Ireland

    Rambutyo

   Tabar Group

  D'Entrecasteaux Archipelago

   Fergusson

  Milne Bay Islands

  Trobriand Islands

    Kiriwina

 Solomon Islands

 Solomons archipelago

   Guadalcanal Province

 Western Province

Micronesia

 Guam

 Palau

Mongolia

New Guinea

New Zealand Rare/Accidental

North Korea

Norway Vagrant

Philippines

Russia Breeding endemic

Singapore

South Korea Rare/Accidental

Taiwan

Thailand

USA

 Alaska Rare/Accidental

 California Rare/Accidental

 Washington Rare/Accidental

Wales Rare/Accidental

Sub-species

 

 

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