Whimbrel Numenius phaeopus phaeopus (Linnaeus, 1758)

Order: Charadriiformes Family: Scolopacidae Status: Vagrant to Madeira

Whimbrel Numenius phaeopus phaeopus

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Whimbrel Numenius phaeopus phaeopus

Numenius phaeopus Biometrics

Wingspan: 76 - 89 cm (Beaman & Madge, 2011)
Total length: 40 - 46 cm (Beaman & Madge, 2011)
Weight: 270 - 450 g (Hume, 2002)


Madeira local status by Correia-Fagundes et al, 2021: Frequent
Madeira local status by Romano et al, 2010: Seasonal
Madeira local status by Zino et al, 1995: Seasonal
Conservation status by the IUCN Red List Categories, 2013: Least Concern ver 3.1

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