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Noun1.Numenius - curlewsNumenius - curlews        
bird genus - a genus of birds
family Scolopacidae, Scolopacidae - sandpiper family: sandpipers; woodcocks; snipes; tattlers; curlews; godwits; dowitchers
curlew - large migratory shorebirds of the sandpiper family; closely related to woodcocks but having a down-curved bill
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Redhead Ay thy a americana Ring-necked Duck Aythya collaris Canvasback Aythya valisineria Lesser Scaup Aythya afpnis Bufflehead Bucephala albeola Ruddy Duck Oxyura jamaicensis Eared Grebe Podiceps nigricollis Clark's Grebe Aechmophorus clarkii Double-crested Cormorant Phalacrocorax auritus American White Pelican Pelecanus erythrarhynchos Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias Cattle Egret Bubulcus ibis White-faced Ibis Plegadis chihi American Coot Fulica americana Sandhill Crane Grus canadensis Killdeer Charadrius vociferans Semipalmated Plover Charadrius semipalmatus Black-necked Stilt Himantopus mexicanus American Avocet Recurvirostra americana Solitary Sandpiper Tringa solitaria Spotted Sandpiper Actitis mandarins Long-billed Curlew Numenius americanus Generic sandpiper Calidris sp.
Species of global conservation concern that either breed or winter in Cyprus include the Eurasian Curlew Numenius arquata, the Common Pochard Aythya ferina and the Ferruginous Duck Aythya nyroca, the latter of which breeds at the newly restored Akrotiri Marsh.
774 503 cirrhata Black Oystercatcher 535 348 Haematopus bachmani Whimbrel/Curlew 399 259 (unidentified) * Whimbrel Numenius 391 10% 254 phaeopus rufiventris Bristle-thighed Curlew 433 281 N.
Vivant l'ete en Siberie et hibernant dans certaines zones de la mer Mediterranee, la population mondiale du courlis a bec grele, du nom scientifique [beaucoup moins que] Numenius tenuirostris [beaucoup plus grand que], est estimee a moins de 50 individus.
minuta haya llegado a las lomas de Lachay por medio de alguna especie que circula entre el humedal de Santa Rosa y las Lomas de Lachay (como Numenius phaeopus L.
His account of the Old Academy, the Academic Skeptics, Middle Platonism, Numenius, and Plotinus will thus be of interest principally to scholars of these periods.
1,67 [+ or -] 2,89 3,6 Aves costeras Haemotopus palliatus 4,33 [+ or -] 4,04 16,0 Larus dominicanus 10,33 [+ or -] 3,51 38,3 Numenius phaeopus 2,67 [+ or -] 2,31 9,9 Haemotopus ater 0,67 [+ or -] 1,15 2,5 Pelecanus thagus 0,33 [+ or -] 0,58 1,2 Leucophaeus modestus 0,67 [+ or -] 1,15 2,5 Phalacrocorax brasilianus 0,67 [+ or -] 0,58 2,5 Muscisaxicola maclovianus Egretta thula 3,33 [+ or -] 4,16 12,3 Aphriza virgata 3,67 [+ or -] 4,73 13,6 Lessonia rufa 0,33 [+ or -] 0,58 1,2 Cinclodes sp.
La familia Scolopacidae presento el mayor numero de especies migratorias, siendo sus representantes: Arenaria interpres, Calidris pusilla, limnodromus griseus, Numenius phaeopus y Tringa semipalmata.
De las 24 especies registradas se tiene un total de ocho aves migratorias (Branta bernicla, Aythya americana, Aythya affinis, Pelecanus erythrorhynchos, Tringa semipalmata, Numenius americanus, Limosa fedoa y Larus delawarensis) que corresponden al 38% del total; y las 16 especies restantes (62%) se consideran residentes ya que estan presentes todo el ano.
As a result, not only are minor figures who merited little more than passing mention in Armstrong's volume given an entire chapter (for instance the chapters devoted to Numenius and Damascius), but so are figures who were before not treated directly at all.
It is presumed that the views of Numenius affected the development of New Platonism in the 3rd century AD, the main representative of which is Platinus.
These species, including northern lapwing Vanellus vanellus (red-listed), black grouse Tetrao tetrix (red-listed), Eurasian curlew Numenius arquata (amber-listed) and red grouse Lagopus lagopus scotica (amber-listed), have shown widespread population declines in upland areas over the last 20 years, generally associated with habitat loss, degradation and fragmentation (Sim et al.