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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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Caption: Eskimo curlew (Numenius borealis), now extinct.
japonensis, Platalea minor, Numenius madagascariensis, Mergus squamatus and Emberiza aureola) endangered (EN) and 16 are vulnerable (VU) (Supplementary Table I).
Numenius phaeopus "zarapito trinador" comun principalmente en la playa arenosa marina donde se presenta en grupos de 10 a 15 ejemplares y tambien se ha reportado en pozas adyacentes a la playa arenosa.
In 2014 72 waterbird species were recorded in the conservation area, including the globally endangered great knot (Calidris tenuirostris), far eastern curlew (Numenius madagascariensis) and spotted greenshank (Tringa guttifer).
Williams Parry gri'r gylfinir (Curlew; Numenius arquata) ac mi wnaeth ei dal hi'n berffaith yn do?
Consider the Eskimo Curlew (Numenius borealis), one of the book's numerous avian victims ("Not rich in plumage, but high in flavor," he wrote in a 1792 poem).
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.
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.