A small migratory curlew of northern Eurasia and northern Canada, with a striped crown and a trilling call.
- Numenius phaeopus, family Scolopacidae.
- There were 29 Hudsonian godwits, several whimbrels, 2 dunlins, greater shearwaters and black tern.
- Other prominent shorebirds are the whimbrels and godwits.
- Spotted redshank share their forest-marsh nesting grounds with wood sandpipers, greenshank, whimbrel, jack snipe and broad-billed sandpipers.
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