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?Eskimo Curlew Numenius borealis  
?Eskimo Curlew
Photographer : © Daderot
Location :Specimen in Harvard Museum of Natural History / Peabody Museum, USA
Date : 25 November 2012
English synonyms:Northern Curlew, Eskimo Whimbrel, Doe-Bird, Dough-Bird, Fute, Little Curlew, Prairie Pigeon
Bird Family :Tringinae - Godwits, Curlews, Shanks, Sandpipers, Tattlers, Turnstones, Dowitchers, Knots, Stints, Dunlin, Ruff & Phalaropes
Red Data Status :Critically Endangered
Remarks :"Numenius borealis (Harvard University)" by Daderot - Transferred from en.wikipedia to Commons by User:FunkMonk using CommonsHelper. Own work
This photograph is from the Harvard Museum of Natural History / Peabody Museum. Licensed under Public Domain via Wikimedia Commons.

This image was resized but not altered in any other way.

With grateful thanks to Daderot, Harvard Museum of Natural History / Peabody Museum and Wikimedia Commons.

Taxonomic Notes :There have been no confirmed records of this species since 1981, and it may well be extinct.
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