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Curlew?

Observed: 30th December 2011 By: Mr EastMr East’s reputation in BirdsMr East’s reputation in Birds
freiston shore_0083
Description:

Apologies for the quality of the photograph. This spotted on Freiston Shore, Lincs.

Identifications
Species interactions

No interactions present.

Comments

ophrys's picture

Whimbrel

Assuming that all Whimbrel are currently on the coast of Africa, this is a Curlew. On the pic alone, it would be hard to tell for certain.

Ian
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Whimbrel

Thanks for that ophrys

miked's picture

http://www.ispot.org.uk/node/

http://www.ispot.org.uk/node/242695
happened to be in same location next day and there were a number of curlew see above, pictures not great but can see some detail.

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curlew photos

Thanks Miked. Your photos are certainly an improvement on mine!