Numenius minutus (Gould, 1841)
Family: Charadriiformes > Scolopacidae
A small curlew, similar in size to Greenshank, that breeds in eastern Siberia and winters in northern Australia. This is an extremely rare visitor to Britain, with just a couple of records.
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Status and Trends
Population size and trends and patterns of distribution based on BTO surveys and atlases with data collected by BTO volunteers.
Information about movement and migration based on online bird portals (e.g. BirdTrack), Ringing schemes and tracking studies.
Lifecycle and body size information about Little Curlew, including statistics on nesting, eggs and lifespan based on BTO ringing and nest recording data.
Sample sizes are too small to report Productivity and Nesting statistics for this species.
|Field Codes||5-letter code: LITWH | Euring: 5360|
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