Scientific Name:

Numenius phaeopus


Eurasian Whimbrel


Eurasian Whimbrel Fact File

Distribution: Widespread in Australia

Conservation Status: Least Concern

Subspecies: Six

N. p. islandicus: Iceland and British Isles
N. p. phaeopus: Norway to north-central Siberia
N. p. alboaxillaris: (Steppe Whimbrel) Western Kazakhstan to south-western Siberia
N. p. rogachevae: North-central Siberia
N. p. variegatus: North-eastern Siberia

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Current conservation efforts