Scientific Name:

Numenius hudsonicus


Hudsonian Whimbrel


Hudsonian Whimbrel Fact File

Distribution: Hudson Bay area to north-eastern Canada

Conservation Status: Least Concern

Subspecies: Two

N. h. hudsonicus: Hudson Bay area to northeastern Canada

N. h. rufiventris: Alaska and north-western Canada

Further Reading: The trials and tribulations of being a Curlew

Current conservation efforts





All photographs by Elis Simpson – Wader Quest