Whimbrel (Eurasian Whimbrel) Numenius phaeopus

A passage migrant in Norfolk and most of the UK, though a very few breed in the far north of Scotland.

All of the following photos belong to one of the Eurasian forms (presumably the western nominate race); see the Hudsonian Whimbrel page for the American form which is sometimes treated as a distinct species.

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Whimbrel, Sheringham (Norfolk, UK), 28th August 2010

 

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Whimbrel, Titchwell (Norfolk, UK), 17th November 2004

 

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Whimbrel, Burnham Overy (Norfolk, UK), 20th April 2016

 

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Whimbrels, Bittering (Norfolk, UK), 1st May 2016

 

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Whimbrels, Porthloo, St Mary's (Scilly, UK), 6th August 2010

 

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Whimbrel, Cley (Norfolk, UK), 18th April 2009

 

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Whimbrel, Sheringham (Norfolk, UK), 28th August 2010

 

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Whimbrel, Hayle Estuary (Cornwall, UK), 13th May 2003

 

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Whimbrel, Hayle Estuary (Cornwall, UK), 10th August 2012

 

Whimbrel, Thornham (Norfolk, UK), 8th May 2011

 

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Whimbrel, Hayle Estuary (Cornwall, UK), 13th May 2003

 

Whimbrel, Hayle Estuary (Cornwall, UK), 14th May 2003

 

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Whimbrel, Pendower Beach (Cornwall, UK), 18th November 2013

 

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Whimbrel, Burnham Overy (Norfolk, UK), 25th April 2015

 

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Whimbrel, Burnham Overy (Norfolk, UK), 25th April 2015

 

Whimbrel, Burnham Overy (Norfolk, UK), 2nd May 2015

 

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Whimbrel, Burnham Overy (Norfolk, UK), 1st August 2015

 

Whimbrel, Burnham Overy (Norfolk, UK), 29th August 2015