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Migrant as garden bird - Whimbrel

Migrant as garden bird - Whimbrel - Adult

» Black River
Country image taken
» Mauritius and Rodrigues
» February, 2017
» Canon EOS 7D Mark II + Canon EF 300mm f/2.8L II + 2.0x Ext.
Bird Species
»Numenius phaeopus - Eurasian Whimbrel
Bird Species (French)
»Courlis corlieu
Bird Status
» Least Concern
» The Whimbrel is a common summer visitor to Mauritius and Rodrigues, arriving early September and departing generally in April. This particular bird has been a regular visitor to my garden for many years, spending a few hours every day foraging in the lawn for small worms and insects.

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