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..     WHIMBREL (numenius phaeopus).     ..

Image: John Gould

Size:-

Voice:-

Habitat:-

Status:-

Egg:-

Length: 40-46cm

Wingspan: 71-81cm

Weight: 270-450g

 

Rapid, far-carrying whistle 'pe-pe-pe-pe-pe-pe-pe'

 

 

 

 

Summer: bogs, short heather and grassland or moorland.

Passage: estuaries, saltmarshes, coastal lagoons, muddy and rocky shores and nearby fields.

 

Rarely numerous

Amber List

 

 

 

58x42mm

N.B. EGG COLLECTING IS MURDER. IT IS IMMORAL AND IT IS AGAINST THE LAW.

Extra Info:-

Eggs:-

Lifespan:-

Population:-

No.:-

Incubation:-

Fledging:-

4

27-28 days

35-40 days

Season: Apr-Jul

16 years

 

 

Breeding: 350 pairs

Passage: variable

 

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