Hello and welcome to Whimbrel kids web pages.

Here you can discover and get to know all about the elusive Whimbrel.

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This is the Whimbrel, its Latin name is Numenius phaeopus.

whimbrel feeding

There are several types (races) of Whimbrel around the world, however this website is dedicated to those wintering in
Africa and breeding further north in Europe. As you can see this very interesting bird has quiet long legs (good for wading) and a long curved bill.

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