Tuesday, 1 November 2016

Order - Charadriiformes
Family - Scolopacidae (Sandpipers, Snipes, Phalaropes)
Eurasian Curlew
Numenius arquata
白腰杓鹬
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    Size : 50–60 cm; Wingspan 80–100 cm
             Male 410–1010 g, Female 475–1360 g
    
    (NT : Near Threatened)
    Subspecies and Distribution
  • Numenius arquata arquata (Linnaeus, 1758)
    – British Is and France across W Europe (N to Arctic Circle) and E to R Volga and Urals; winters from Iceland and British Is S to Mediterranean and NW Africa, and
    E to Persian Gulf and W India.
  • Numenius arquata suschkini (Neumann, 1929)
    – lower R Volga and Urals E to SW Siberia and N Kazakhstan; winters along coasts
    of sub-Saharan Africa and SW Asia.
  • Numenius arquata orientalis (C. L. Brehm, 1831)
    – C Siberia E through C Russia to NE China (C Heilongjiang); winters in E & S Africa, Madagascar, and from S Caspian Sea S to Persian Gulf and E through S Asia to E China and S Japan, and S to Philippines and Greater Sundas.

Numenius arquata ssp. orientalis
Date : 29 October 2016
Location : Bagan Belat Mudflat, Daerah Seberang Perai Utara, Pulau Pinang

Numenius arquata ssp. orientalis
Date : 29 October 2016
Location : Bagan Belat Mudflat, Daerah Seberang Perai Utara, Pulau Pinang

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