Numenius phaeopus   (Linnaeus, 1758)

whimbrel
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Classification / Names Common names | Synonyms | CoL | ITIS | WoRMS

Aves | Ciconiiformes | Scolopacidae

Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range Ecology

Others; brackish.  Tropical

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Western Central Pacific and Western Indian Ocean: Palau and Iran. Tropical to polar.

Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

In general, it occupies coastal habitats during winter, in muddy, rocky or sandy beaches, coral shores, exposed reefs, tidal mudflats, sandflats, mangrove swamps, tidal marshes and lagoons (Ref. 107909).

Life cycle and mating behavior Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae

Main reference References | Coordinator | Collaborators

Engbring, J. 1983. (Ref. 102970)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 120744)

  Least Concern (LC) ; Date assessed: 01 October 2016

CITES status (Ref. 108899)

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361)


Threat to humans

  Harmless

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References
Mass conversion

Internet sources

BHL | BOLD Systems | CISTI | DiscoverLife | FAO(Publication : search) | GenBank (genome, nucleotide) | GloBI | | Google Books | Google Scholar | Google | ispecies | PubMed | Tree of Life | Wikipedia (Go, Search) | Zoological Record

Estimates of some properties based on models

Preferred temperature (Ref. 115969): 25.2 - 29.3, mean 28.7 (based on 1678 cells).
Price category (Ref. 80766)