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Whimbrel Numenius phaeopus   - With prey
Whimbrel
Photographer : © Mapalagama K Premasiri
Location :Mannar, Northern Province, Sri Lanka
Date : 12 December 2016
English synonyms:Common Whimbrel, Curlew, Eurasian Whimbrel, Western Whimbrel, Blue-Legs, Crooked-bill Marlin, Foolish Curlew, Jack, Jack Curlew, Short-billed Curlew, Striped Head
Bird Family :Tringinae - Godwits, curlews, shanks, sandpipers, tattlers, turnstones, dowitchers, knots,stints, dunlin, ruff, & phalaropes
Bird Group :CICONIIFORMES
Red Data Status :Least Concern
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