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Eskimo Curlew (Numenius borealis) (Forster,JR, 1772)
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Order:
  Charadriiformes
Family:
  Scolopacidae

Scientific:
  Numenius borealis
Citation:
  (Forster,JR, 1772)

Protonym:
  Scolopax borealis

Avibase ID:
  FB9305DB788ED649

Taxomic Serial Number:
TSN: 176605


CRITICALLY ENDANGERED - POSSIBLY EXTINCT

Geographic range:

  • Numenius borealis: Canadian Arctic; winters to s South America (possibly extinct)
Source: Clements checklist 2012

English:
  Eskimo Curlew
Czech:
  koliha severní
German:
  Eskimobrachvogel
Danish:
  Eskimospove
Spanish:
  Zarapito Esquimal
Finnish:
  eskimokuovi
French:
  Courlis esquimau
Icelandic:
  Norðspói
Italian:
  Chiurlo boreale
Japanese:
  esukimo-koshakushigi
Japanese:
  エスキモアコシャクシギ
Dutch:
  Eskimowulp
Norwegian:
  Eskimospove
Polish:
  kulik eskimoski
Portuguese:
  Maçarico-esquimó
Portuguese (Brazil):
  Maçarico-esquimó
Russian:
  Эскимосский кроншнеп
Slovak:
  hvizdák krátkozobý
Swedish:
  Eskimåspov
Chinese:
  极北杓鹬


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (1886):
   Eskimo Curlew ( Numenius borealis)
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 1st suppl.):
   Eskimo Curlew ( Numenius borealis)
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 2nd suppl.):
   Eskimo Curlew ( Numenius borealis)
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 3rd suppl.):
   Eskimo Curlew ( Numenius borealis)
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 4th suppl.):
   Eskimo Curlew ( Numenius borealis)
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 5th suppl.):
   Eskimo Curlew ( Numenius borealis)
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 6th suppl.):
   Eskimo Curlew ( Numenius borealis)
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 7th suppl.):
   Eskimo Curlew ( Numenius borealis)
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (1895):
   Eskimo Curlew ( Numenius borealis)
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 8th suppl.):
   Eskimo Curlew ( Numenius borealis)
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 9th suppl.):
   Eskimo Curlew ( Numenius borealis)
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 10th suppl.):
   Eskimo Curlew ( Numenius borealis)
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 11th suppl.):
   Eskimo Curlew ( Numenius borealis)
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 12th suppl.):
   Eskimo Curlew ( Numenius borealis)
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 13th suppl.):
   Eskimo Curlew ( Numenius borealis)
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 14th suppl.):
   Eskimo Curlew ( Numenius borealis)
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 15th suppl.):
   Eskimo Curlew ( Numenius borealis)
American Ornithologists' Union 3rd edition (1910):
   Eskimo Curlew ( Numenius borealis)
American Ornithologists' Union 3rd edition (incl. 16th suppl.):
   Eskimo Curlew ( Numenius borealis)
American Ornithologists' Union 3rd edition (incl. 17th suppl.):
   Eskimo Curlew ( Numenius borealis)
American Ornithologists' Union 3rd edition (incl. 18th suppl.):
   Eskimo Curlew ( Numenius borealis)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (1931):
   Eskimo Curlew ( Phaeopus borealis)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 19th suppl.):
   Eskimo Curlew ( Numenius borealis)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 20th suppl.):
   Eskimo Curlew ( Numenius borealis)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 21st suppl.):
   Eskimo Curlew ( Numenius borealis)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 22nd suppl.):
   Eskimo Curlew ( Numenius borealis)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 23rd suppl.):
   Eskimo Curlew ( Numenius borealis)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 24th suppl.):
   Eskimo Curlew ( Numenius borealis)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 25th suppl.):
   Eskimo Curlew ( Numenius borealis)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 26th suppl.):
   Eskimo Curlew ( Numenius borealis)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 27th suppl.):
   Eskimo Curlew ( Numenius borealis)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 28th suppl.):
   Eskimo Curlew ( Numenius borealis)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 29th suppl.):
   Eskimo Curlew ( Numenius borealis)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 30th suppl.):
   Eskimo Curlew ( Numenius borealis)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 31st suppl.):
   Eskimo Curlew ( Numenius borealis)
American Ornithologists' Union 5th edition (1957):
   Eskimo Curlew ( Numenius borealis)
American Ornithologists' Union 5th edition (incl. 32nd suppl.):
   Eskimo Curlew ( Numenius borealis)
American Ornithologists' Union 5th edition (incl. 33rd suppl.):
   Eskimo Curlew ( Numenius borealis)
American Ornithologists' Union 5th edition (incl. 34th suppl.):
   Eskimo Curlew ( Numenius borealis)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (1983):
   Eskimo Curlew ( Numenius borealis)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 35th suppl.):
   Eskimo Curlew ( Numenius borealis)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 36th suppl.):
   Eskimo Curlew ( Numenius borealis)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 37th suppl.):
   Eskimo Curlew ( Numenius borealis)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 38th suppl.):
   Eskimo Curlew ( Numenius borealis)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 39th suppl.):
   Eskimo Curlew ( Numenius borealis)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 40th suppl.):
   Eskimo Curlew ( Numenius borealis)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 41st suppl.):
   Eskimo Curlew ( Numenius borealis)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (1998):
   Eskimo Curlew ( Numenius borealis)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 42nd suppl.):
   Eskimo Curlew ( Numenius borealis)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 43rd suppl.):
   Eskimo Curlew ( Numenius borealis)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 44th suppl.):
   Eskimo Curlew ( Numenius borealis)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 45th suppl.):
   Eskimo Curlew ( Numenius borealis)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 46th suppl.):
   Eskimo Curlew ( Numenius borealis)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 47th suppl.):
   Eskimo Curlew ( Numenius borealis)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 48th suppl.):
   Eskimo Curlew ( Numenius borealis)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 49th suppl.):
   Eskimo Curlew ( Numenius borealis)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 50th suppl.):
   Eskimo Curlew ( Numenius borealis)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 51st suppl.):
   Eskimo Curlew ( Numenius borealis)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 52nd suppl.):
   Eskimo Curlew ( Numenius borealis)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 53rd suppl.):
   Eskimo Curlew ( Numenius borealis)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 54th suppl.):
   Eskimo Curlew ( Numenius borealis)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 55th suppl.):
   Eskimo Curlew ( Numenius borealis)
Avibase taxonomic concepts:
   Eskimo Curlew ( Numenius borealis)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
   Eskimo Curlew ( Numenius borealis)
Avibase taxonomic concepts (May 2014):
   Eskimo Curlew ( Numenius borealis)
Birdlife checklist version 00:
   Eskimo Curlew ( Numenius borealis)
Birdlife checklist version 01:
   Eskimo Curlew ( Numenius borealis)
Birdlife checklist version 02:
   Eskimo Curlew ( Numenius borealis)
Birdlife checklist version 03:
   Eskimo Curlew ( Numenius borealis)
Birdlife checklist version 04:
   Eskimo Curlew ( Numenius borealis)
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
   Eskimo Curlew ( Numenius borealis)
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
   Eskimo Curlew ( Numenius borealis)
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
   Eskimo Curlew ( Numenius borealis)
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
   Eskimo Curlew ( Numenius borealis)
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
   Eskimo Curlew ( Numenius borealis)
British Ornithologists' Union Checklist (7th edition):
   Eskimo Curlew ( Numenius borealis)
British Ornithologists' Union Checklist (7th edition, incl. Jan 2009 suppl.):
   Eskimo Curlew ( Numenius borealis)
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
   Courlis esquimau ( Numenius borealis)
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
   Courlis esquimau ( Numenius borealis)
Clements 1st edition:
   Eskimo Curlew ( Numenius borealis)
Clements 3rd edition:
   Eskimo Curlew ( Numenius borealis)
Clements 4th edition:
   Eskimo Curlew ( Numenius borealis)
Clements 5th edition (as published):
   Eskimo Curlew ( Numenius borealis)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
   Eskimo Curlew ( Numenius borealis)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
   Eskimo Curlew ( Numenius borealis)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
   Eskimo Curlew ( Numenius borealis)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
   Eskimo Curlew ( Numenius borealis)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
   Eskimo Curlew ( Numenius borealis)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
   Eskimo Curlew ( Numenius borealis)
Clements 6th edition:
   Eskimo Curlew ( Numenius borealis)
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
   Eskimo Curlew ( Numenius borealis)
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
   Eskimo Curlew ( Numenius borealis)
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
   Eskimo Curlew ( Numenius borealis)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
   Eskimo Curlew ( Numenius borealis)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
   Eskimo Curlew ( Numenius borealis)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
   Eskimo Curlew ( Numenius borealis)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
   Eskimo Curlew ( Numenius borealis)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
   Eskimo Curlew ( Numenius borealis)
eBird version 1.50:
   Eskimo Curlew ( Numenius borealis)
eBird version 1.52:
   Eskimo Curlew ( Numenius borealis)
eBird version 1.53:
   Eskimo Curlew ( Numenius borealis)
eBird version 1.54:
   Eskimo Curlew ( Numenius borealis)
eBird version 1.55:
   Eskimo Curlew ( Numenius borealis)
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
   Eskimo Curlew ( Numenius borealis)
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
   Eskimo Curlew ( Numenius borealis)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
   Eskimo Curlew ( Numenius borealis)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
   Eskimo Curlew ( Numenius borealis)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
   Eskimo Curlew ( Numenius borealis)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
   Eskimo Curlew ( Numenius borealis)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
   Eskimo Curlew ( Numenius borealis)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
   Eskimo Curlew ( Numenius borealis)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
   Eskimo Curlew ( Numenius borealis)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
   Eskimo Curlew ( Numenius borealis)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
   Eskimo Curlew ( Numenius borealis)
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
   Eskimo Curlew ( Numenius borealis)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
   Eskimo Curlew ( Numenius borealis)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
   Eskimo Curlew ( Numenius borealis)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
   Eskimo Curlew ( Numenius borealis)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
   Eskimo Curlew ( Numenius borealis)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
   Eskimo Curlew ( Numenius borealis)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
   Eskimo Curlew ( Numenius borealis)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
   Eskimo Curlew ( Numenius borealis)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
   Eskimo Curlew ( Numenius borealis)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
   Eskimo Curlew ( Numenius borealis)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
   Eskimo Curlew ( Numenius borealis)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
   Eskimo Curlew ( Numenius borealis)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
   Eskimo Curlew ( Numenius borealis)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
   Eskimo Curlew ( Numenius borealis)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
   Eskimo Curlew ( Numenius borealis)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
   Eskimo Curlew ( Numenius borealis)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
   Eskimo Curlew ( Numenius borealis)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
   Eskimo Curlew ( Numenius borealis)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.01:
   Eskimo Curlew ( Numenius borealis)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.02:
   Eskimo Curlew ( Numenius borealis)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.03:
   Eskimo Curlew ( Numenius borealis)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.04:
   Eskimo Curlew ( Numenius borealis)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.05:
   Eskimo Curlew ( Numenius borealis)
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.01:
   Eskimo Curlew ( Numenius borealis)
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.02:
   Eskimo Curlew ( Numenius borealis)
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.03:
   Eskimo Curlew ( Numenius borealis)
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
   Eskimo Curlew ( Numenius borealis)
Oriental Bird Club:
   Eskimo Curlew ( Numenius borealis)
James Lee Peters:
    Numenius borealis
James Lee Peters (original):
    Numenius borealis
James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
    Numenius borealis
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
   Eskimo Curlew ( Numenius borealis)
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
   Eskimo Curlew ( Numenius borealis)
Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
   Eskimo Curlew ( Numenius borealis)
South American Classification Committee (24/10/2003):
   Eskimo Curlew ( Numenius borealis)
South American Classification Committee (14/09/2005):
   Eskimo Curlew ( Numenius borealis)
South American Classification Committee (16/07/2006):
   Eskimo Curlew ( Numenius borealis)
South American Classification Committee (26/09/2007):
   Eskimo Curlew ( Numenius borealis)
South American Classification Committee (01/05/2008):
   Eskimo Curlew ( Numenius borealis)
South American Classification Committee (30/09/2009):
   Eskimo Curlew ( Numenius borealis)
South American Classification Committee (19/08/2010):
   Eskimo Curlew ( Numenius borealis)
South American Classification Committee (8/08/2011):
   Eskimo Curlew ( Numenius borealis)
South American Classification Committee (8/02/2012):
   Eskimo Curlew ( Numenius borealis)
South American Classification Committee (4/09/2012):
   Eskimo Curlew ( Numenius borealis)
South American Classification Committee (17/03/2013):
   Eskimo Curlew ( Numenius borealis)
South American Classification Committee (9/02/2014):
   Eskimo Curlew ( Numenius borealis)
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Numenius borealis

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

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Other synonyms

Czech: Koliha severní
Welsh: Gylfinir y gogledd
Danish: Eskimospove
German: Eskimobrachvogel, Eskimo-Brachvogel
English: Eskimo Curlew, Eskimo Whimbrel
Spanish: Campesino, Chorlo Polar (2), Eskimo-wulp, Playero esquimal, Playero polar, Zarapito Boreal, Zarapito Esquimal, Zarapito Polar
Spanish (Argentine): Playero esquimal, Playero polar
Spanish (Chile): Zarapito boreal
Spanish (Mexico): Zarapito Boreal
Spanish (Paraguay): Campesino
Spanish (Uruguay): Chorlo Polar (2)
Estonian: põhjakoovitaja
Finnish: Eskimokuovi
French: Courlis esquimau
Irish: Crotach Artach
Guarani: Chululu'i
Hebrew: חרמשון צפון
Hungarian: eszkimópóling
Icelandic: Norðspói
Italian: Chiurlo boreale, Chiurlo eschimese
Japanese: esukimoakoshakushigi, esukimo-koshakushigi
Japanese: エスキモアコシャクシギ, エスキモーコシャクシギ
Latin: Numenius borealis, Phaeopus borealis
Lithuanian: Šiaurinė kuolinga
Dutch: Eskimowulp
Norwegian: Eskimospove
Polish: kulik eskimoski
Portuguese: batuíra-boreal, maçaricão, Macarico esquimo, maçarico-esquimó
Portuguese (Brazil): batuíra-boreal, maçaricão, Maçarico-esquimó
Russian: Кроншнеп эскимосский, Эскимосский кроншнеп
Slovak: Hvizdák krátkozobý
Slovenian: Eskimski škurh
Swedish: Eskimåspov
Turkish: Kutup Kervançulluğu
Chinese: 小勺鹬, 小杓鹬, 极北杓鹬

 

         

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