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Whimbrel

Numenius phaeopus (Linnaeus, 1758)

The Whimbrel (Numenius phaeopus) is a wader in the large family Scolopacidae. It is one of the most widespread of the curlews, breeding across much of subarctic North America, Europe and Asia as far south as Scotland. Source: Wikipedia




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Order:
  Charadriiformes
Family:
  Scolopacidae
Genus:
  Numenius

Scientific:
  Numenius phaeopus

Citation:
  (Linnaeus, 1758)

Reference:
  Syst.Nat.ed.10 p.146

Protonym:
  Scolopax Phaeopus

Avibase ID:
  082F3A63A99AEDD4

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/082F3A63

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 176599

Geographic range:

  • Numenius phaeopus [phaeopus or rogachevae]: NW Palearctic; winters to Africa and India
  • Numenius phaeopus alboaxillaris: Steppes n of Caspian Sea; winters coastal w Indian Ocean
  • Numenius phaeopus variegatus: Siberia; winters to India, Philippines, Indonesia and Australia
English:
Whimbrel
Catalan:
Pòlit cantaire (grup phaeopus)
Czech:
koliha malá (ssp. phaeopus/alboaxillaris/variegatus)
Danish:
Småspove, Hvidgumpet (ssp. phaeopus/alboaxillaris/variegatus)
German:
Regenbrachvogel (phaeopus/alboaxillaris/variegatus)
Spanish:
Zarapito Trinador (grupo phaeopus)
Spanish (Spain):
Zarapito trinador (grupo phaeopus)
Finnish:
pikkukuovi (phaeopus/alboaxillaris/variegatus)
French:
Courlis corlieu
Croatian:
Prugasti Pozviždač
Hungarian:
Kis póling
Icelandic:
Spói (phaeopus/alboaxillaris)
Italian:
Chiurlo piccolo (phaeopus/alboaxillaris/variegatus)
Japanese (romaji):
chuushakushigi
Japanese:
チュウシャクシギ (phaeopus/alboaxillaris/variegatus)
Lithuanian:
Vidutinė kuolinga
Dutch:
Regenwulp
Norwegian:
småspove (phaeopus/alboaxillaris/variegatus)
Polish:
kulik mniejszy (phaeopus/alboaxillaris/variegatus)
Portuguese:
Maçarico-galego
Portuguese (Brazil):
maçarico-galego/maçarico-de-bico-torto (phaeopus/alboaxillaris/variegatus)
Russian:
Средний кроншнеп (белопоясный)
Slovak:
hvizdák malý (bielokostrčový)
Serbian:
Mala carska šljuka (phaeopus/alboaxillaris/variegatus)
Swedish:
småspov (phaeopus/alboaxillaris/variegatus)
Ukrainian:
Кульон середній
Chinese:
中杓鹬(白腰)
Chinese (Traditional):
中杓鷸(白腰群)


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (1886):
Whimbrel ( Numenius phaeopus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 1st suppl.):
Whimbrel ( Numenius phaeopus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 2nd suppl.):
Whimbrel ( Numenius phaeopus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 3rd suppl.):
Whimbrel ( Numenius phaeopus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 4th suppl.):
Whimbrel ( Numenius phaeopus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 5th suppl.):
Whimbrel ( Numenius phaeopus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 6th suppl.):
Whimbrel ( Numenius phaeopus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 7th suppl.):
Whimbrel ( Numenius phaeopus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (1895):
Whimbrel ( Numenius phaeopus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 8th suppl.):
Whimbrel ( Numenius phaeopus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 9th suppl.):
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American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 10th suppl.):
Whimbrel ( Numenius phaeopus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 11th suppl.):
Whimbrel ( Numenius phaeopus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 12th suppl.):
Whimbrel ( Numenius phaeopus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 13th suppl.):
Whimbrel ( Numenius phaeopus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 14th suppl.):
Whimbrel ( Numenius phaeopus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 15th suppl.):
Whimbrel ( Numenius phaeopus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 3rd edition (1910):
Whimbrel ( Numenius phaeopus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 3rd edition (incl. 16th suppl.):
Whimbrel ( Numenius phaeopus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 3rd edition (incl. 17th suppl.):
Whimbrel ( Numenius phaeopus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 3rd edition (incl. 18th suppl.):
Whimbrel ( Numenius phaeopus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (1931):
Whimbrel ( Phaeopus phaeopus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Whimbrel ( Numenius phaeopus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Whimbrel ( Numenius phaeopus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Whimbrel ( Numenius phaeopus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Whimbrel ( Numenius phaeopus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Whimbrel ( Numenius phaeopus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Whimbrel ( Numenius phaeopus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Whimbrel ( Numenius phaeopus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
Whimbrel ( Numenius phaeopus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 08 (Feb 2021):
Whimbrel ( Numenius phaeopus) [version 1]
British Ornithologists' Union Checklist (7th edition):
Numenius phaeopus phaeopus [version 1]
eBird version 2016:
Whimbrel (White-rumped) ( Numenius phaeopus phaeopus/alboaxillaris/variegatus)
eBird version 2017:
Whimbrel (White-rumped) ( Numenius phaeopus phaeopus/alboaxillaris/variegatus)
eBird version 2018:
Whimbrel (White-rumped) ( Numenius phaeopus phaeopus/alboaxillaris/variegatus)
eBird version 2019:
Whimbrel (White-rumped) ( Numenius phaeopus phaeopus/alboaxillaris/variegatus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 10.1:
Eurasian Whimbrel ( Numenius phaeopus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 10.2:
Eurasian Whimbrel ( Numenius phaeopus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 11.1:
Eurasian Whimbrel ( Numenius phaeopus) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
Whimbrel ( Numenius phaeopus) [version 1]
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.01:
Eurasian Whimbrel ( Numenius phaeopus) [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species (sometimes nominal subspecies)

This taxon is considered a subspecies of Numenius [phaeopus or hudsonicus] (sensu lato) by some authors

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Afrikaans: Kleinwulp, Kleinwulp (Witkruis)
Arabic: كروان الغيط الصغير, كروان الغيط الصغير رهيز, كروان الماء صغير (ابيض الردف)
Asturian: Algaraván Marciegu, Algaraván Piqueñu, Algaraván xiblador (triba phaeopus)
Azerbaijani: Ortaboy əyridimdik (phaeopus/alboaxillaris/variegatus yarımnövü), Ortaboy kronşnep
Belarusian: Cярэднi кулён, Кулён сярэдні, Сярэдні кулён
Bulgarian: Малък свирец, Малък свирец (ssp. phaeopus/alboaxillaris/variegatus)
Bengali: নাটা গুলিন্দা
Breton: Ar c'hefeleg-mae
Catalan: Curlera cantaire, Polit cantaire, Pòlit cantaire, Pòlit cantaire (grup phaeopus)
Catalan (Balears): Curlera cantaire
Montenegrin: srednja carska šljuka
Czech: Koliha malá, koliha malá (ssp. phaeopus/alboaxillaris/variegatus), koliha malá eurosibiřská/alboaxillaris/východosibiřská
Welsh: Coeg gylfinhir, Coeg-gylfinir, Coegyfinir, Coegylfinir
Danish: Lille regnspove, Småspove, Småspove, Hvidgumpet (ssp. phaeopus/alboaxillaris/variegatus)
German: Regenbrachvogel, Regenbrachvogel (phaeopus/alboaxillaris/variegatus), Regenbrachvogel-phaeopus
Maldivian: Bulhithunbi
Greek: Θαλασσομπεκάτσα, Σιγλίγουρος, Σιγλίγουρος (phaeopus/alboaxillaris/variegatus)
Greek (Cypriot): Θαλασσομπεκάτσα
English: Common Whimbrel, Curlew, Eurasian Whimbrel, Western Whimbrel, Whimbrel, Whimbrel (White-rumped)
English, HBW: Whimbrel (White-rumped)
English (IOC): Eurasian Whimbrel (White-rumped), Whimbrel (White-rumped)
English (Kenya): Whimbrel
English (United States): Whimbrel (White-rumped)
Esperanto: malgranda kurlo
Spanish: Playero pico curvo, Playero Picocorvo, Playero trinador, Zarapito, Zarapito de Hudson, Zarapito Real, Zarapito Trinador, Zarapito Trinador (grupo phaeopus)
Spanish (Argentine): Playero trinador
Spanish (Chile): Zarapito, Zarapito común (phaeopus/alboaxillaris/variegatus)
Spanish (Colombia): Zarapito Trinador
Spanish (Costa Rica): Zarapito Trinador, Zarapito Trinador (phaeopus/alboaxillaris/variegatus)
Spanish (Cuba): Zarapico Pico Cimitarra Chico
Spanish (Dominican Rep.): Zarapito Trinador
Spanish (Ecuador): Zarapito Trinador (phaeopus/alboaxillaris/variegatus)
Spanish (Spain): Zarapito Trinador, Zarapito trinador (grupo phaeopus), Zarapito Trinador [Grupo phaeopus]
Spanish (Honduras): Playero pico curvo
Spanish (Mexico): zarapito trinador, Zarapito Trinador (phaeopus/alboaxillaris/variegatus)
Spanish (Nicaragua): Zarapito Trinador
Spanish (Panama): Zarapito Trinador, Zarapito Trinador (phaeopus/alboaxillaris/variegatus)
Spanish (Peru): Zarapito Trinador, Zarapito Trinador (phaeopus/alboaxillaris/variegatus)
Spanish (Puerto Rico): Playero Picocorvo
Spanish (Paraguay): Playero trinador
Spanish (Uruguay): Chorlo Trinador, Playero Trinador, Playero Trinador (Subesp. phaeopus/alboaxillaris/variegatus)
Spanish (Venezuela): Chorlo Real
Estonian: Väikekoovitaja
Basque: Kurlinka bekainduna, Kurlinta bekaindun, Kurlinta bekainduna (phaeopus/alboaxillaris/variegatus), Polit cantaire
Persian: گیلانشاه ابروسفید, گیلانشاه ابروسفید (phaeopus/alboaxillaris/variegatus)
Finnish: Pikkukuovi, pikkukuovi (phaeopus/alboaxillaris/variegatus)
Faroese: Spógvi
French: Courlis corlieu, Courlis corlieu (phaeopus, alboaxillaris ou variegatus), Courlis corlieu (phaeopus/alboaxillaris/variegatus), Courlis hudsonien, Petit courlis
Irish: Crotach Eanaigh, Crotach shamhraidh
Gaelic: Eun Bealltainn
Galician: Mazarico chiador, Mazarico chiador (phaeopus/alboaxillaris/variegatus), Polit cantaire
Guarani: Chululu
Manx: Crottag houree
Haitian Creole French: Kouli
Hebrew: חרמשון קטן, חרמשון קטן (לבן שת - קבוצה אירואסייתית)
Croatian: Pozviždač jatar, Prugasti Pozviždac, Prugasti Pozviždač
Hungarian: Kis póling
Armenian: [Mijin Kronshnep/Arorik ], Միջին Արորիկ, Միջին արորիկ (Սպիտակատուտ), Միջին Կրոնշնեպ/Արորիկ
Indonesian: Burung Gajahan Penggala, Gajahan pengala, Gajahan Penggala, Kololi
Icelandic: Spói, Spói (phaeopus/alboaxillaris)
Italian: Chiurlo piccolo, Chiurlo piccolo (phaeopus/alboaxillaris/variegatus)
Japanese (romaji): chū shaku-shigi, chu-shaku-shigi, Chushaku-shigi, chuushakushigi, Chuushaku-shigi, chuushakushigi (phaeopus/alboaxillaris/variegatus)
Japanese: チュウシャクシギ, チュウシャクシギ (phaeopus/alboaxillaris/variegatus)
Japanese (Kanji): 中杓鴫, 中杓鷸
Georgian: საშუალო კრონშნეპი
Khakas: Орта көгiлбей
Kazakh: Қасқа шалшықшы
Kazakh (Transliteration): qasqa şalşıqşı
Korean: 중부리도요
Korean (Transliteration): jung-buri-doyo
Cornish: Cok-gelvynak
Scientific: Numenius phaeopus, Numenius phaeopus phaeopus, Numenius phaeopus phaeopus/alboaxillaris/variegatus, Phaeopus phaeopus, Podiceps gadowi, Scolopax phaeopus
Luxembourgish: Klenge Broochvull
Lithuanian: Mažoji kuolinga, Vidutine kuolinga, Vidutinė kuolinga, Vidutinioji kuolinga
Latvian: Kulainis, Lietuvainis, Mazā kronšnepe, Mazais kuilis, Vidējā kuitala
Malagasy: Kiokioka, Kiokoika, Mantazazana
Macedonian: шарен српоклун свиркач
Malayalam: തെറ്റിക്കൊക്കന്‍ 
Mongolian: Бэсрэг тутгалжин
Mongolian (Bichig): ᠪᠡᠰᠡᠷᠡᠭ ᠲᠣᠲᠣᠭᠣᠯᠵᠢᠨ
Mongolian (Bichig, Inner Mongolia): ᠪᠡᠰᠡᠷᠡᠭ ᠲᠣᠲᠣᠭᠣᠯᠵᠢᠨ
Mongolian (Transliteration): besreg tutg aljiŋ
Moldavian: Culic mic
Malay: Burung Kedidi Pisau Raut, Burung Kendi Pisau Raut, Kendi Pisau Raut
Maltese: Gurlin Żgħir
Nepali: सानो आ“सीठू“डे
Dutch: Regenwulp
Norwegian: Heispove, Småspove, småspove (phaeopus/alboaxillaris/variegatus)
Polish: kulik mniejszy, kulik mniejszy (phaeopus/alboaxillaris/variegatus), Szlamnik
Pinyin: zhōng sháo-yù
Portuguese: batuíra-de-bico-torto, maçaricão, maçarico galega, Macarico galego, maçarico-de-bico-torto, Macarico-galego, Maçarico-galego, maçarico-real, maria-rita
Portuguese (Brazil): batuíra-de-bico-torto, maçaricão, maçarico-de-bico-torto, macarico-galego, maçarico-galego, maçarico-galego/maçarico-de-bico-torto (phaeopus/alboaxillaris/variegatus), maçarico-real, maria-rita
Portuguese (Portugal): Maçarico-galego
Romansh: Fliaun pitschen
Romanian: Culic mic
Russian: Cредний кроншнеп, Кроншнеп средний, Средний кроншнеп, Средний кроншнеп (белопоясный)
Scots: Eun bealltainn
Northern Sami: Guškkástat
Sinhalese (Transliteration): Wimburali Kalikaya
Slovak: hvizdá, Hvizdák malý, hvizdák malý (bielokostrčový), Hvizdák pásavohlahý, Hvizdák pásavohlavý
Slovenian: mali škurh, Mali škurh (phaeopus/alboaxillaris/variegatus)
Albanian: Kojliku mesatar
Serbian: Mala carska šljuka (phaeopus/alboaxillaris/variegatus), zlatovremenica, zlovremenica srednja, Пругаста златовременица, Средња златовременица
Swedish: Småspov, småspov (phaeopus/alboaxillaris/variegatus)
Swahili: Membe Sautisaba
Tamil: Kottan
Thai: นกอีก๋อยเล็ก, นกอีก๋อยเล็ก (ตะโพกขาว)
Thai (Transliteration): nók ii-kŏaay lék
Turkish: sürmeli kervan çulluğu, Sürmeli kervançulluğu, Sürmelı Kervançulluğu, Sürmeli kervançulluğu (phaeopus/alboaxillaris/variegatus), Sürmeli Kervançulluşu, Yağmur Kervançulluğu, Қасқа шалшықшы
Tuvinian: Безерек даргый
Ukrainian: Кульон середній , Середній кроншнеп
Vietnamese: Chim Choắt mỏ cong bé, Choắt mỏ cong bé
Xhosa: Ingoyi-ngoyi
Chinese: [zhong shao-yu], 中杓鷸, 中杓鹬, 中杓鹬(白腰)
Chinese (Traditional): 中杓鷸, 中杓鷸(白腰群)
Chinese (Taiwan, Traditional): 中杓鷸
Chinese (Taiwan): [zhong shao-yu], 中杓鷸, 中杓鹬

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