2 Waders - Hudsonian Whimbrel


Hudsonian Whimbrel Numenius (p)h.hudsonicus Engelmoer & Roselaar (1998) recognize 
two subspecies of Nearctic Whimbrel Numenius (p)hudsonicus i.e. nominate hudsonicus
as well as rufiventrisRufiventris, which breeds from W. Alaska east to the NW territories, 
has the typical brownish appearance as in the bird in the first picture.
Nominate hudsonicus breeds along the south and west coast of the Hudson Bay.
*Engelmoer, Meinte and Cees S.Roselaar. 1998. Geographical Variation in Waders.
Kluwer Academic Publishers. Dordrecht/Boston/London: ISBN 0-7923-5020-0

hudsonian whimbrel/American Whimbrel Numenius hudsonicus dec.1976 Galapagos.jpg

American Whimbrel Numenius hudsonicus dec.1976 Galapagos


hudsonian whimbrel/Hudsonian Whimbrel Numenius h.hudsonicus Dec.1976 Galapagos.jpg

Hudsonian Whimbrel Numenius h.hudsonicus Dec.1976 Galapagos


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