19 Steppe Curlews Numenius arquata suschkini  in The Netherlands


On 6th May 2010 I found a group of 8 recently arrived Steppe Curlews Numenius arquata suschkini

(Neumann, 1929; type locality: Dagana,Senegal)

The pale and small birds foraged on the higher, vegetated section of the mudflats.


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1. Steppe Curlews Numeniusa.suschkini recent arrivals 06052010 1841 Oostvoorne,

The Netherlands c Norman Deans van Swelm


2. Steppe Curlew N.a.suschkini 06052010 1857 Oostvoorne,

The Netherlands c Norman Deans van Swelm


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3. Steppe Curlew N.a.suschkini 06052010 1858 Oostvoorne,

The Netherlands c Norman Deans van Swelm


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4. Steppe Curlew N.a.suschkini 06052010 1861 Oostvoorne,

The Netherlands c Norman Deans van Swelm


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5. Steppe Curlew N.a.suschkini 06052010 1863 Oostvoorne,

The Netherlands c Norman Deans van Swelm


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Steppe Curlew N.a.sushkini 15052012 Oostvoorne,

The Netherlands c Norman Deans v Swelm


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Steppe Curlew N.a.sushkini 15052012 Oostvoorne,

The Netherlands c Norman Deans v Swelm


 Steppe Curlew N.a.sushkini 19041965 Tanzania RNHM Naturalis Leiden NL

Steppe Curlew N.a.sushkini 19041965 Tanzania RNHM Naturalis, Leiden NL


Steppe Curlew N.a.sushkini Tanzania under & Eastern Curlew N.a.orientalis Tunis upper bird, collection RNMH Naturalis,Leiden NL

Steppe Curlew N.a.sushkini Tanzania under & Eastern Curlew N.a.orientalis Tunis upper bird,

collection RNMH Naturalis, Leiden NL


Steppe Curlew N.a.sushkini Tanzania & Eastern Curlew N.a.orientalis Tunis collection RNMH Naturalis,Leiden NL

Steppe Curlew N.a.sushkini Tanzania & Eastern Curlew N.a.orientalis Tunis

collection RNMH Naturalis, Leiden NL


all pictures copyright NORMAN DEANS VAN SWELM (NDvS) in The Netherlands


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