Snipes, Sandpipers and Phalaropes (Scolopacidae)

Slender-billed Curlew (Numenius tenuirostris) - HBW 3, p. 504

French: Courlis à bec grêle German: Dünnschnabel-Brachvogel Spanish: Zarapito Fino

Taxonomy: Numenius tenuirostris Vieillot, 1817, Egypt.
Monotypic.

Distribution: SW Siberia and N Kazakhstan, precise breeding range virtually unknown. Winters in NW Africa, and probably also Iraq.

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