Species: Whimbrel   Numenius phaeopus
Subspecies: phaeopus
Author: Frans Vandewalle
Thursday, December 5, 2013
Added to IBC: 23 Mar 2019 - 16:33
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Altitude (m): 
3 meters


Taking off from a muddy mangrove shore. Taken on Bao Bolong Wetland Reserve, Northern Bank Division, opposite to Tendaba village, Western Division.

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Frans Vandewalle, IBC1572940. Accessible at hbw.com/ibc/1572940.

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Frans Vandewalle, IBC1572940. Photo of Whimbrel Numenius phaeopus at Bao Bolong Wetland Reserve, Gambia. Accessible at hbw.com/ibc/1572940.

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