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Long-billed Curlew

Long-billed Curlew. © Patricia Velte

by John Shackford

The Long-billed Curlew (Numenius americanus), the largest of our shorebirds at 23 inches, was once a breeding bird over much of the prairies, and I am confident this would have included central Oklahoma; Bent (1964, Life Histories of North American Shore Birds, p. 98, Dover Publications, Inc., New York) said that

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