Bristle-thighed Curlew Numenius tahitiensis


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Marks, J. S.; Redmond, R. L. 1994. Conservation problems and research needs for Bristle-thighed Curlews Numenius tahitiensis on their wintering grounds. Bird Conservation International 4: 329-341.

Marks, J. S.; Redmond, R. L. 1994. Migration of Bristle-thighed Curlews on Laysan Island: timing, behavior and estimated flight range. Condor 96: 316-330.

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Sonsthagen, S. A.; Tibbitts, T. L.; Gill Jr., R. E.; Williams, I.; Talbot, S. L. 2015. Spatial genetic structure of bristle-thighed curlews (Numenius tahitiensis): breeding area differentiation not reflected on the non-breeding grounds. Conservation Genetics 16: 223-233.

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Tibbitts, T. L.; Ruthrauff, D. R.; Underwood, J. G.; Patil, V. P. 2020. Factors promoting the recolonization of Oahu, Hawaii, by Bristle-thighed Curlews. Global Ecology and Conservation 21: e00785.

Vilina, Y. A.; Larrea, A.; Gibbons, J. E. 1992. First record of Bristle-thighed Curlew Numenius tahitiensis in Easter Island, Chile. Wader Study Group Bulletin 66: 43-44.

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Further resources

Detailed species accounts from the Threatened birds of Asia: the BirdLife International Red Data Book (BirdLife International 2001).

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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Species factsheet: Numenius tahitiensis. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 30/06/2022. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2022) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 30/06/2022.