Long-billed curlew Numenius americanus

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Similar species:

Whimbrel has a similar, though shorter, bill, but has bold black head stripes, and lacks cinnamon wing linings. Marbled Godwit is similar but has a straight, somewhat recurved bill.

Length and wingspan from: Robbins, C.S., Bruun, B., Zim, H.S., (1966). Birds of North America. New York: Western Publishing Company, Inc.