Mountain-Prairie Region


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Long-billed Curlew Status Assessment and Conservation Plan published!

FWS has published, both on the web and in paper format, the following publication:
Fellows, S. D., and S. L. Jones. 2009. Status assessment and conservation action plan for the Long-billed Curlew (Numenius americanus). (3 MB PDF)
U.S. Department of Interior, Fish and Wildlife Service,
Biological Technical Publication, FWS/BTP-R6012-2009, Washington, D.C.

The paper copies will be available shortly from the primary author at: Suzanne Fellows, suzanne_fellows@fws.gov. Please remember to include your postal address!

Long-billed Curlew Action Plan


Long-billed Curlew Rangewide Survey: December 2003

Alberta Monitoring Study

Survey Area and Timing Map  2005 - 1.5 megabyte PDF file - use Acrobat zoom tool to enlarge


Recent Publications

Saafeld, S. T., W. C. Conway, D. A. Haukos, M. Rice, S. L. Jones, and S. D. Fellows. 2010. Multiscale habitat selection by Long-billed Curlews (Numenius americanus ) breeding in the United States. Waterbirds 33:148-161.

Jones, S. L., C. S. Nations, S. D. Fellows, and L. L. McDonald. 2008. Breeding abundance and distribution of Long Billed Curlews (Numenius americanus) in North America. Waterbirds 31:1-14

Stanley, T.R., and S.K. Skagen. 2007. Estimating the breeding population of Long-Billed Curlew in the United States. J. Wildl. Management 71:2556-2564.

Last updated: April 22, 2015