Latin Name : Numenius tahitiensis
English Name : Bristle - thighed Curlew
Indonesian Name : Gajahan tahiti
(see also: obat burung)
Altitude : 0-350 m
Endemic : -
Indonesian endemic : No
Regional Distribution : Sulawesi
IUCN Status : VU
Status Year : 2012
Protected type : None
Birds Limited Distribution : Not
Shape Description :40 - 44 cm . Gajahan sized . Clearly marked head pattern . Dark side crown and eye - stripe contrast with central crown and pale eyebrows . The top bungalan speckled , streaked buangalan the bottom . Bottom wing dark cinnamon , brown stripes. Tunggir and upper tail feathers cinnamon unmarked . Legs blue - gray . Part brightly colored base to brown , elongated and heavy . Children : the bottom is not streaky , and upper wing cover bungalan big spots .
Sound Description : Chi - u -it short , whistling whe - whe - whe - whe , whee - wheeoo rings .
Habit : Long-lived ( 15-23 years ) , monogamous
Global Spread : breeding in the Yukon River bottom and middle of the Seward Peninsula , western Alaska , United States . In the winter was on oceanic islands including Kep . Hawaii , up to Kep . Solomon , Australia , New Zealand , the UK and Chile .
Local deployment : Only recorded once in 1996 in Buton , Sulawesi offshore islands . In a certain number of population , this rare type of visitor the possibility of using the Wallacea region as a location for wandering regularly. (see also: vitamin burung)
Habitat : Tundra , sandy beaches , coastal rocks
Pressure : Hunting , of the type introduced predators ( dogs , cats )