12 November, 2009

Eurasian Curlew

Scientific Name: Numenius arquata

Population Estimate: 770K - 1.1M

Range / Habitat: The Eurasian Curlew is widespread in Europe, Africa and Asia.

Field Notes: The Eurasian Curlew is a large  shorebird with long legs and a long, down-curved bill. Sexes are similar, though the male has a shorter bill. The juvenile is distinguishable with close views.

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