Eurasian Curlew

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Colouring Brown upper, grey legs, white underside
Voice Loud and Full
Feeds on Worms, Insects, crabs, starfish, mollusc
Flight Strong direct
Nesting Ground
Social Flocks
Eurasian Curlew
Eurasian Curlew
Also Known As ..
Page Last Updated 23/02/2018 15:22:00
Base Information
Sex Both
Age Both
Status Declining
Order Charadriiformes
Family Scolopacidae
Species Numenius arquata
Category Waders
StdName Eurasian Curlew
Vital Statistics
Length 50 to 60 cms
Weight 575 to 950 gms
Wingspan 80 to 100 cms
Lifespan 10 to 20 years
Beak Length Long
Beak Width Narrow
Beak Shape Curved
Tail Length Long
Distribution YCommon RRare VVery Rare NNot Seen
Region EUYEurope
Region NAYNorth America
Country USRUnited States
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Bird Id - Bird Identification - Eurasian Curlew (Species=Numenius arquata / Standard Name=Eurasian Curlew)