Eurasian Curlew

photo by Andreas Trepte

Scientific classification

Order

Charadriiformes

Family

Scolopacidae

Subfamily

Numenius

Species

arquata

Appearance

* Pretty large bird with a grey-brownish spotted plumage
* Very long bill with downward curve
* Size: 48-57 cm

Habitat

Coastal areas and open wetlands

Countries

Africa
Asia
Europe

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