Scientific Name:

Numenius borealis


Eskimo Curlew Fact File

Distribution: Formerly bred Alaska and northern west Canada and wintered in southern South America
Conservation Status: Critically Endangered; Probably Extinct.

Subspecies: Monotypic

Further Reading:

The trials and tribulations of being a Curlew

Galveston’s Lost Bird sculpture of the Eskimo Curlew by Todd McGrain is now up at the Galveston Island State Park.

Current conservation efforts