Scientific Name:

Numenius arquata


Eurasian Curlew


Eurasian Curlew Fact File

Distribution: Northern, Central and western Europe, Western and Central Siberia, Western Kazakhstan to south-western Siberia

Conservation Status: Near Threatened

Subspecies: Three

N. a. arquata: Western, northern and central Europe

N. a. orientalis: Western and central Siberia to Manchuria

N. a. suschkini: Western Kazakhstan to south-western Siberia

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Current conservation efforts

Curlew Conservation Programme




With thanks to the following photographers: Barry Madden