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Bird Sightings : Hebrides : Curlew

Hebrides Bird Sightings : Curlew

Curlew

(Eurasian Curlew)

Numensis arquata

Gaelic: Guilbneach


Photography © Debbie Bozkurt
Baleshare - Benbecula - Outer Hebrides (Western Isles)
11th February, 2006

 

Our Curlew photographs

Curlew
Curlew
Curlew
Curlew
in snow
Curlew
flight

 

 

Curlew records in the Western Isles

Uncommon resident breeder (10-99 breeding pairs), fairly common passage and winter visitor (occurs in small numbers)
Source: Outer Hebrides Bird Report (2001)


On the chart below the darker the shade of blue the more abundant the Curlew is during a month or the more likely you are to see it.

J

F

M

A

M

J

J

A

S

O

N

D

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

(Source: Outer Hebrides Birds Checklist)

 

 

Other local bird photographs

Sources of information for the bird sightings section

Debbie's online photo album


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