Curlew (Eurasian Curlew) Numenius arquata

A common bird in Norfolk where it's mainly coastal but good numbers feed inland in some locations, especially in NW Norfolk. Primarily a passage migrant and winter visitor but birds are present all year and a few breed in the Brecks.

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Curlew, Axemouth (Devon, UK), 16th October 2010

 

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Curlew, Burnham Overy (Norfolk, UK), 16th February 2013

 

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Curlew, Burnham Overy (Norfolk, UK), 11th January 2014

 

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Curlew, Brancaster Staithe (Norfolk, UK), 5th July 2006

 

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Curlew, Brancaster Staithe (Norfolk, UK), 8th September 2005

 

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Curlew, Wells (Norfolk, UK), 24th January 2015

 

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Curlew, Titchwell (Norfolk, UK), 9th September 2004

 

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Curlews, Wells (Norfolk, UK), 9th November 2013

 

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Curlew, Burnham Overy (Norfolk, UK), 9th November 2013 - the warm tones are due to the low early morning sunshine

 

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Curlew, Burnham Overy (Norfolk, UK), 9th November 2013

 

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Curlew, Hayle (Cornwall, UK), 5th October 2011

 

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Curlew, Roa Island causeway (Cumbria, UK), 27th December 2012

 

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Curlew, Wells (Norfolk, UK), 19th October 2013

 

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Curlew, Wells (Norfolk, UK), 1st March 2014

 

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Curlew, Brancaster Staithe (Norfolk, UK), 11th February 2005

 

Curlew, Brancaster Staithe (Norfolk, UK), 15th September 2004

 

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Curlews, Burnham Overy (Norfolk, UK), 31st January 2009

 

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Curlew, Sheringham (Norfolk, UK), 24th September 2004

 

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Curlew, Brancaster Staithe (Norfolk, UK), 14th November 2005

 

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Curlew, Stiffkey (Norfolk, UK), 31st January 2009

 

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Curlew, Thornham (Norfolk, UK), 19th January 2007

 

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Curlew, Wells (Norfolk, UK), 4th December 2010

 

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Curlew, Wells (Norfolk, UK), 19th November 2004

 

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Curlews, Sheringham (Norfolk, UK), 30th August 2010

 

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Curlew, Brancaster Staithe (Norfolk, UK), 21st March 2012

 

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Curlew, Brancaster Staithe (Norfolk, UK), 8th March 2005

 

Curlew, Brancaster Staithe (Norfolk, UK), 3rd January 2009

 

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Curlew, Thornham (Norfolk, UK), 22nd October 2011

 

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Curlew, Thornham (Norfolk, UK), 22nd October 2011

 

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Curlew, Thornham (Norfolk, UK), 15th February 2016

 

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Curlews, Burnham Overy (Norfolk, UK), 1st October 2013 (note that the orangey colour tones in the top 2 photos are due to low early morning sunshine)

 

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Curlew, Brancaster Staithe (Norfolk, UK), 19th December 2005

 

Curlew, Brancaster Staithe (Norfolk, UK), 21st November 2005

 

Curlew, Morston (Norfolk, UK), 31st January 2009

 

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Curlew, Brancaster Staithe (Norfolk, UK), 7th February 2005

 

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Curlew, Titchwell (Norfolk, UK), 5th March 2011

 

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Curlew (with Redshank), Brancaster Staithe (Norfolk, UK), 10th February 2011

 

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Curlew, north of Stanhoe (Norfolk, UK), 7th January 2010

 

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Curlews, Titchwell (Norfolk, UK), 9th February 2008

 

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Curlew, Wells (Norfolk, UK), 29th February 2008

 

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Curlew, Thornham (Norfolk, UK), 28th February 2009

 

Curlew, Wells (Norfolk, UK), 6th December 2008

 

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Curlew, Wells (Norfolk, UK), 26th December 2007

 

Curlew, Thornham (Norfolk, UK), 18th March 2004

 

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leucistic Curlew, Burnham Norton (Norfolk, UK), 21st March 2016

 

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Curlew, Brancaster Staithe (Norfolk, UK), 19th November 2004

 

Curlew, Brancaster Staithe (Norfolk, UK), 30th October 2003

 

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Curlew, Titchwell (Norfolk, UK), 1st November 2008

 

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Curlew, Titchwell (Norfolk, UK), 6th September 2004

 

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Curlew, Cley (Norfolk, UK), 14th February 2015

 

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Curlew, Thornham (Norfolk, UK), 25th December 2009

 

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Curlew, Brancaster Staithe (Norfolk, UK), 17th November 2006

 

Curlew, Hayle (Cornwall, UK), 5th October 2011

 

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Curlew, Sheringham (Norfolk, UK), 12th October 2004

 

Curlew, Brancaster Staithe (Norfolk, UK), 31st March 2004

 

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Curlew, Morston (Norfolk, UK), 31st January 2009

 

Curlew, Stiffkey (Norfolk, UK), 31st January 2009

 

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Curlew, Titchwell (Norfolk, UK), 7th January 2004

 

Curlew, Titchwell (Norfolk, UK), 9th February 2004

 

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Curlew, Titchwell (Norfolk, UK), 5th March 2011

 

Curlew, Brancaster Staithe (Norfolk, UK), 16th March 2007

 

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Curlew, Rawhall Gravel Pits (Norfolk, UK), 2nd April 2013

 

Curlew, Rawhall Gravel Pits (Norfolk, UK), 21st March 2013

 

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Curlews, Rawhall Gravel Pits (Norfolk, UK), 2nd April 2013

 

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Curlew, Burnham Overy (Norfolk, UK), 13th October 2013

 

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Curlew, Bittering (Norfolk, UK), 8th October 2013

 

Curlew, north of Balmoral (Aberdeenshire, UK), 2nd June 2015