The Eurasian curlew also known as the common curlew (Numenius arquata) is a wader bird in the large family Scolopacidae.
This is the largest wader in its range.
Length 50–60 cm (20–24 in), with an 89–106 cm (35–42 in) wingspan,
Body weight of 410–1,360 g (0.90–3.00 lb).
Males and females look identical.
Eurasian curlew feeds by probing soft mud for small invertebrates, but will also pick small crabs and earthworms.