Eurasian Curlew (Numenius arquata) Curlew in flight from Pilling Salt Marsh Eurasian Curlew (Numenius arquata) Curlew in flight to nearby fields as the incoming high Spring tide has flooded the saltmarsh. The high Spring tide floods the Marshes and deposits silts and nutrients and drive insects and other invertebrates to the surface. It has one of the most evocative and distinctive of calls. They are one of the most ancient lineages of scolopacid waders.
Eurasian Curlew (Numenius arquata) In flight to fields_UFP7615RM.tiff