Curlew                                               Fact File

Taken at Port Seton on 16th February 2018 using Nikon D5200
with Sigma 600 mm zoom lens. (Yes , that is what you think it is, caught in mid flow)



Taken at Musselburgh on 24th August 2018 using Nikon D200
with Sigma 600 mm zoom lens,



 

Taken at Stevenston
on 11th January 2018 using Nikon D5200
with Sigma 600 mm zoom lens.
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Taken at Belhaven Bay
on 7th December 2017 using Nikon D5200
with Sigma 600 mm zoom lens.
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Taken at Doonfoot on 22nd January 2017 using Nikon D5200
with Sigma 600 mm lens.
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Taken at Port Seton on 24th August 2018 using Nikon D200
with Sigma 600 mm zoom lens.
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Taken at Musselburgh on 8th March 2018 using Nikon D5200 with Sigma 600 mm zoom lens. Fact File
In Flight
Taken at Doonfoot on 2nd October 2016 using Nikon D5200j
with Sigma 150-500 mm zoom lens.
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In Flight
Taken at Barns Ness on 19th November 2017 using Nikon D5200 with Sigma 600 mm zoom lens.

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In Flight
Taken at Musselburgh on 12th September 2018 using Nikon D500
with Sigma 600 mm zoom lens.
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Dispute
Taken at Musselburgh on 21st February 2015 using Nikon D5200
with Sigma 150-500 mm zoom lens.
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Lunch
Taken at Musselburgh on 12th September 2018 using Nikon D500
with Sigma 600 mm zoom lens.
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Curlew.
Species: Order: Family: Local Names: Numenius arquata. Charadriiformes.
Scolopacidae.
Whaup.
Site Of Nest:
Food:

Plumage:
Length: Wingspan: Breeding Period: Eggs:
Meadow or similar. Mudflats Bare scrape.
Probes soft mud for small invertebrates, but will also pick small crabs and earthworms off the surface.
Buffy brown in color. Plain crown. Legs dull bluish gray.
50-57 cm. 1m.
April to July.
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