Eastern curlew (1897/2582)

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Eastern curlews have the longest bill of any shorebird, giving them an unmistakable, and rather comical profile. Eastern curlews migrate to New Zealand during our summer, like many other species of migratory Northern Hemisphere shorebirds.

Common names
eastern curlew, far-eastern curlew
Kaiaua, Firth of Thames, Waikato, New Zealand
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