NT
Eurasian Curlew Numenius arquata



References

Baines, D. 1988. The effects of improvement of upland grassland on the distribution and density of breeding wading birds (Charadriiformes) in northern England. Biological Conservation 45: 221-236.

Balmer, D. E.; Gillings, S.; Caffrey, B. J.; Swann, R. L.; Downie, I. S.; Fuller, R. J. (eds). 2013. Bird Atlas 2007-11: The Breeding and Wintering Birds of Britain and Ireland. BTO Books, Thetford, UK.

BirdLife International. 2004. Birds in Europe: population estimates, trends and conservation status. BirdLife International, Cambridge, U.K.

BirdLife International. 2015. European Red List of Birds. Office for Official Publications of the European Communities, Luxembourg.

Boschert, M.; Rupp, J. 1993. Brutbiologie des grossen Brachvogels Numenius arquata in einem Brutgebiet am südlichen Oberrhein. Vogelwelt 5: 199-221.

Brown, D. J. 2015. International Single Species Action Plan for the Conservation of the Eurasian Curlew Numenius arquata arquata, N. a. orientalis and N. a. suschkini. AEWA Technical Series No. 58. Bonn, Germany.

Brown, D., Crockford, N. and Sheldon, R. 2014. Drivers of population change and conservation priorities for the Numeniini populations of the world. UNEP/CMS/COP11/Inf.33. Birdlife International, International Wader Study Group.

Broyer, J.; Roche, J. 1991. The nesting population of Curlew Numenius arquata in the Saone basin (in French). Alauda 59: 129-135.

Burton, N. H. K. 2006. The impact of the Cardiff Bay barrage on wintering waterbirds. In: Boere, G.; Galbraith, C., Stroud, D. (ed.), aterbirds around the world, pp. 805. The Stationary Office, Edinburgh, UK.

Burton, N. H. K.; Armitage, M. J. S.; Musgrove, A. J.; Rehfisch, M. M. 2002. Impacts of Man-Made landscape Features on Numbers of Estuarine Waterbirds at Low Tide. Environmental Management 30(6): 857-864.

Burton, N.H.K., Rehfisch, M.M. and Clark, N.A. 2002. Impacts of Disturbance from Construction Work on the Densities and Feeding Behavior of Waterbirds using the Intertidal Mudflats of Cardiff Bay, U.K. Environmental Management 30(6): 865-871.

del Hoyo, J., Elliott, A., and Sargatal, J. 1996. Handbook of the Birds of the World, vol. 3: Hoatzin to Auks. Lynx Edicions, Barcelona, Spain.

Douglas, D. J. T.; Bellamy, P. E.; Stephen, L. S.; Pearce-Higgins, J. W.; Wilson, J. D.; Grant, M. C. 2014. Upland land use predicts population decline in a globally near-threatened wader. J. Appl. Ecol. 51: 194-203.

Eaton, M. A.; Austin, G. E.; Banks, A. N.; Conway, G.; Douse, A.; Grice, P. V.; Hearn, R. D.; Hilton, G. M.; Hoccom, D.; Musgrove, A. J.; Noble, D. G. N Ratcliffe, N; Rehrisch, M. M; Worden, J.; Wotton, S. 2007. The state of the UK's birds 2006.

Elts, J.; Leito, A.; Leivits, A.; Luigujõe, L.; Mägi, E.; Nellis, R.; Nellis, R.; Ots, M.; Pehlak, H. 2013. Status and numbers of Estonian birds, 2008−2012. Hirundo 26(2): 80-112.

Fisher, G.; Walker, M. 2015. Habitat restoration for curlew Numenius arquata at the Lake Vyrnwy reserve, Wales. Conservation Evidence 12: 48-52.

Flint, V.E.; Boehme, R.L.; Kostin, Y.V.; Kuznetsov, A.A. 1984. A field guide to birds of the USSR. Princeton University Press, Princeton, New Jersey.

Grant, M. C. 1997. Breeding curlew in the UK: RSPB research and implications for conservation. RSPB Conservation Review 11, pp. 67-73.

Harris, S. J.; Massimino, D.; Newson, S. E.; Eaton, M. A.; Balmer, D. E.; Noble, D. G.; Musgrove, A. J.; Gillings, S.; Procter, D.; Pearce-Higgins, J.W. 2014. The Breeding Bird Survey 2014. BTO Research Report 673. British Trust for Ornithology, Thetford.

Hayhow, D. B.; Conway, G.; Eaton, M. A.; Grice, P. V.; Hall, C.; Holt, C. A.; Kuepfer, A.; Noble, D. G.; Oppel, S.; Risely, K.; Stringer, C.; Stroud, D. A.; Wilkinson, N.; Wotton, S. 2014. 2014. The State of the UK’s Birds 2014. RSPB, BTO, WWT, JNCC, NE, NIEA, NRW and SNH, Sandy, Bedfordshire.

Hayman, P.; Marchant, J.; Prater, A. J. 1986. Shorebirds. Croom Helm, London.

Hillis, J.P. 2003. Rare Irish breeding birds, 1992-2001. Irish Birds 7(2): 157-172.

Hötker, H., Jeromin, H. and Melter, J. 2007. Entwicklung der Brutbestände der Wiesen-Limikolen in Deutschland - Ergebnisse eines neuen Ansatzes im Monitoring mittelhäufiger Brutvogelarten. Vogelwelt 128: 49-65.

Huntley, B.; Green, R. E.; Collingham, Y. C.; Willis, S. G. 2007. A climatic atlas of European breeding birds. Durham University, RSPB & Lynx Edicions, Durham & Sandy, U.K. and Barcelona, Spain.

Jensen, F. P.; Lutz, M. 2007. Management plan for Curlew (Numenius arquata) 2007-2009. Office for Official Publications of the European Communities, Luxembourg.

Johnsgard, P. A. 1981. The plovers, sandpipers and snipes of the world. University of Nebraska Press, Lincoln, U.S.A. and London.

Kelin, C.; Qiang, X. 2006. Conserving migratory shorebirds in the Yellow Sea region. In: Boere, G.; Galbraith, C., Stroud, D. (ed.), Waterbirds around the world, pp. 319. The Stationery Office, Edinburgh, UK.

Laursen, K. 2005. Curlews in the Wadden Sea - effects of shooting protection in Denmark. Wadden Sea Ecosystem 20: 173-183.

Laursen, K.; Frikke, J. 2013. Rastende vandfugle I Vadehavet 1980-2010. Dansk Orn. Foren. Tidskr. 107.

Melville, D.S. and Shortridge, K.F. 2006. Migratory waterbirds and avian influenza in the East Asian-Australasian Flyway with particular reference to the 2003-2004 H5N1 outbreak. In: G. Boere, C. Galbraith and D. Stroud (eds), Waterbirds around the world, pp. 432-438. The Stationery Office, Edinburgh, U.K.

Navedo, J. G.; Arranz, D.; Herrera, A. G.; Salmón, P.; Juanes, J. A.; Masero, J. A. 2013. Agroecosystems and conservation of migratory waterbirds: importance of coastal pastures and factors influencing their use by wintering shorebirds. Biodiversity and Conservation 22(9): 1895-1907.

Navedo, J. G.; Masero, J. A. 2007. Measuring potential negative effects of traditional harvesting practices on waterbirds: a case study with migrating curlews. Animal Conservation 10: 88-94.

Pearce-Higgins, J. W.; Langston, R. H. W.; Bainbridge, I. P.; Bullman, R. 2009. The distribution of breeding birds around upland wind farms. J. Appl. Ecol. 46: 1323-1331.

Porter, R., Samraoui, B., Livet, J., Mallon, D. & Budd, K. 2008. Proceedings of the 10th Conservation Workshop for the Fauna of Arabia: Shorebirds of the Arabian Peninsula..

Renwick, A. R.; Massimino, D.; Newson, S. E.; Chamberlain, D. E.; Pearce-Higgins, J. W.; Johnston, A. 2012. Modelling changes in species' abundance in response to projected climate change. Diversity Distrib. 18: 121-132.

Snow, D.W. and Perrins, C.M. 1998. The Birds of the Western Palearctic, Volume 1: Non-Passerines. Oxford University Press, Oxford.

Taylor, R. C.; Dodd, S. G. 2013. Negative impacts of hunting and suction-dredging on otherwise high and stable survival rates in Curlew Numenius arquata. Bird Study 60: 221-228.

Thorup, O. 2006. Breeding waders in Europe 2000. International Wader Study Group, Thetford, U.K.

Tuellinghoff, R.; Bergmann, H. 1993. Curlew habitats in Lower Saxony: preferred and avoided structures in the agricultural landscape. Vogelwarte 37: 1-11.

Valkama, J.; Korpimäki, E. 1999. Differences in the intensity of nest predation in the Curlew Numenius arquata: A consequence of land use and predator densities? Ecoscience 6: 497-504.

van Roomen M., Nagy S., Foppen R., Dodman T., Citegetse G. and Ndiaye A. 2015. Status of coastal waterbird populations in the East Atlantic Flyway. With special attention to flyway populations making use of the Wadden Sea. Programme Rich Wadden Sea, Leeuwarden, The Netherlands, Sovon, Nijmegen, The Netherlands, Wetlands International, Wageningen, The Netherlands, BirdLife International, Cambridge, United Kingdom &, Common Wadden Sea Secretariat, Wilhelmshaven, Germany.

Wetland International - China Office. 2006. Relict Gull surveys in Hongjianao, Shaanxi Province. Newsletter of China Ornithological Society 15(2): 29.

Wetlands International. 2016. Waterbird Population Estimates. Available at: wpe.wetlands.org.

Further resources

Detailed species account from Birds in Europe: population estimates, trends and conservation status (BirdLife International 2004)

Explore HBW Alive for further information on this species

Search for photos, videos and sounds of this species in the Internet Bird Collection.

Media resources
Arkive species - Eurasian curlew (Numenius arquata) 0

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2017) Species factsheet: Numenius arquata. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 13/12/2017. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2017) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 13/12/2017.