Long-billed Curlew Identification

Adult Description

  • Large shorebird.
  • Extremely long, down-curved bill.
  • Buffy brown in color.
  • Plain crown.

Immature Description

Similar to adult, bill shorter.
Relative Size

Relative Sizecrow sizedcrow-sized
Measurements
  • Both Sexes
    • Length: 19.7-25.6 in (50-65 cm)
    • Weight: 17.3-33.5 oz (490-950 g)
    • Wingspan: 24.4-35.0 in (62-89 cm)