50cm to 60cm
80cm to 100cm
575g to 1000g
The curlew has a long, downcurved bill, strong call and long legs.
They are Europes largest wading bird and can be easily distinguished on moors in the summer and estuaries in the winter.
Their diets mainly consist of shellfish, shrimps and worms.
Belonging to a group of birds generally called waders or shorebirds, the common sandpiper prefers freshwater habitats as opposed to saltwater locations.