European curlew

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Noun1.European curlew - common Eurasian curlewEuropean curlew - common Eurasian curlew    
curlew - large migratory shorebirds of the sandpiper family; closely related to woodcocks but having a down-curved bill
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A number of species, such as Eurasian Curlew, already listed as Vulnerable on the International Union for Conservation of Nature's Red List are also in danger.
Objectives: The project%s overall objectives are twofold: Firstly, the aim is to increase both the number of breeding and wintering birds, as well as of the area used by meadow bird species, such as the black-tailed godwit, redshank, Eurasian curlew, golden plover, ruff, lapwing, white stork and meadow pipit.
The first of the main contenders is a large, long-legged shorebird with a long, downwardly curved bill -- the bird recognized today as Numenius arquata, the Eurasian curlew.