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Eurasian Curlew Numenius arquata   - In flight
Eurasian Curlew
Photographer : © Kaajal Dasgupta
Location :Bareilly, Uttar Pradesh, India
Date : 23 October 2016
English synonyms:Curlew, Common Curlew, European Curlew, Western Curlew, Eastern Curlew, Curlew Curlew, Whaup, Oriental Curlew (orientalis), Steppe Curlew (suschkini)
Bird Family :Tringinae - Godwits, Curlews, Shanks, Sandpipers, Tattlers, Turnstones, Dowitchers, Knots, Stints, Dunlin, Ruff & Phalaropes
Red Data Status :Near Threatened
Remarks :A lone bird was seen feeding in a wetland close to the River Ramganga. This is a rare winter visitor in this area. - KD