Slender-billed Curlew (left) and Eurasian Curlew Numenius arquata orientalis (right).
There have been no confirmed sightings of Slender-billed Curlew since 1998. There is still hope that the species may not have become extinct. Because of its similarity to other curlew species, it may have been overlooked. For more information and tips on how to identify it, please see: