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May 2, 2017

Description

The long-billed curlew is the largest member of the sandpiper family and is distinguishable by its long downward curved bill and large size. It has been designated a Species of Special Concern in Alberta and Canada due to the contraction of its range and small, possibly declining, population....


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September 1, 2010

Description

The long-billed curlew is the largest member of the sandpiper family and is distinguishable by its long downward curved bill and large size. It has been designated a Species of Special Concern in Alberta and Canada due to the contraction of its range and small, possibly declining, population....


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Last Modified

October 1, 2001

Description

Curlew populations have declined across North American as a result of overhunting and habitat loss, and in Alberta the long-billed curlew is classified as May Be At Risk. The 1998 Alberta status report on the long-billed curlew recommended formal population surveys in order to better assess the...


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Last Modified

October 1, 1998

Description

This wildlife status report looks at the long-billed curlew, the largest shorebird, and the most southerly breeding curlew, in North America. Once abundant over most of the prairie regions of the United States and Canada, populations have declined throughout most of the its breeding range since...