Eurasian Curlew

Numenius arquata

My first and only sighting of this species was in September 2011 while birding Mida Creek on the east coast of Kenya.  This extensive tidal inlet is an excellent spot to see waders including crab plover, terek sandpiper, lesser sandplover and greater sandplover.

Eurasian Curlew / Mida Creek, Kenya / 21 September 2011