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Eurasian Curlew Certain species of birds as I observed, they walk for a while and then stand on one leg for sometime(may be to take rest) and then proceed further. And after sometime they again stand on the same posture. Birds,Eurasian Curlew,Fall,Geotagged,India,Numenius arquata,gujarat,kaach,kutch,modhvi beach,shore birds,waders Click/tap to enlarge PromotedCountry intro

Eurasian Curlew

Certain species of birds as I observed, they walk for a while and then stand on one leg for sometime(may be to take rest) and then proceed further. And after sometime they again stand on the same posture.

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The Eurasian Curlew, ''Numenius arquata'', is a wader in the large family Scolopacidae. It is one of the most widespread of the curlews, breeding across temperate Europe and Asia. In Europe, this species is often referred to just as "the Curlew", and in Scotland known as the "whaup" in Scots.

This is the largest wader in its range, at 50–60 cm in length, with a 89–106 cm wingspan and a body weight of 410–1,360 g . It is mainly greyish brown, with a white back, and a very long curved.. more

Similar species: Waders, Gulls, Auks, Etc.
Species identified by Uday Kiran
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By Uday Kiran

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Uploaded Jan 15, 2017. Captured Dec 10, 2016 09:19 in Unnamed Road, Sadhara, Gujarat 370510, India.
  • Canon EOS 7D Mark II
  • f/5.6
  • 1/3200s
  • ISO200
  • 400mm