Eurasian CurlewNumenius arquata (Linnaeus)
Status One sight record. Shirley and Lise Cohrs reported seeing this large curlew at Cherry Hill Beach, Lunenburg County, on 6 May 1978.
Remarks The bird's large size (50-60 cm) and huge bill (based on comparison with a nearby Willet), white rump, uniformly marked head and two-syllable call were noted. There are only four confirmed North American records of this Old World species.
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