Meet the Curlews the largest waders from the Scolopacidae family to occur in Lebanon

By Fouad Itani Curlews are the largest waders from the Scolopacidae family to occur in Lebanon. They are given their name by their loud and distinctive “curl-ooo” call they produce. Two species have been recorded in the country so far ; The Whimbrel (Numenius phaeopus),and the Eurasian Curlew (Numenius arquata). They measure 55 cm in … Continue reading Meet the Curlews the largest waders from the Scolopacidae family to occur in Lebanon