The curlew is the largest farmland wader in Europe and can be found around the entire UK coastline. The curlew population has declined by 59% in Scotland from 1995 – 2018 and is a red-listed species of conservation concern in the UK. It is one of the UK’s highest conservation priority bird species. The most recent population estimate for Scotland is 58800 pairs (Foster et al. 2013).
Find out more about Farmland Wading Birds here.
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