The Curlew Quiz

Welcome to your The Curlew Quiz

Think you know a lot about Curlew? Let's put your knowledge to the test!

What is the Curlews biggest claim to fame?
Which of the following conservation status' apply to Curlew?
What has been the reduction in Curlew population size in England over the past 25 years?
Which of the following characteristics apply to Curlews?
The female Curlew differs from the male in what way?
Why do Curlew have such a long curved bill?
Are breeding Curlew territorial or colonial?
Which 3 key things do Curlew need to survive?
Where do adult Curlew prefer to feed in the Curlew Country area?
Within the Curlew Country area, which habitat types do Curlew prefer to nest in? (Select 2)
 Which parent bird incubates the eggs?
 How long does a Curlew incubate it's eggs for?
How long do Curlew chicks take to fully fledge?
How do Curlew chicks get their food?
How do Curlew chicks prefer to feed?
Why do Curlews fail to breed successfully in the Curlew Country and similar landscapes?
What is the latest date that Curlew chicks are likely to fledge by?
Why do you see groups of Curlew together during the summer?
 Which predator has been found by Curlew Country to pose the biggest threat to curlew?
Which other species would benefit from supporting breeding Curlew? (Select all that apply)
 Which other landscape scale environmental benefits would be delivered by managing for Curlew recovery?
Before Curlew Country started its work, how many of the local community consulted voted for a Curlew recovery initiative?
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1 thought on “The Curlew Quiz”

  1. Alastair Warrington

    There are curlews calling between Prolly Moor and the Mynd. Hope they nest successfully and produce young.

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