Curlew Sandpiper In Breeding Colours

The Curlew Sandpiper (Afrikaans name, Krombekstrandloper) is an abundant Palearctic, summer visitor to our coastal and freshwater wetlands. Recognised by its downward curving beak.

When in breeding colours, their underparts and face become chestnut with buffy edges to their upper part feathers.
We see them at the West Coast National Park.

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The Curlew Sandpiper (Afrikaans name Krombekstrandloper) is easily recognised by the down curving beak. Arriving in South Africa in the Summer…