Curlew Sandpiper

The Curlew Sandpiper (Afrikaans name Krombekstrandloper) is easily recognised by the down curving beak.

Arriving in South Africa in the Summer and leaving again late March/early April, some birds may overwinter. We see them each year at the West Coast National Park.

Curlew Sandpiper in breeding colours.

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