Eskimo Curlew (Numenius borealis)

Eskimo Curlew – The Rarest Wader in the world Like the passenger pigeon, the eskimo curlew (Numenius borealis) was once extremely numerous, but was brought to the verge of extinction largely through excessive hunting. It was renowned for its great abundance and delicious flavour and was shot in vast numbers in the USA while on … Continue reading Eskimo Curlew (Numenius borealis)