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Martin Hughes-Games presents the story of the curlew. The UK is a vital wintering ground for flocks of curlews.

Tweet of the Day is a series of fascinating stories about our British birds inspired by their calls and songs.

Martin Hughes-Games presents the story of the curlew. The UK is a vital wintering ground for flocks of curlews. Some birds fly in from as far away as Belgium and Russia, probing our coastal mudflats and thrilling us with their mournful cries.

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Mon 31 Dec 2018 05:58

Curlew (Numenius arquata)

Image courtesy of RSPB (rspb-images.com)

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