Curlew Day

Curlew Day is observed next on Sunday, March 16th, 2025 (271 days from today).

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The Curlew bird is one of the brightest representatives of the snipe family. A distinctive feature of this creature is a long, curved beak, with which the bird forages in the alluvial bottom. Currently, there are about 130 species of curlew, among which the prominent is numinous arquata. To raise awareness and show love and friendly to Curlew, Curlew Day is celebrated every year on March 16. With migration and nesting every year, about 500 birds come to the wildlife reserve. National wildlife for nesting. Curlew Day, raising awareness about curlew species, wildlife conservation.

The Curlew bird zone is Central and Northern Europe. In addition, on the territory of the British Isles have also found representatives of this species. Curlews can be seen on the Asian continent. Here they live in large areas, starting in Kyrgyzstan and ending in Manchuria and near Lake Baikal.

Curlew is a migratory bird, usually in its lifetime in winter, it migrates to the Mediterranean, Africa or the Atlantic coast. Representatives of this species prefer swamps which is one of the areas where they build their nests. In winter, they migrate inland and seek out flooded fields, grasslands and watts to build nests there.

Curved bird is a person who adheres to a social lifestyle. Not popular many herds. Individuals fly to nesting sites in pairs, singly or as part of a pack. Their nesting period begins in April in central Russia, in the steppe regions, they usually nest in March, and in the northern regions, they nest again in May. Almost immediately after arrival, overcurrent begins. The man rose, as if on a ladder, uttered a loud whistle and then made plans on the ground. This movement is repeated many times.

Nesting takes place near water. Curlews live in pairs or flocks. Although they love peace and a social lifestyle, they are willing to go to the last to protect the borders of the settlement. They are characterized by livestock conservatism. This means that individuals return every year to the same territory.

History of Curlew Day

The Umatilla National Wildlife Refuge in Oregon is said to have created Curlew Day with the hope that the Curlew birds that come to migrate and nest here will be welcomed and created by everyone living conditions with their populations. However, why people choose March 16 every year as Curlew Day is still a question. No one understands why March 16 every year is Curlew Day. But for zoologists and graduate students, this day is indeed a great opportunity to study the population of tubers.

Observing Curlew Day

The best way to celebrate Curlew Day might be by visiting the Umatilla National Wildlife Refuge. While you're at it, see if long-term demos have arrived and check to see if there are any special tours or talks being held. If you can't get to a wildlife refuge, you're probably living in an area found curled up long and you can still see some species. You can also learn about other curls, watch videos on how to curl or listen to their sounds, read books on how to curl, or learn how to draw curls. Share your Curlew Day with the hashtag #CurlewDay with a positive message to spread understanding to everyone around.


Curlew Day has been observed annually on March 16th.


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