Body mottled yellow-brown and dark brown, with white underparts. Curved yellow-brown stripe above the eye. Bill long, narrow and curves down at the tip, lower bill pink at the base. Body up to 62 cm long.
Eastern Curlews migrate from the northern hemisphere where they breed, to Victoria in summer. They arrive in August and depart in March.
Asia and Australia.
Recorded in Australia
- DSE Advisory List : Near Threatened
- EPBC Act 1999 : Not listed
- IUCN Red List : Vulnerable