In Our Backyard: A Coastal Shore Bird in the Grasslands?
Long-billed curlews are North America’s largest shorebird. In Canada, they breed in southern Alberta, Saskatchewan, and the interior of BC. Approximately 16% of the long-billed curlew’s global breeding range is in Canada. The species is designated by the federal Species at Risk Act as a species of Special Concern. In BC, the curlew is Blue-listed and considered Vulnerable.