Tag: Long-billed curlew

August 21, 2018

What’s killing curlews? In southwest Idaho, it’s poachers

On his first day studying long-billed curlews (Numenius americanus) in southwest Idaho, Jay Carlisle came across a disturbing find. A curlew lay dead on the side of the road, shot...

July 5, 2018

Are poachers to blame for Idaho’s declining curlews?

What’s killing the curlews? Mostly poachers, according to Boise State University researchers. Long-billed curlews (Numenius americanus) nest in the mountain West, but biologists found their population in southwest Idaho was...