A small New World curlew with a striped head, formerly common in the arctic tundra but now close to extinction.
- Numenius borealis, family Scolopacidae
More example sentences
- Two of the rarest migratory species in Alaska's national parks are the short-tailed albatross and the Eskimo curlew, both endangered.
Definition of Eskimo curlew in:
- The US English dictionary