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# curlew - Tuesday 21 July, 2020

Foxes and crows may need to be culled to protect ground-nesting birds, study suggests

The Eurasian Curlew is one of the birds at risk in Ireland as three-quarters of ground-nesting bird species face a decline in numbers around Europe.

# curlew - Friday 27 September, 2019

Ireland's Curlew population is 'on brink of extinction', warn conservationists

The current Curlew population stands at just 138 pairs.

# curlew - Tuesday 2 July, 2019

Irish bird numbers 'dramatically' declining with some species facing extinction

The warning comes from BirdWatch Ireland, with agriculture and climate change blamed.

# curlew - Sunday 28 May, 2017

Public asked to report sightings of iconic bird sliding towards extinction

The conservation programme is focusing as a pilot on six of the most important areas for breeding Curlew.