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Eskimo Curlew, Numenius borealis, Courlis esquimau ou Courlis à long bec
Eskimo Curlew, Numenius borealis, Courlis esquimau ou Courlis à long bec
Laser-cut acrylic and archival pigment on Hahnemuhle Photo Rag, also available as a print; head is a cut out image of Colin Kaepernick
25 1/8 x 22 5/8 in or 63,9 x 57,5 cm
2020

Status: Endangered Canada and USA (Alaska), extinct in Quebec

The Eskimo Curlew Hasn't Been Seen in 55 Years. Is It Time to Declare It Extinct? Scientists hope the plight of this shorebird, once among the most common in North America, will spur conservation for other troubled curlew species.

Source: www.audubon.org/news/the-eskimo-curlew-…