Long-billed Curlew - curlew-wings-ext001 now higher res version with catchlight added to eye
Long-billed Curlew, Morro Strand State Beach, Morro Bay, CA
With catchlight added to eye.
Long-billed Curlew with wings extended on wet sand very popular photo - now this is the exact same an another (see below).
NOTE LICENSE CHANGE: Effective 08 Sept. 2011, © All Rights Reserved, due to image being adopted by Getty Images. Please contact Getty Images to use this photo.
© 2004 Michael L. Baird
There is a higher-resolution version of this image in my photostream of this exact same image (this is a cropped version for some unknown reason).
10 Dec 2009 I replaced this 850x1024 version with the higher-resolution 1701x2048 version
This photo is used under the Creative Commons License on a Wikipedia page on the long-billed curlew and in a gallery of photos of the species: see
05 June 2008 Creative Commons usage note: Hi Mike, My name is Kenneth Jonsson. I want to thank you so much and inform you about a music video I have made. Two of your (fantastic) images are in it. flickr.com/photos/mikebaird/2181766735/ flickr.com/photos/mikebaird/507188808/ The Willet pic mainly and the Egret pic as a shadow. Youtube clip here www.youtube.com/watch?v=9SrelA7kD3A and better resolution clip for download here www.adrive.com/public/433532addb6fa5c060520b8ac342302c770...
Once again, Thanks. It's such a pleasure to work with this truly amazing material. best regards. Kenneth .
20 June 2009 Creative Commons use note (approved): Tony Howard ( Tony.Howard [at} dec.wa.gov d o t au ) said "We are putting together an interpretation sign at out bird hide in Cape Range National Park in Western Australia and we are chasing an image of a Far Eastern Curlew Numenius madagascariensis like attached.
Cape Range is a very popular park amongst a shortly to be listed World Heritage area. We have a lot o f visitors come thru our park and we like to educate people on all things conservation."
26 June 2010 Creative Commons use: Catherine Shipman, cabriana [at} gmail d o t com, San Francisco Recreation & Parks www.sfgov.org/ , Volunteer Programs, Natural Areas and Volunteer Programs, thanks for sending the "India Basin Shoreline Park San Francisco" brochure containing my Curlew photo www.flickr.com/photos/mikebaird/2879023/ . You have done a wonderful job with this product and I'm proud to be a small part of it. You were very thoughtful to mail me a physical copy. Thank You. Best success in your next project.
Used in Wikipedia at br.wikipedia.org/wiki/Restr:Numenius_americanus.jpg
© 2004 Michael L. Baird
Effective 29 May 2012 Note change in Creative Commons licensing from Attribution to "All Rights Reserved" due to Getty Images licensing agreement.