EUROPE’S RAREST BIRD

— “”To the memory of the slender-billed curlew,” says Dr Janos Botond Kiss, raising a beaker of ruby-tinted plum brandy, pressed from the fruits of his garden. Kiss is legendary in Romanian conservation, a man who knows the Danube delta as well as anyone alive, and he is drinking a farewell to another legend – one of the rarest birds in the world.”

Read article Slender-billed curlew, for wikipedia article on slender-billed curlew click on the picture.

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