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A low call came from a brooding curlew, a faint sigh from a plover, and the wild rasping cry of a lapwing greeted them overhead.The Underworld|James C. Welsh
More than once at night the cry of migrating waders was heard, curlew being unmistakable, and (I think) bar-tailed godwit.Mount Everest the Reconnaissance, 1921|Charles Kenneth Howard-Bury
"The Curlew" dashed forward, rising and falling with the swells.
It was at once set; and "The Curlew" started on in the wake of the shower.
It ain't as if 'The Curlew' was loaded down, and lay low in the water.