1. bent down or curved downward
    the decurved bill of a curlew
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How To Use decurved In A Sentence

  • The Chough (pronounced ‘chuff’) is an elegant member of the crow family, a little smaller than a Rook and distinguished by a bright red, slightly decurved bill and red legs and feet.
  • It has a long, slightly decurved bill and a short, upturned tail.
  • It is similar in size, shape, and color to the Marbled Godwit, but the curlew's decurved bill distinguishes it from the upturned bill of the Marbled Godwit.
  • The birds were backlit by the rising sun, but as far as I could tell they were plain brown with heavy, decurved bills that did not have knobs.
  • They are seed eaters and have a short, strong, decurved bill.
  • Bills range from long to short, thick to thin and straight to very decurved.
  • Feeding quietly, a hoopoe can be surprisingly difficult to detect on the ground especially when probing with long decurved bill.
  • The bird has decurved slender black bill and short wings.
  • the decurved bill of a curlew
  • Old World sparrows are small to medium sized, stocky birds with a short bill with a decurved culmen and short legs.
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