Conservation Breeding Report – Expedition to Russia 2012

Baz Hughes (WWT Head of Species Conservation) produced this short report on the 2012 conservation breeding expedition. We hope you enjoy reading it. Conservation breeding report – expedition to Russia 2012  
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Ronald Swanwick Spoon- billed Sandpiper prints now available

We are very excited to tell you that Ronald Swanwick’s Spoon- billed Sandpiper prints are now available for sale! There have only been 100 prints made, making them very exclusive. Kate Humble has signed 10 of these prints, and Ronald has told us that he has already sold three of these
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Spoon-billed sandpipers on the radio – Tuesday

We’ve just heard from Radio 4’s Saving Species that this coming Tuesday they will broadcast interviews from their recent visit to see the Slimbridge flock . Presenter Brett Westwood interviewed Nige Jarrett and WWT Director of Conservation, Dr Debbie Pain, at the wintering
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Russian conservation trials pave way for spoon-billed sandpiper recovery

Media Release issued on behalf of WWT, RSPB, Birds Russia, Moscow Zoo, BTO, BirdLife International, ArcCona Consulting and the Spoon-billed Sandpiper Task Force An Anglo-Russian team has successfully trialled conservation methods that will pave the way for Critically Endangered spoon-
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