Good news this week as Sonadia Island in Bangladesh has been designated as an Important Bird Area by BirdLife International, in recognition of its importance for non-breeding spoon-billed sandpipers. As regular readers will know, the RSPB’s Rob Sheldon has been in Bangladesh wit
The RSPB’s Rob Sheldon is out in Bangladesh with Sayam U Chowdhury and and Md Foysal of the Bangladesh Spoon-billed Sandpiper Conservation Project, to review progress on stopping the hunting of spoon-billed sandpipers on Sonadia Island. He has reported back on the RSPB Community
The spoon-billed sandpiper conservation breeding programme is a collaboration between WWT, Birds Russia, Moscow Zoo and the RSPB working with colleagues from the BTO, BirdLife International, ArcCona and the Spoon-billed Sandpiper Task Force.
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