He has been managing projects for the Spoon-billed Sandpiper in Myanmar working with and supporting the Spoon-billed Sandpiper Species Guardian, BANCA, to stop hunting and improve the lives of local communities. Paul has also been working with the BirdLife partners in Thailand and Vietnam for this species.
Paul has spent most of his career in working in conservation in SE Asia. Prior to working for the RSPB his focus was the conservation of Critically Endangered primates, especially gibbons.
@looksouth Not quite the same but does this count? #SaveSpoonie
Only around 200 breeding pairs remain in the wild. Don’t let The Spoon-billed Sandpiper fall off the perch into #extinction. #SaveSpoonie
HU returning to its critically important #Jiangsu staging and moulting area. Wintered in #Guangdong #SaveSpoonie https://t.co/wFhrBJ6K2V
HU is back on Jiangsu mudflat, one of first tagged Spoonies in 2016 and has been wintering in southern China last winter, and in sticker now 3
Great work by @SBS_in_China working on critical sites for waterbirds including #SaveSpoonie @EAAFP
More and more local fishermen communities have joined us for mudflat conservation and a better habitat for waders 🐦 4