Headstarting is a collaborative effort between WWT, BirdsRussia and the RSPB, and occurs as part of the International Arctic Expedition mounted each year by BirdsRussia under the leadership of Dr. Evgeny Syroechkovskiy.

Sonadia Island

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 blog.

  1. Ken Turnip Reply

    Great to read that things are still looking positive with respect to hunting pressure here. Thanks for posting the link.


  2. Wader Quest Reply

    The fight to save the Spoon-billed Sandpiper goes on and it is cheering for those of us who are supporting the RSPB, WWT and BirdLife to see the results of action on the ground. Keep up the good work and on behalf of everyone out there who cares, thank you! Rick and Elis – Wader Quest

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