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.
Evgeny Syroechkovskiy

A sad day for spoon-billed sandpiper.

Evgeny Evgenyevich Syroechkovsky 18 May 1968 – 25 January 2022 On 25 January 2022 Spoonie conservation lost its inspirational leader long before his time. Early in his career Evgeny specialised on arctic geese but in the early 2000s he started working on Spoonies and they soon rivalle
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