Update from Baz Hughes and Guy Anderson Since our last update ten days ago (apologies for the radio silence folks), JY has stayed put at Beihai, Guangxi Province, China. Will JY stay put in southern China all winter like HU and CT did, or will it move on? We’ll keep posting regu
Follow our satellite tagged spoonies by clicking here for the live map. This is the e-mail from Ayuwat I awoke to yesterday (Friday 15 Nov). “Attached here are photos of EH taken yesterday at Pak Thale. The bird was seen foraging with other small waders from around 9.00 until 1
Update from Baz Hughes and Guy Anderson Follow our satellite tagged spoonies by clicking here for the live map. Yellow EH is still at Pak Thale – Laem Phak Bia in Thailand. And it has been spotted again. And photographed. Early this morning I received an e-mail from Nanc
Update from Baz Hughes and Guy Anderson Follow our satellite tagged spoonies by clicking here for the live map. EH remains at Pak Thale – Laem Phak Bia. Within 12 hours of arriving it had been seen on the reserve by visiting British birder Shaun Ferguson. Nice spot Shaun! Yesterday (8
Follow our satellite tagged spoonies by clicking here for the live map. I awoke yesterday morning (6 Nov) to see a fix at Tonlé Sap Lake in Cambodia, about 500km southwest of the last fix in Vietnam. Tonlé Sap is the largest freshwater lake in southeast Asia and happens to be the site
Update from Jodie Clements Apologies for the lack of updates from Meinypil’gyno this season! Technical problems and a busy season led to fewer updates this year, but here is a summary of events since the last post when eggs were beginning to hatch. Egg candling. Look closely and
Update from Nigel Clark I start writing this as we are stuck in a traffic jam on the way back to Shanghai to catch our flights home. The trip should take 3 hours but we have only moved a kilometre in the last hour and a half. That is the problem of travelling on the Chinese golden wee
Update from Kane Brides (WWT) Hello from Rudong, on the shores of the Yellow Sea in China! Since arriving and meeting up with Professor Chang and his team of students from Nanjing Normal University we have had a busy schedule! The team have been working flat out around the clock carry
Update from Nikolay Yakoshev We are anxious to share the early news from the field season. The first team of four scientists has safely arrived in Meinypil’gyno in far eastern Russia. The team, spearheaded by BirdsRussia, surveyed the local habitat and made the first sighting of two r
Update from Baz Hughes We’ve known for some years now that Spoon-billed Sandpiper Lime 07 is a Super Spoonie, but until this year we didn’t really know how super! The Birds Russia field team, led by Pavel Tomkovich, caught him on his nest, east of Meinypil’gyno, Chukotka, Russia on 23
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