An update from Nigel Jarrett and team It’s been awhile since the last update on the spoon-billed sandpiper population at WWT Slimbridge not least because 2020 was a year of ups and downs, and another when we learned more about the ex situ management of this special species. We went in
Before I tell you about the the progress of the 2021 season for the captive spoonie population at in the UK and the headstarting team in Russia, I want to transport you back 10 years where these ambitious projects were started and concieved, respectively. Below you will find an articl
An update from Christoph Zöckler Dear all, I hope you are all well. Please find the latest SBS newsletter No 24. It has been added to our SBS TF page. Here is the link: https://www.eaaflyway.net/wp-content/uploads/2021/05/SBS-Newsletter-No-24-May-2021-web.pdf All the best, Christoph D
An update from Christoph Zöckler Dear all, Some weekend reading for you. Please find the new issue at the link below: https://www.eaaflyway.net/wp-content/uploads/2020/11/SBS-Newsletter-Nov-2020-web.pdf All the best, Christoph Dr Christoph Zöckler SBS TF Coordinator
Once again this year we are experiencing a super-hot summer! Seeing as the Slimbridge Spoonies can’t migrate to the wetlands of China like their wild counterparts, we have to bring the wetlands to them. Current temperatures in the United Kingdom actually match well to where they would
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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