Elena has been part of spoon-billed sandpiper conservation work since 2000 – her first year in Chukotka. She works for the Institute of Geography, Russian Academy of Science and runs the database for spoon-billed sandpiper breeding records. Elena’s main area of expertise is the spatial distribution of Arctic waders and she is the lead author of the Atlas of Breeding Waders in the Russian Arctic. Elena spent 14 summers surveying the known breeding locations of spoon-billed sandpiper from Belyaka Spit in the north to the Korayk coast in the south, working with Heritage Expeditions. In 2012, she organised the first spoon-billed sandpiper education exhibition at the Anadyr Museum (Chukotka capital). Elena has also participated in surveys of spoon-billed sandpiper staging and wintering sites in India, Myanmar, Thailand, Vietnam and China.
There's also a marvellous Wader Tales blog from @GrahamFAppleton about our marvellous spoonie satellite tracking project:
International conservation in action for #savespoonie
Post-breeding migration of adult Spoon-billed Sandpipers
By Chang et al.
#waders #shorebirds #ornithology #spoonbillsandpiper
Join us in the @WMBD 2020 @EAAFP Webinar – “How can #legflags on #birds guide #conservation”, starting in 2hrs. Learn important facts about bird ringing, #migration , #citizen science and many more!
[2/2] You can download the kit for free here. https://bit.ly/3iIgXew
If you would like to #translate the kit into your language, please contact #HKBWS and I am sure they are very willing to work with you!
#SaveSpoonie #勺嘴鷸 #勺嘴鹬 #ヘラシギ
11 #ISTC20 #Sesh7 For example, #HKBWS and @wbsj_tsubame made this educational material on spoon-billed sandpipers in 5 languages. This requires much more effort than just producing it in one language but it’s needed for the material to be used by local educators across countries.