Graeme has worked at the RSPB for 15 years, and has input to spoon-billed sandpiper work since 2009. He is happiest outside in the field but his job, using remote sensing and GIS data, sees him tied to a computer in an office most of the time. He has undertaken spoon-billed sandpiper surveys on the Gulf of Mottoma in two winters; something which he lists among the highlights of his 15 years at RSPB. His particular interest is identification and monitoring of spoon-billed sandpiper habitats from remote sensing. When not at work he can be found outside, birding or riding one of his fleet of bikes.
Incredible and moving footage of Spoonie's 05 and P7 in the Inner Gulf of #Thailand. An homage to this little bird flying towards extinction, and to our host country for its critical role in the race to save it and secure a future for Spoonies #SaveSpoonie https://youtu.be/U3-9xlJ8tfM
#SaveSpoonie @SBS_TF @SBS_in_China @EAAFP
Everyone uses Twitter now, but nothing beats the natural tweet of the beautiful but endangered spoon-billed sandpiper. Watch @CWilson_FCDO latest video as she explores the important UK-China work to protect biodiversity #COP15 #COP26 @WWTworldwide @Natures_Voice
Changes in intertidal mudflats may have contributed to a decline in spoon-billed sandpipers in 2019
Update of latest research in @GrahamFAppleton #WaderTales spoonies blog https://wadertales.wordpress.com/2020/10/22/spoon-billed-sandpipers-track-and-trace/
Paper by Qing Chang et al @WaderStudy https://bit.ly/3C4UvY4 #Ornithology #Waders