Phil works full-time as bird tour leader for Bird Holidays in Leeds and undertakes these expeditions as part of the Spoon-billed Sandpiper Task Force. He funds himself and says it has been difficult to visit as often as he would like. He has made various discoveries along the way, including many vagrant birds in Siberia. If asked, he would guess that his best find was a western meadowlark near Provedenya in 2004.
#SaveSpoonie This species only has 400 matured individuals left and now is listed as Critically Endangered species by IUCN 😭😭
A story about a #SpoonbilledSandpiper family linking up countries! This story shared by #BirdConservationSocietyofThailand (BCST) is about the SBS "Lime 05" and her son who visited Thailand year after year.