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
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 Guy Anderson Yellow EH left Tiaozini, Jiangsu, sometime after 0238hrs UTC (1038 local time) on 4 November, and has flown non-stop, with a good tail-wind all the way, now heading for the Vietnamese Coast, about 30km south of Quang Ngai, or 150km south of Da Nang, arriving b
As readers may have seen from these expedition blogs, the autumn 2019 expedition to Jiangsu province on the Yellow Sea coast of China took place from 27 September to 4 October. Involving more than 40 people, the expedition was organised by Prof. CHANG Qing and his team from Nanjing No
You can now follow the progress of our satellite tagged spoonies by clicking on the map here. Our IT whizz, Robin Jones, has developed a clever system which downloads data from the Argos data servers every ten minutes. These data are automatically imported into our telemetry database
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 Kane Brides (WWT) A year certainly does come around quickly! As I type, I am sat at London’s Heathrow with a team of people ready to fly out to China to continue working on Spoon-billed Sandpipers. In fact, we are not the only people getting ready for travel. The Spoon-bil
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