Headstarting is a collaborative effort between WWT, BirdsRussia and the RSPB, and occurs as part of the International Arctic Expedition mounted each year by BirdsRussia under the leadership of Dr. Evgeny Syroechkovskiy.

Slimbridge spoon-billed sandpiper event a success

Many thanks to everyone who made it to Slimbridge yesterday. It was fantastic to see so many people turn up in person on a cold winter day. Martin McGill, Roland Digby and Nige Jarrett spoke to a packed room about the ups and downs of the birds’ incredible journey. Look at the F
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Welcome Ksenia 20 July 2011

Liza departed this afternoon to be replaced by Ksenia Bibanova, who will help us out until the birds make the journey to Moscow Zoo.  Ksenia works with an early music orchestra – Pratum Integrum in Moscow organising travel, hotels, visas and logistics.  Ksenia was asked to participate
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