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Captive flock of Spoon-billed Sandpipers arrive from Russia

A ‘flock’ of 13 Critically Endangered Spoon-billed Sandpipers have arrived at Heathrow from Russia en route to WWT Slimbirdge where it’s hoped they will form the nucleus of a breeding programme for eventual release back onto the East-Asian Australasian Flyway. […]

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TN49 Chris Collins on Chukotka and Spoon-billed Sandpipers

A conversation with Chris Collins, a highly-experienced guide with Heritage Expeditions, the New Zealand-based ecotourism company that became a Species Champion for the Critically Endangered Spoon-billed Sandpiper in

BirdLife Species Champions strike gold in Chukotka

From BirdLife International's Community page:

Heritage Expeditions – a BirdLife Species Champion supporting Spoon-billed Sandpiper conservation through the BirdLife Preventing Extinctions Programme – struck gold this


TN47 The Conference Calls and Tim loses it…

The one where we discuss twitching scoters (with a 'live' report by correspondent 'Tim Conney' from a headland in Scotland), signing epetitions, the Spoon-billed Sandpiper captive breeding programme,


TN44 Dr Debbie Pain and the Spoon-billed Sandpiper captive breeding programme

"If we try conservation breeding and for whatever reason it fails we haven't affected the world population, if we try it and we succeed we've


TN41 Christoph Zöckler on the Spoon-billed Sandpiper

Back in January I posted a podcast with Jim Lawrence, Manager of BirdLife International's Preventing Extinctions Programme, and Chris Collins, a tour leader with Heritage Expeditions (a

Captive breeding programme for the Spoon-billed Sandpiper

Having been close to work to conserve the beautiful and Critically Endangered Spoon-billed Sandpiper for many years (mostly through the NGO Birds Korea which I helped set

Spoony wins hearts and votes from Disney’s Friends for Change

From the BirdLife Community website, Thu, Mar 24, 2011:


‘Saving Spoony’s Chinese Wetlands’, BirdLife’s project to save two key resting and feeding sites used by Critically Endangered

Rare species benefit from fund for threatened birds

Interesting news from the BirdLife International Community webpage:


The Birdfair/RSPB Research Fund for Endangered Birds has announced its latest round of grants with some of the world’s most


TN18 BirdLife, Heritage, and Spoon-billed Sandpipers

One of the most challenging issues faced by conservationists working to save the Critically Endangered Spoon-billed Sandpiper from extinction has been establishing exactly where they breed in the


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