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Wader Quest’s year so far.

This year, 2024, we are championing the Eurasian Curlew Numenius arquata as our species of the year. The reasons for this are clear. It is a species in peril, being recognised as Near Threatened by the IUCN and on the … Continued

Splits, reshuffles and renaming of the plovers and two thick-knees

You will probably now be aware that the Lesser Sand Plover has been split into two species, meaning Lesser Sand Plover Charadrius mongolus becomes Siberian Sand Plover C. mongolus and Tibetan Sand Plover C. atrifrons… or does it? ‘Fraid not! … Continued

When is a wader not a wader?

The answer to that thorny question is…                                            …when it becomes a gull! That’s when. Anyone who knows me well, … Continued

Volume 10; Issue 4 newsletter published

In this issue – 2: Wader Quest information. 3: Wader Quest news. 4: 2024 Species Focus 5-6: When is a wader not a wader? (Taxonomic updates) 7-8: List of Charadrii (waders / shorebirds) 9-10: List of Charadrii… there’s more! 11:  … Continued

Irish Government announces a scheme to protect breeding waders – By Aberdeen Powell

On October 10th, 2023, the Irish Government announced a scheme to protect breeding waders in the republic, as part of a broad investment in nature and the environment. The scheme, which includes a €30 million investment in the Breeding Wader … Continued

Wader Quest Volume 10 Issue 2 newsletter out now.

Vol 10 Issue 2: 2023 Wader Quest newsletter is published today, please click on the picture link to view. Contents included in this issue; 2: Wader Quest information. 3-6: Wader Quest news. 7-8: Wader Quest Brasil. 9: Wader Quest South … Continued

2022/3 Wader Quest Grants Summary

As the financial years draws to a close, it is worth looking back to see what species Wader Quest helped to conserve by making grants or donations during that time. As always a number of projects are overseas and there, … Continued

Another successful AGM

On the 27th of November 2022 we held our virtual AGM via Microsoft Teams and it all went according to plan, largely due to the effort, ideas and planning carried out by Elizabeth Anderson, who hosted the event, and Secretary … Continued

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