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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

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

England’s Estuaries Being Left Exposed

Over half of England’s estuaries are at risk of losing essential habitats. A combination of rising seas, lower drought river levels and new weirs and dams are shrinking these vital habitats. Locally, estuaries play host to many species of wader but … 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

Planting Trees can Decrease Wader Populations

We all know the benefits of reforestation. Reversing human land conversion, increasing carbon capture and reinstating habitats can be no bad thing, right? However, there is more to consider here, such as the species that use open spaces, such as … Continued

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