Wader Quest Brasil / Projeto Aves Limícolas update

The indefatigable team of Bruno Lima and Karina Ávila of Wader Quest Brasil / Projeto Aves Limícolas, recently attended an event in Ilha Comprida (Long Island – São Paulo) with the Ilha Comprida Bird watching Club (Clube de Observadores de … Continued

News from Margarita Island – Venezuela

Earlier this year Wader Quest supported a project in northern Venezuela to study the population of Wilson’s Plovers Charadrius wilsonia of the subspecies cinnamominus on Margarita Island. The study, which is part of the ELVONAL Shorebird initiative, concerns the effect … Continued

Lesser Sandplover split

When we did our travelling at the very start of Wader Quest, back in 2012, we made some arbitrary decisions about the taxonomic status of various closely related taxa. This drew some raised eyebrows in some quarters and, I dare … Continued

Final results of WCWW8 now published.

After a great deal of email and list checking, we are finally able to reveal the results of the 8th Wader Conservation World Watch. Last year was a great surprise to us, the rise in numbers was startling, especially as … Continued

Countdown to WCWW8; 1 day to go

Forget Christmas Eve, forget Hallowe’en, when it comes to excitement you can’t beat WCWW Eve. Just one more sleep folks! For the last of our countdown to Wader Conservation World Watch artworks, we are taking you all back to where … Continued

Countdown to WCWW8; 2 days to go

Still counting down to our WCWW weekend, and now with just two days to go. As we approach the opening of our annual global wader watch we feature a bird that it is highly unlikely that anyone will see ever … Continued

Countdown to WCWW8; 3 days to go

This week we are counting down to Wader Conservation World Watch, with artworks from five fantastic artists. So to our third artist now that we only have three days to go, and todays featured wader is Eurasian Oystercatcher Haematopus ostralegus, … Continued

Countdown to WCWW8; 4 days to go

This week we are counting down to Wader Conservation World Watch, with artworks from five fantastic artists. Now only four days to go to Wader Conservation World Watch and today we are celebrating the Eurasian Curlew Numenius arquata, which is … Continued

Countdown to WCWW8; 5 days to go

With five days to go to Wader Conservation World Watch, we have decided to countdown with five fantastic artworks from five amazing artists. We start today by celebrating the beauty and brutality that is encapsulated in the bird we call … Continued

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