Wader Conservation World Watch; it’s just around the corner.

Wader Conservation World Watch 8 is nearly upon us. It is easy to take part and a worthy cause to support. The usual process applies, simply Go out and see waders/shorebirds Make a list of what you see, where and … Continued

Clive Minton remembered in Broome…

For many years now there has been talk of an interpretative centre at the marvellous Broome Bird Observatory. This has finally come to fruition in the form of the Clive Minton Discovery Centre, named and dedicated to the late Clive … Continued

Announcing New Wader Quest Patrons

The Board of Trustees is very pleased to announce that Tim Appleton MBE and Penny Robinson, the driving force behind Global Bird Weekend, have agreed to be joint Patrons of Wader Quest. This couple will need no introduction to you … Continued

‘Banded Dotts’ at Kaikoura film, Nest 38, winner at International Wildlife Film Festival.

It is sad to say that the success of this film rests upon the fact that the ‘Banded Dotts’ (Double-banded Plovers outside of New Zealand), are doing badly when the try to breed on the beach at Kaikoura, and indeed … Continued

Wader Conservation World Watch results and newsletter out now!

Stop Press: 11th hour additions to lists as we prepared to post. WCWW7 has been a great success, despite initial fears prompted by the problems of lockdowns and restricted movement around the world due to Covid-19. We have set a … Continued

It’s here! WCWW7 is this weekend – let’s get wader watching!

Whether you call them waders or shorebirds, they are still the most exciting group of birds on the planet (in our opinion) and they are also some of the most threatened birds on earth. #wcww7   Their conservation is urgent … Continued

Plover Appreciation Day 2020

Well, all I can say is that we hope the plovers appreciate the effort we put in to celebrate them! We were after just 4 species that can be found at this time of year; Northern Lapwing, plus Grey, European Golden and Common Ringed Plovers. The Little … Continued

Plover Appreciation Day

Plover Appreciation Day 16th September 2020 Plovers the world over are fighting to retain their foothold on beaches and other habitats being overwhelmed by human beings. Spare a thought for our plovers by appreciating them on the 16th of September. … Continued

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