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Wader Quest and the Big Green Hike

On the weekend of the 6th or 7th of April we will be striding out to raise money for Wader Quest by joining the Big Green Hike 2024.   Rick and Elis Simpson plan to do a hike from their home into … Continued

Latest newsletter released Vol. 11 Iss. 1

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In this issue: 2: Wader Quest information 3: Wader Quest news 4- 5: Grants awarded 6: News from Brazil 7: Fundraising news; Big Green Hike 2024 8: Fundraising News; My Giving Circle grant / Republic of Ireland’s National Bird 9: … 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

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