Global BirdFair 2022

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Save the date! Come and find us at the Global BirdFair at the Rutland Showground, in Oakham, UK on the 16th or 17th of July to hear our talk entitled ‘Wader Passion – 10 years of caring’. Saturday 16th July, 12pm, … Continued

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

The Plight of the Asian Dowitcher

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Although not one of the most famous wader species, the plight of the Asian Dowitcher Limnodromus semipalmatus is one which deserves more attention. Almost the entire global population of this species are supported by the East Asian-Australasian Flyway, with the most important waterbird … 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

Global Big Day is tomorrow!

  Wader Quest GBD Fundraising Page   OR… Last chance to visit the Association of Animal Artists exhibition at: Castle Park Arts Centre in Frodsham, Cheshire Last day 14th May. Go and buy a wonderful artwork like this owl by © … Continued

Association of Animal Artists Exhibition on now!

Every year the Association of Animal Artists (AAA) generously selects a charity to benefit from fundraising by their members during that year, this year they have selected Wader Quest to be that beneficiary. We are of course delighted and very … 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

Recent Wader Quest grants.

Like everyone else, Wader Quest has suffered from the recent lean times, but, we have still been able to fund some very interesting projects already this year. As the income has been reduced due to a lack of events and … Continued

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