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Wader Quest’s year so far.

This year, 2024, we are championing the Eurasian Curlew Numenius arquata as our species of the year. The reasons for this are clear. It is a species in peril, being recognised as Near Threatened by the IUCN and on the … 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

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

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

World Curlew Day

It is world Curlew Day, when we concentrate our thoughts towards the different species of Curlew and Whimbrel around the world and the trouble they are in. N. borealis   Eskimo Curlew  Critically Endangered (EXTINCT) – Top left © BNHM N. tenuirostris … Continued

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