Are you concerned about the mounting pressures that waders or shorebirds are facing throughout the world? Then join us and add your voice to the growing community of people who care about what is happening to the world’s waders.

Wader Quest welcomes new Friends and Sponsors from individuals to companies who share our passion for waders and their conservation. Wader Quest is your link to the wonderful world of waders and their conservation, get involved as much or as little as you wish but please get involved and help us to make a significant contribution to Community Wader Conservation.


Become a Friend of Wader Quest

To celebrate our 10 years of wader conservation fundraising this year 100% of all Friends subscriptions will go directly to our grants fund to help wader conservation projects around the world.

So join us today, be part of the wader conservation movement and be eligible to buy this exclusive FOWQ pin badge to show how much you care!





Common Sandpiper © Elis Simpson

All categories: quarterly e-newsletter packed with interesting wader related stories and news about conservation projects. These newsletters are an opportunity for us to tell you what is going on in Wader Quest and the wider wader conservation community but more importantly they are also an opportunity for you to write about and share your experiences or project details with others who have an equal passion for these incredible birds

Club, and Corporate sponsorship**: in addition the club or corporation/organisation will have a permanent** link on the website in the sponsors’ links section and the club or corporation’s logo will appear on the website; the logo will also appear in the Wader Quest newsletter and on display material and correspondence where appropriate.

* two or more members of the same family living at the same address.
** permanent means for the duration that sponsorship is fully paid up.

How to join us

Click on one of the icons above and complete the process online.  You can either pay online, or pay by bank transfer.

Alternatively, click on the Donate button below and enter the amount for the category of Friend or Sponsor your wish to join under. This will allow you to pay via PayPal and provide your contact details that way.

Our preferred methods are:

  • Online please sign up and pay online (by card) or request bank transfer details.  You can register for Gift Aid online.
  • By cheque made payable to Wader Quest (£ sterling only please) contact us for address details.
  • In cash or by cheque in person by coming to one of our talks, or visit our stand at one of the events we are attending.
  • PayPal via the donate button below; you will be able to make a payment from your PayPal account or with a credit or debit card.

Please do not send cash through the post!

We are now able to claim Gift Aid having been recognised as a charity (1183748 England and Wales) for tax purposes by HMRC, This is a valuable additional source of income for us so whichever method you use we will send a Gift Aid form for you to complete and return if you are eligible. 

Thank you for your support