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Newsletter Volume 11 Issue 2 released

In this Issue 2: Wader Quest information. 3-5: Wader Quest news. 5: Grants panel updates. 6: Open garden raising funds for Wader Quest. 7: Fun facts about Curlews. 8-15: Severn and Avon Vales Curlew Project updates . 16: Wader news … Continued

Spoon-billed Sandpiper numbers update

The bad news is, the Spoon-billed Sandpiper population is still declining, the good news is that it is at a rate of around 8-9% a year and not the 25% it was a few years ago (2009). Back in the … Continued

Dotterel; What’s in a name?

The Dotterel Charadrius morinellus; when I first heard the name as a youngster it was one of those, almost mythical species, which, as far as I could see, I had little or no chance of ever seeing. In those days … Continued

An Inspiration of Waders

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Why the collective noun for a swirling mass of waders over an estuary should be An Inspiration of Waders. Collective nouns can sometimes be very apt, ‘a pack of knots’ for example. These lovely creatures pack together when they gather … Continued