Final results of WCWW8 now published.

After a great deal of email and list checking, we are finally able to reveal the results of the 8th Wader Conservation World Watch. Last year was a great surprise to us, the rise in numbers was startling, especially as … Continued

Countdown to WCWW8; 1 day to go

Forget Christmas Eve, forget Hallowe’en, when it comes to excitement you can’t beat WCWW Eve. Just one more sleep folks! For the last of our countdown to Wader Conservation World Watch artworks, we are taking you all back to where … Continued

Countdown to WCWW8; 2 days to go

Still counting down to our WCWW weekend, and now with just two days to go. As we approach the opening of our annual global wader watch we feature a bird that it is highly unlikely that anyone will see ever … Continued

Countdown to WCWW8; 5 days to go

With five days to go to Wader Conservation World Watch, we have decided to countdown with five fantastic artworks from five amazing artists. We start today by celebrating the beauty and brutality that is encapsulated in the bird we call … Continued

World Migratory Bird Day

Just over half the wader/shorebird species of the world are migratory, and it is these species that seem to be having the worst of it when it comes to dwindling populations. Breeding and non-breeding areas have long been known and … Continued

New Wader Quest Pin Badges announced

Earlier this year we asked pin badge enthusiasts which two species, from a list of four (Red Knot, Common Snipe, Terek Sandpiper and Collared Pratincole), they would most like to see in the Wader Quest collection. Adding together all the … 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

Wader Conservation World Watch results and newsletter out now!

Stop Press: 11th hour additions to lists as we prepared to post. WCWW7 has been a great success, despite initial fears prompted by the problems of lockdowns and restricted movement around the world due to Covid-19. We have set a … Continued

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