Wader Quest Artwork Auction

Online Auction Adorn your home or workplace with this superb, original, watercolour, artwork, signed by the artist Heidi Lots.  Heidi has generously made this painting available to Wader Quest as a fundraiser. 50% of sale price goes to the charity. … Continued

The World’s Wattled Waders.

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A number of wattled waders have evolved displaying spectacular caruncles to adorn their heads. Principle among these birds are the lapwings (Vanellidae) but a number of jacanas (Jacanidae) show flamboyant face furniture too. A caruncle is a small, fleshy protuberance … Continued

Captive breeding and headstarting

When a species is in trouble and on the brink of extinction drastic measures may have to be taken. Captive breeding and headstarting are last-resort weapons available in the conservationists armoury. Here we explain captive breeding and headstarting. These tools … 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

Lots nature; Art by Heidi Lots for sale through Wader Quest

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Heidi Lots; Lots Nature Heidi Lots, of Lots Nature, who was our featured artist in the Wader Quest The Newsletter Vol 6 Issue 1, has kindly made some of her artworks available for sale through Wader Quest. They are all … Continued

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