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Pak Thale, Thailand
30/01/17
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Pak Thale, Thailand
30/01/17
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Minjiang Estuary, China
30/12/14
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undisclosed site, China
22/12/14
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undisclosed site, Russia (Asian)
14/06/14
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undisclosed site, Russia (Asian)
09/06/12
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Rudong, China
23/10/13
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undisclosed site, Russia (Asian)
13/06/14
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Rudong, China
29/10/14
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undisclosed site, China
23/10/13
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undisclosed site, Russia (Asian)
14/06/14
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undisclosed site, Russia (Asian)
14/06/14 Notable photo
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Pak Thale, Thailand
31/01/14
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Pak Thale, Thailand
31/01/14
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Pak Thale, Thailand
10/12/13
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Bangkok, Thailand
07/01/14
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Bangcock, Thailand
07/01/14
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Rudong, China
24/10/13
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Rudong, China
24/10/13
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Yangkou, China
23/10/13
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Yangkou, China
23/10/13
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Yangkou, China
23/10/13
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Yangkou, China
23/10/13
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Yangkou, China
23/10/13
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Yangkou, China
23/10/13

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Fri 29/07/16
Thai Spoon-billed Sandpiper site being developed
Thai Spoon-billed Sandpiper site being developed
A key wintering site for Critically Endangered Spoon-billed Sandpipers in the Bay of Bangkok is currently being filled in to make way for a solar farm.  read on read on
Mon 18/07/16
WWT: Spoon-billed Sandpiper success trumps bad news
WWT Spoon-billed Sandpiper success trumps bad news
Thirty endangered Spoon-billed Sandpiper chicks have been hatched by conservationists in Russia in recent days.  read on read on
Wed 06/07/16
WWT: Tragedy for Slimbridge Spoon-billed Sandpipers
WWT Tragedy for Slimbridge Spoon-billed Sandpipers
Both the young Spoon-billed Sandpipers hatched at Slimbridge this week have unfortunately died.  read on read on
Tue 14/06/16
WWT: Spoon-billed Sandpipers lay eggs in captivity for first time
WWT Spoon-billed Sandpipers lay eggs in captivity for first time
One of the world's rarest birds, Spoon-billed Sandpiper, has laid eggs in captivity for the first time, generating new hope for its survival.  read on read on
Thu 25/02/16
BirdLife: Record-breaking wintering numbers of Spoon-billed Sandpipers in China
BirdLife Record-breaking wintering numbers of Spoon-billed Sandpipers in China
Conservationists from the Hong Kong Bird Watching Society (HKBWS) have discovered record numbers of Critically Endangered Spoon-billed Sandpiper wintering in China.  read on read on
Thu 27/08/15
WWT: Spoon-billed Sandpipers return home to breed
WWT Spoon-billed Sandpipers return home to breed
Five Spoon-billed Sandpipers that were fostered by Wildfowl and Wetland Trust (WWT) conservationists have returned to Siberia to breed for the first time and been captured on video.  read on read on
Fri 06/03/15
Birding abroad: From the brink: saving the Spoon-billed Sandpiper
Birding abroad From the brink: saving the Spoon-billed Sandpiper
Oriental Bird Club member Paul Pearson follows Andy Mears' recent article about Vietnam with reflections on two very special encounters with a Critically Endangered shorebird in the OBC region and signposts a new article in the Club's current BirdingASIA journal on the ongoing fight to save it from extinction.  read on read on
Thu 26/06/14
WWT: First hand-reared Spoon-billed Sandpiper returns to breed
WWT First hand-reared Spoon-billed Sandpiper returns to breed
The first hand-reared Spoon-billed Sandpiper has returned to breed in Chukotka, Russia, where it was hatched two years ago.  read on read on
Mon 12/05/14
WWT: New hope for Spoon-billed Sandpipers as hand-reared bird heads for breeding grounds
WWT New hope for Spoon-billed Sandpipers as hand-reared bird heads for breeding grounds
The first of a hand-reared group of critically endangered birds has been spotted migrating back towards where it was hatched by conservationists.  read on read on
Wed 12/03/14
WWT: Hand-reared Spoon-billed Sandpiper seen in Thailand
WWT Hand-reared Spoon-billed Sandpiper seen in Thailand
A flagged Spoon-billed Sandpiper has been seen on Thai wintering grounds.  read on read on
Fri 01/11/13
BTO: New hope for two of the world's most endangered shorebirds
BTO New hope for two of the world's most endangered shorebirds
Record totals of Spoon-billed Sandpipers and Nordmann's Greenshanks have been found on the coast north of Shanghai, China, strengthening the case to protect the intertidal wetlands there from development.  read on read on
Tue 10/09/13
WWT: Rare sighting of marked Spoon-billed Sandpiper on migration
WWT Rare sighting of marked Spoon-billed Sandpiper on migration
'Lime01' has been sighted on a mudflat north of Shanghai, over 5000km from the Russian breeding grounds.  read on read on
Fri 23/08/13
WWT: Spoon-billed Sandpiper numbers boosted by conservationists
WWT Spoon-billed Sandpiper numbers boosted by conservationists
The number of Spoon-billed Sandpiper chicks reared to fledging has increased by a quarter in 2013 thanks to hand-rearing.  read on read on
Tue 16/07/13
WWT: Spoon-billed Sandpipers hatched on Far East breeding grounds
WWT Spoon-billed Sandpipers hatched on Far East breeding grounds
Twenty Spoon-billed Sandpipers have hatched under expert care.  read on read on
Sat 19/01/13
BirdLife: Trapping threatens Spoon-billed Sandpipers in China
BirdLife Trapping threatens Spoon-billed Sandpipers in China
Wintering Spoon-billed Sandpipers discovered in China are under threat from illegal trapping.  read on read on
Tue 13/11/12
One quarter of the world population of Spoon-billed Sandpipers on Rudong mudflats
One quarter of the world population of Spoon-billed Sandpipers on Rudong mudflats
One quarter of the world population of the critically endangered Spoon-billed Sandpipers observed on Rudong mudflats, Jiangsu, China.  read on read on
Mon 01/10/12
WWT: Russian conservation trials pave way for Spoon-billed Sandpiper recovery
WWT Russian conservation trials pave way for Spoon-billed Sandpiper recovery
Spoon-billed Sandpipers given a headstart in eastern Russia.  read on read on
Fri 13/07/12
WWT: First ever Spoon-billed Sandpiper chicks hatch in the UK
WWT First ever Spoon-billed Sandpiper chicks hatch in the UK
The Slimbridge Spoon-billed Sandpiper flock receives a boost in numbers.  read on read on
Fri 01/06/12
WWT: Unique bird to be given head start in life
WWT Unique bird to be given head start in life
Plans to hand-rear Spoon-billed Sandpipers to improve their survival rates.  read on read on
Tue 17/01/12
BirdLife: Targeting hunters to save Spoon-billed Sandpiper
BirdLife Targeting hunters to save Spoon-billed Sandpiper
BirdLife in Myanmar hope socio-economic improvements can help Critically Endangered bird.  read on read on
Mon 19/12/11
WWT: Rare bird rescue hits new milestone
WWT Rare bird rescue hits new milestone
Slimbridge's Spoon-billed Sandpipers move into their new housing.  read on read on
Mon 14/11/11
WWT: From Russia with love
WWT From Russia with love
Thirteen Spoon-billed Sandpipers arrive in the UK.  read on read on
Fri 21/10/11
RSPB: A third of the global population of Spoon-billed Sandpiper found at threatened site
RSPB A third of the global population of Spoon-billed Sandpiper found at threatened site
Over one hundred Spoon-billed Sandpipers counted on migration in China.  read on read on
Tue 12/07/11
WWT: Spoon-billed Sandpiper chicks hatch in captivity
WWT Spoon-billed Sandpiper chicks hatch in captivity
A momentous occasion in the battle to save the species from extinction.  read on read on
Tue 28/06/11
WWT: Research team take rare eggs to save species from extinction
WWT Research team take rare eggs to save species from extinction
WWT-led team collect Spoon-billed Sandpiper eggs in first step to captive breeding.  read on read on
Fri 03/06/11
WWT: Emergency mission to save remarkable bird from extinction
WWT Emergency mission to save remarkable bird from extinction
Spoon-billed Sandpipers to be reared at Slimbridge.  read on read on
Tue 14/12/10
BirdLife: Spoony needs your vote
BirdLife Spoony needs your vote
With a simple vote, children can help Disney to help protect the Spoon-billed Sandpiper in China.  read on read on
Wed 30/06/10
BTO: Getting a handle on Spoon-billed Sandpipers
BTO Getting a handle on Spoon-billed Sandpipers
Two recently published papers highlight the threats faced by one of the world's rarest birds.  read on read on
Tue 04/05/10
Bangladesh Spoon-billed Sandpiper diary: Part II
Bangladesh Spoon-billed Sandpiper diary Part II
Our heroes combat sickness, unreliable transport and several near-death experiences.  read on read on
Tue 06/04/10
Bangladesh Spoon-billed Sandpiper diary: Part 1
Bangladesh Spoon-billed Sandpiper diary Part 1
Jez, Alex and Rob are in Bangladesh, but have they found their quarry?  read on read on
Sun 07/03/10
Spoon-billed Sandpiper: teetering on the brink of extinction
Spoon-billed Sandpiper: teetering on the brink of extinction
An expedition to Bangladesh hopes to learn more about the wintering grounds of this bizarre bird.  read on read on
Fri 15/02/08
BirdLife: Wintering Spoon-billed Sandpipers found in Myanmar
BirdLife Wintering Spoon-billed Sandpipers found in Myanmar
One of the most charismatic waders in the world is found on the Arakan coast  read on read on
Fri 12/10/07
RSPB: Knife in the back for spoon-billed bird
RSPB Knife in the back for spoon-billed bird
One of the world’s most unusual birds has suffered a second blow to its chances of survival.  read on read on
Tue 15/05/07
RSPB: Wildlife Starves on Emptied Wetland
RSPB Wildlife Starves on Emptied Wetland
Tens of thousands of migrating birds are facing starvation because the world's largest land reclamation project has all but destroyed their most important refuelling station.  read on read on
Wed 03/01/07
BirdLife: Unique wader faces extinction
BirdLife Unique wader faces extinction
One of the most charismatic waders in the world has declined by more than 80% over the last 30 years and experts are in a race to find out why before the species dwindles to extinction.  read on read on
Thu 04/12/03 Webzine subscribers only
Birding abroad: Spoon-billed Sandpiper surprise
Birding abroad Spoon-billed Sandpiper surprise
Birding is about 'defining moments'; events that, no matter how long you birdwatch, will always be with you. For Graham Gordon, the image of his first Spoon-billed Sandpiper in the Gulf of Thailand is one of those moments which define a time and a place, and a exceptionally rare bird.  log in log in
Tue 21/10/03
Saemangeum, fulfilling a lifelong ambition, and an urgent plea for help
Saemangeum, fulfilling a lifelong ambition, and an urgent plea for help
Dave Parmenter on a thrilling, but threatened, wildlife site.  read on read on
Tue 05/08/03
So how many people actually want to see a Spoon-billed Sandpiper?
So how many people actually want to see a Spoon-billed Sandpiper?
Despite a stay of execution, Saemangeum could still be destroyed - your help is needed to save this vital South Korean wetland.  read on read on
Tue 08/07/03
BirdLife: South Korea to Destroy Vital Wetland
BirdLife South Korea to Destroy Vital Wetland
A highly controversial project to reclaim the internationally important Saemangeum wetland for industrial development has resumed. Saemangeum is one of Asia's most important tidal wetland sites and the most vital on the Korean peninsula because of its critical importance for migrating threatened species.  read on read on

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