The RSPB’s major Trial Management Project involves studies of breeding Curlews at six upland sites in Northern Ireland, Scotland, England and Wales. The Welsh study site is at Ysbyty Ifan near Bettws-y-Coed; for background details on the Welsh work see (on this website) the reports presented by David Smith and […]
Since being released at WWT Slimbridge in July/August this year, 38 of the 50 (76%) headstarted Curlew have been resighted on at least one occasion. Whilst it is obviously impossible to say what has happened to the 12 that haven’t been seen, recent sightings give cause to be optimistic regarding […]
The Worcestershire Wildlife Trust held an event about the The Hardwick Green Meadows Project, called ‘Our Floodplain meadows through Time’ on October 22nd 2019. The Hardwick Green Meadows Project began after this floodplain meadows site was purchased in 2017 by Worcestershire Wildlife Trust www.worcswildlifetrust.co.uk. It is one of around 70 […]
Presentation by Ian Duncan to the Worcester Curlew Group at its meeting at the headquarters of Worcestershire Wildlife Trust in October 2019: Worcestershire Curlews: Ian Duncan (PDF).
Each year the British Trust for Ornithology presents awards for outstanding contributions to ornithology. They are sponsored by the Marsh Christian Trust and therefore known as the Marsh Awards for Ornithology. There are five categories: one for a professional ornithologist; one for innovation; one for international work; one for local […]
A new colour-ringing scheme for breeding Curlews in the Netherlands has just been started. It is run by Gerrit Gerritsen, the International Coordinator for Curlews under the International Wader Study Group. In 2019 five adults were ringed on the nest and 25 chicks were ringed just before fledging, at five […]