Spoon-billed sandpipers in Bangladesh


Spoon-billed sandpiper

From 10,000 Birds blog:

Spoon-billed Sandpiper – some good news

By Charlie • March 15, 2010

Jez Bird, Alex Lee & Sayam Chowdhury are surveying in Bangladesh, Sayam has mailed the OB group to say, “I am extremely delighted to let you know that we found a minimum of 25 Spoon-billed Sandpipers last week at Sonadia Island (in addition to other rare wader species including 24 Nordmann’s Greenshanks and over 450 Great Knots). We are planning to visit several more potential SBS sites along the Bengal coast in the coming days of this month long SBS search.”

The bad news is that Sonadia is threatened by a development.

There is more on the Spoon-billed Sandpiper.

Hunting in Myanmar probable main cause of decline of Spoon-billed Sandpiper: here.

ScienceDaily (Apr. 26, 2010) — The Dutch Wadden Sea, due to a decline in food resources, may become a bottleneck in the annual cycle of a wading bird known as the knot: here.

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