every year, which shorebird species would be selected as the ‘Shorebird of the Year’. Find out more in the relevant blog post and the poll itself on 6 September 2015.
- The ‘Shorebird of the Year’ to be announced each year prior to World Shorebirds Day.
- A ‘winner’ species cannot be selected again within the next 6 years, starting from the year it was selected.
- Fundraising efforts to be focused on the shorebird of the year in the actual year.
- The next poll opens on 6 September and closes on 1 August in the following year.
Shorebird of the Year
2014 – Spoon-billed Sandpiper (Eurynorhynchus pygmeus)
2015 – Red Knot (Calidris canutus)