Global Shorebird Counts 2019 is coming

We are fast approaching the 2019 Global Shorebird Counts and unlike on the previous years, there won’t be a long and as extensive campaign as in the past years. This is due to the non-organisational organisation of the shorebird counts and the lack of supporting team. Again, the Global Shorebird Counts will cover a whole…

Migratory Shorebird Art

Let’s say there has been a traditional connection between World Shorebirds Day and shorebird art. In 2014 wildlife artists around the world spent a day in the field on the World Shorebirds Day for sketching shorebirds. We all loved their submissions. From 2017 we put this love for waders into a new level with the…

Why not counting shorebirds as you go birding anyway?

The Global Shorebird Counting event of World Shorebirds Day is fast approaching and our map with the registered counting locations is already looking good. I cannot encourage you enough to make a very easy registration and show us your support for this special day and for these incredible migrants. Most of us go out for birdwatching in most…

Hunters for the World Shorebirds Day

There are lots of reasons to be proud of regarding the first World Shorebirds Day, but the reaction of traditional shorebird hunters in Barbados on the celebration surprised everyone! Please read this WHSRN news. A long journey begins with first steps. Knowing the history here, the fact that any hunters voluntarily held their fire out…

Recognition

It is a great honour that the Manomet Center for Conservation Sciences, which is one of the biggest conservation organisation in the Americas, recognised this public awareness effort. Today, an article was released in the Newsletter of Manomet about the initiative to held the World Shorebirds Day. Please, have a look at the article here.