Curlew Blog

Victory on the pitch and over 100 reached off it

On Sunday whilst ‘normal people’ cheered the Lionesses on to their historic victory, Ornithologist Tony, Assistant aviculturist Katie, Trainees Jake & Becca and I released 11 chicks at a Welsh estuary bathed in late evening sunshine.  The sounds of other Curlews could be heard feeding and squabbling in the near distance and most of our …

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Curlew Country – Mid season update by Amanda Perkins

Curlew Cam and Educational Programme As the Curlew Cam nest approached hatching time, we launched an educational programme which will continue alongside our headstarting activities enabling young people of various ages to better understand Curlews and what they need. Recently we welcomed children from Farlow School who were visiting as part of the Common Cause …

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Keeping ahead of the headstarting – Curlew Country Blog by Volunteer Headstarting Trainee, Madeleine Powell

We have been so fortunate to have Madeleine and Elspeth our two volunteer trainees working with us this season.  Headstarting work is testing and there have been further unwelcome ups and downs in the journey.  Both have done an amazing job and Madeleine has put in extra efforts to help during other staff absence, when …

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Curlew Cam Blog – from Curlew Country Manager, Amanda Perkins

The wait is over, thank you for everyone who has joined the Curlew pair on Curlew Cam to watch their amazing diligent parenting through the incubation stages, and especially to Peter in Canada who wrote the first email I opened this morning to say that one chick had arrived safely. After 28 days of waiting …

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