Curlew Blog

New Life

Blog by Project Manager, Amanda Perkins Four chicks.  New life does bring hope and joy and enables us to escape temporarily from more serious matters.  We are delighted that Curlew Cam has been enjoyed by so many of you.  Thank you for your positive interest, feedback and support. Thank you to the small hard-working team …

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Interview with Wynford Jones by Amber Bicheno, Project Officer

The 2020 Curlew Cam Curlew nest was found by Wynford and Joyce Jones who are some of Curlew Country’s dedicated farming partners. As well as going to great lengths to help the Curlew pair whose territory is partly on their farm, they have also helped the project by volunteering their time and expertise to help …

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Hot Waders, Hot Topics – Egg Incubation and Curlew Parental Nest Duties

Blog by Amanda Perkins, Curlew Country Project Manager Juliet Bailey and Mike Smart from the Severn Vale project have noticed that the male is doing long stints of duty on the nest.  Curlew Country ornithologist Tony had observed that sometimes this male can sit for 10 hours overnight and is certainly doing most of the …

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Lockdown Lapwings – Guest blog from Carol Wood

This is the second short piece from our volunteer Carol, on her wonderful experience of lapwings during the lockdown. You can read her first blog about how she became interested in waders by clicking here.  Spring is usually an exciting time for birdwatchers, but this year, instead of anticipated trips to favourite sites, most have …

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