Exciting new Curlew partnership

An exciting new partnership between Curlew Country and the Game & Wildlife Conservation Trust ( GWCT ) has been confirmed today, 11 December, in a bid to reverse the worrying decline of the wading bird. Curlew Country project manager Amanda Perkins said: “We are absolutely delighted to announce this partnership. Curlew Country’s trail-blazing work on low-ground curle...
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Westminster Curlew Debate

On Tuesday 17th October Richard Benyon, MP for Newbury, initiated a debate on Lowland Curlew. Below are some of the key points brought up during the 30 minute debate. At the current rate of loss, Curlew will disappear from Southern England within the next 8 years. The main cause for this decline is the failure to produce fledged young, primarily due to predation. The...
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International Wader Study Group

Report back from the International Wader Study Group Conference Part 2: So much to think about and solutions urgently needed by Amanda Perkins, Curlew Country Project Manager Read part 1 here. Following our trip to the International Wader Study Group Conference in Prague, my mind has been buzzing with all the interesting things that I learnt, but also in frustration about...
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Report from the International Wader Study Group Conference

Part 1: An Invitation to Prague By Amanda Perkins, Curlew Country Project Manager   In the middle of September Tony Cross, the project’s Consultant Ornithologist, and I were privileged to attend the International Wader Study Group Conference in Prague. A workshop on the plight of curlew had been organised as part of the event and we had been encouraged to make a presentation...
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