UK Lowland Curlew Recovery (Curlew Country) and The Wildfowl and Wetlands Trust collaborate to help the lowland curlew population survive. Following the findings of the first two years of the project, when no chicks successfully fledged from nests, Curlew Country decided to take drastic measures to prevent the signficant population of local curlew from dying […]
In aid of the Curlew Country Appeal we are holding a raffle! Launched on the 21st April (World Curlew Day), it will be drawn 1 month later, on the 21st May. The money raised will go towards the continuation of the project’s vital curlew recovery work. In 2019 we are planning to continue with headstarting,
Kevan and Joy Fox have kindly arranged a charity lunch in aide of Curlew Country and Cancer Research. This event will be held at their beautiful farm setting on Sunday the 5th May. To book or find out more please email email@example.com or phone 07512 524500.
Curlew Country Funding Update The Curlew Country Team would like say a huge thank you to all of the generous people that have already donated to our urgent appeal. We’ve been getting some amazing messages from people all over the country (and even from other countries!) in support of the work we are doing. We
Mid December saw Curlew Country hosting a Christmas gathering for farming partners. As well as being a way to thank farmers for their help and support during the 2018 season, the event gave us an opportunity to raise some topics to discuss in order to move forward with Conservation at a landscape scale. 26 farmers
Click below to view the short film from Billy Clapham. Billy joined the project to film for his thesis in Wildlife Filmmaking from the University of West England, in partnership with the BBC Natural History Unit. Meet welsh farmer Wynford Jones and his curlew family, and follow along with their dramatic journey through the breeding
On Thursday the 8th November the original Owen Wiliams Curlew painting was auctioned off to raise money for the Curlew Country appeal. The painting made a fantastic £625 which will be put towards future curlew recovery work conducted by the project. The painting was secured by a local Game & Wildlife Conservation Trust (GWCT) member
During the 2018 breeding season the focus has shifted from previous work conducted by Curlew Country. Having trialled headstarting a small number of chicks in 2017, the project was granted a Natural England licence to take 50 curlew eggs to incubate, rearing the resulting chicks to the point of fledging. The decision to make headstarting
A short video about the season so far for Curlew Country, the trials the project faces and the new techniques being trialled to increase the population. Featuring project manager, Amanda Perkins, and project ornithologist, Tony Cross. Our thanks go to Billy Clapham for the filming and editing. [paypal_donation_button]
Curlew Cam 2018 is now live! On monday 21st May, the Curlew Country team once again set up the popular live stream nest camera. Head over to view it now here. The pair have been sitting tight, but we’d love to know if you see the pair changeover or any other exciting activity at the
Be sure to join us and share your memories of curlew on the 20th May 2018, between 10am and 3pm.
A grant has been awarded by the Heritage Lottery Fund to aid the recovery of an iconic bird – the curlew. This award is announced on ‘World Curlew Day’ 21st April 2018. Curlew Country is starting a new phase of its groundbreaking curlew recovery work this month as the breeding season for curlew starts. Following