Curlew News

2018 Project Update

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.

Curlew Chick, Ben Osborne

The UK lowland curlew recovery project announces National Lottery support on World Curlew Day.

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 …

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Important Update

New Curlew Country Contact Details E-mail: curlewcountry@gwct.org.uk Telephone: 01743 296100 Mobile: 07740493359 There are a few technical delays whilst moving from Shropshire Council to our new hosts the Game & Wildlife Conservation Trust. Please bear with us during this changeover period. Please note that the old e-mail address is no longer valid.

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 …

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