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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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Headstarted Curlew on release day

Lifetime Achievement Award for Ornithologist

Huge congratulations to Curlew Country Consultant Ornithologist, Tony Cross, who has been presented with a much deserved lifetime achievement award his outstanding dedication to ornithological activities in Wales. Tony’s knowledge and understanding of birds is legendary. His passion for his work leads him on adventures and into scrapes, but if you need to know something …

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Until the last Curlew Calls… Blog by Mary Colwell Hector

It was a bitter-sweet visit to the Curlew Country project in Shropshire on June 12th. It was a baking hot day, and for a couple of hours before lunch Amanda Perkins and Tony Cross from the project, Phil Sheldrake (RSPB), Mike Smart (ace birdwatcher) and myself tried to find three or four chicks that were …

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Outside Insights… A visit from Slimbridge

On Monday 22nd May, Mike Smart from the ‘Call of the Curlew, Slimbridge Symposium’ group visited the project. Mandi and Tony had been privileged to go with Mike and Natalie Meyer from the NABU project looking around wader nesting sites in Gloucester and Worcester, before they all participated in the Slimbridge symposium the following day. …

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