One of our spoon-billed sandpipers gives its first adult call, and some sadder news

spoon-billed sandpiper video screen shot

Our flock of spoon-billed sandpipers are showing clear signs of maturing. All the birds have started to moult from juvenile into their first winter plumage, which is a polished silvery white like a suit of armour. During a recent evening feed all the birds were being particularly noisy, producing lots of sharp, high-pitched calls. The … Continue reading