Friday, July 15, 2011

....so I am as happy as happy can be....

One small step to a very uncertain future. The Spoon-billed sandpiper eggs collected from Chukotka in order to try and save this enigmatic little wader from extinction have......hatched. Seventeen chicks have so far hatched from 20 eggs, with the remaining three hopefully hatching any day now. Fingers crossed things still progress as well as they have started. See:

http://www.birdguides.com/webzine/article.asp?a=2798

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