Earlier this month WWT’s Principal Research Officer, Lynda Donaldson, was a keynote speaker at #BOU2022 . If you missed her presentation this brilliant thread is all about projects which use wader headstarting as one of the tools to help species like the black-tailed godwit 👇
Is this the year when @projectgodwit head-started Black-tailed Godwits are found breeding in new sites in East Anglia?
Here's the story of the last fifty years:
#waders #shorebirds #ornithology
It's that time of year again! The godwits are arriving and our researchers are back out in the field. 15 individuals ID'ed so far including Remi who was headstarted in 2017 @WWTWelney @RSPBScience @LIFEprogramme A photo of Remi in 2018 👇#godwits