To increase the productivity of black-tailed godwits at the Nene and Ouse Washes so that the population can begin to recover.
To maintain and enhance black-tailed godwit wet grassland habitat at the Nene and Ouse washes, providing the right conditions for the species to thrive.
To improve our understanding of the local and migratory movements of black-tailed godwits breeding in the project area, using colour ringing and tracking.
To supplement the Ouse Washes black-tailed godwit population through the trialling of a rear-and-release programme, helping to re-establish the birds at sites adjacent to the Ouse Washes.
To increase support among local communities for the long-term conservation of black-tailed godwits.
To develop a UK-wide recovery plan for black-tailed godwits, working with international flyway initiatives.