Aug

14

2022

Ruddy Turnstones feeding on ectoparasites?

Unusual observations from Roebuck Bay. Has anybody else witnessed this type of behaviour anywhere around the world?

Aug

12

2022

Bergmann’s and Allen’s rule

The latest collaborative paper that GFN have been involved with. This paper was led by Dr Alexandra McQueen and Dr Matthew Symonds, Deakin University


Jul

26

2022

Black-tailed Godwit breeding distribution in the EAAF

Please see the attached link for the latest paper from Bingrun Zhu’s (Drew) GFN Black-tail work.

To follow all Drew’s work please go here https://www.researchgate.net/project/Black-tailed-Godwit-in-the-East-Asian-Australasian-Flyway

Jul

20

2022

Bohai Report 2022

Please see the Bohai Report for 2022. It is a much shorter document than previous years for reasons explained within the report.

Jun

17

2022

Little-known Bar-tailed Godwit

The paper attached gives new information on the migration route of the little-know Bar-tailed Godwit subspecies Limosa lapponica anadyrensis

May

30

2022

CARRYING CAPACITY OF A MUDFLAT

Please see the paper at the link below. A very nice study on the carrying capacity of a mudflat. Another paper generated with data from Nanpu on the Luannan Coast of Bohai Bay.

This study was led by Mu Tong of Princeton University, USA with support from GFN personnel.

May

20

2022

Waders of the Indian Subcontinent by Harkirat Singh Sangha

Please see below the link to my review on an excellent addition to the already very strong suite of books on the worlds shorebirds.

May

14

2022

Asian Dowitchers

A very well written article by Ziyou Yang. SBS China sent lots of resightings to the GFN project each year during thier spring and autumn field work.

https://therevelator.org/protect-lianyungang/

May

10

2022

Connections

It’s not news that shorebirds connect us.

It’s still pretty cool though.

Apr

26

2022

A(nother) scanning trip

Please see the report below.

No clever statistics or modelling just observational data easily presented.

I know most of you prefer that!