Endangered sandpipers lay eggs in captivity for the first time

Wildlife experts say the seven eggs laid by two spoon-billed sandpipers at WWT Slimbridge gives new hope for the species’ tiny wild population

The Guardian

Last updated on 15 June 2016

Type: 
Media Watch
Country: 
United Kingdom
Region: 
Europe
Threats: 
Habitat loss and degradation
Species: 
Calidris pygmaea
Species group: 
Birds