Tiny transmitter’s big role in saving Spoon-billed Sandpiper

A tiny transmitter on a tiny bird's back is helping conservationists in their bid to save a Critically Endangered species from extinction.

Birdwatch

Last updated on 21 November 2016

Type: 
Media Watch
Country: 
Russian Federation
Region: 
Asia
Threats: 
Pollution
Unsustainable hunting and trapping
Habitat loss and degradation
Species: 
Calidris pygmaea
Species group: 
Birds