Extreme migrants

‘World Shorebirds Day is a celebration. Shorebirds, those extreme migrants – as well as the people who do the most for them – are celebrated each year on September 6…’

More information and images at http://worldshorebirdsday.wordpress.com/

Spoon-billed sandpiper is shorebird of the year:

 

Spoon-billed Sandpiper is the 'Shorebird of the Year'. This beautiful artwork was made by Szabolcs Kókay, an award winning wildlife artist. © Szabolcs Kókay

 

Sketch in support of shorebirds:

 

Spoon-billed Sandpiper skitches from China by Szabolcs Kókay. © Szabolcs Kókay

 

https://worldshorebirdsday.wordpress.com/2014/06/26/sketching-artists/

‘Wild and impermanent/as the sea-foam blown…’

from Dotterel in Birds: Poems by Judith Wright, published by the National Library of Australia, 2003

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