Shorebirds southbound for summer

World Shorebirds Day

On 6 September wait, watch and count from (almost) anywhere in the world. More information at

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Image by Adrian Boyle at

Counting on waders

Waiting and watching for waders at Broome Bird Observatory in Western Australia.

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Images by Ric Else at

More about Broome birds and birding courses at

Stopover in the Yellow Sea

One of the major staging posts for southbound summer migrants on the East Asian-Australasian Flyway, it’s a place where people and birds coincide. Big time.

Watch Cornell Lab of Ornithology photographer Gerrit Vyn slip slidin’ away on the mudflats:

Slip slidin’ away

Slip slidin’ away

You know the nearer your destination

The more you’re slip slidin’ away…

Listen to Paul Simon’s classic song at

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