Spoon-billed Sandpiper is back

The most rare and endangered species today: Spoon-billed Sandpiper is back

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Spoon-billed Sandpiper is back

With the efforts of many NGOs and conservationists, the spoon-billed Sandpiper appears to have restored its reproductive rhythm, and is showing signs of growth again.

According to our observations for many years, the number of them returning to coastal and estuarine flats for food has increased each year. In the bird season in 2020, we recorded 6-8 individuals foraging in Go Cong beach, Tien Giang province.

The most rare and endangered species today: Spoon-billed Sandpiper is back
The most rare and endangered species today: Spoon-billed Sandpiper is back

This is a suitable foraging habitat for this bird, where there are long sandy beaches mixed with fine mud and located in the tidal range twice a day, these sandbanks are rich in aquatic species that feed Spoon -Billed Sandpiper.

With a 2-hour drive from the center of Ho Chi Minh City, you will come to Go Cong beach, to see the rare species Spoon-billed Sandpiper. There are also many other seabirds such as: Nordman’s Greenshank, Asian dowitcher, Bar-tailed Godwit, Eursian Curlew, Great Knot, Far-eastern Curlew … are the birds in the IUCN Red Book that you can observe. One day bird watching in Go Cong. Contact us now for bird watching tours in Vietnam and Wildlife Photography Tours.

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