Two Spoon-billed Sandpipers at a mudflat
Image credit: Sayam U. Chowdhury

Studying Globally Threatened Shorebirds Populations in Coastal Bangladesh

2022 - 2023
Species protected
Spoon-billed Sandpiper Calidris pygmaea
Spotted Greenshank Tringa guttifer
Great Knot Calidris tenuirostris

Project objectives

This research project aims to contribute to the development of effective conservation policies by identifying key sites used by migratory shorebirds on the coast of Bangladesh, estimating their total population and quantifying the threats to the species and their habitats.

This research project is implemented by Sayam U. Chowdhury, University of Cambridge.