Saving England's most threatened species from extinction


Black-tailed Godwit

To Fly Adventurous

Location: David Attenborough Building, Pembroke Street, Cambridge, CB2 3QZ Date: 20th November Time: 6.30-8.30pm TO FLY ADVENTUROUS Poetry for the Black-tailed Godwit and other rarities. Join us to celebrate the rare Black-tailed Godwit through poetry and art, and find out about the project working to save them from extinction in Cambridgeshire’s wetlands, part of the...

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Poet in Residence – Godwit Festival!

Location: Hundred Foot Bank, Welney Wetland Centre Station Road, Welney, Wisbech PE14 9TN Date: 2nd of June Time: 10 - 4 What is the Godwit Festival? Godwit Festival is a weekend of talks, walks and family-friendly activities on the 1st and 2nd of June to celebrate the Black-tailed Godwit, a wetland specialist in the Fens. Come...

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Black-tailed Godwit talk 3

Location: Carlton Marshes. Date: 3rd November. Time: 9:30am. About the event Coffee served from 9.30AM - Speakers begin at 10AM Chaired by SWT President William Kendall with the following speakers: • Norman Sills - Solitude and shallow water: some notes on the ecology of cranes • Dr Jen Smart - Project Godwit • Christine Luxton – Southern Gateway...

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Black-tailed Godwit talk 2

Location: St Johns Church, Hall, Cambridge. Date: 12th October. Time: 7:30pm. 12th Oct: Life in a world full of predators : saving the UK’s black-tailed godwits by Jen Smart. Breeding waders are in trouble and the beautiful black-tailed godwit is among the most threatened, with fewer than 50 breeding pairs and 90% of these at...

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Black-tailed Godwit talk 1

Location: Towcester Date: 17th September Time: 7pm A speaker will introduce us to the Black-tailed Godwit. The project, which is a partnership between the RSPB and WWT, is carrying out research on Black-tailed Godwits at the Nene and Ouse Washes. The UK is home to a small breeding population of fewer than 60 pairs of...

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