The spoon-billed Sandpiper need your help. The flat – beaked wader bird is listed on the International Union of Conservation of Nature’s Red List of Critically Endangered and without Swift action, it’s situation could go from bad to worse.
The birds most important habitat is the coastal waters of Tiaozini, China. Each year, the mudflats provide crucial resting ground for the migrating birds on its more than 5,000 mile long journey, and it takes it from Russia to the areas in China and other Asian countries.
But each year more and more of the Jiangsu mudflats are turned into land by the government – 26 square miles so far.
Now, the government wants to develop the remaining habitat 231.5 square miles by 2020 leaving the last remaining 650 Birds on earth with no place to turn.