The story of Australia’s migratory shorebirds is truly inspiring. Yet, their breeding and feeding sites are under threat. Read on to find out what you can do to protect them.
The ABC documentary Flyways documents these fascinating birds, how they navigate and manage these incredible feats of endurance – and the threats that humans present along their migrations.
Click here to watch the documentary on ABC iView
BirdLife Australia works across the country to monitor and protect migratory shorebirds from a range of threats – and we need your help.
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Australia's migratory shorebirds are incredible, many flying to and from the Northern Hemisphere every year. But sadly, because of the destruction of their habitats, hunting, and disturbance, their numbers have declined greatly.
New film follows shorebirds’ epic journeys, highlighting the threats they face
The Australian Shorebird Monitoring Project provides vital information on shorebird declines in Australia and the factors that may cause them. The database comprises the most complete shorebird count data available in Australia and helps to uncover significant population changes over the long term.