October 4, 2023

Whimbrels turn back in the face of late summer storms

By: Chance Hines10/5/23 While temperatures outside continue soaring, the shortening days and falling leaves remind us that autumn is nearing. This time of year also finds […]
October 6, 2022
Whimbrel fitted with transmitter.

Tracking Whimbrel

By: Bryan Watts10/5/22 CCB has formed a collaborative with Dominion Energy and The Nature Conservancy to better understand the risks posed by offshore wind facilities to […]
January 13, 2022
Map of the annual cycle for whimbrels from the Mackenzie Delta breeding population.

The annual cycle of whimbrels

By Bryan Watts1/13/2022 When Barry Truitt and I first established and flew aerial transects across the seaside of the lower Delmarva to survey staging whimbrels in […]
October 4, 2021
An adult whimbrel forages for fiddler crabs along the edge of a tide gut

CCB surveys whimbrels along the Delmarva Peninsula in fall

By Bryan Watts10/3/2021 Whimbrel populations (Hudson Bay, Mackenzie River) that utilize the Western Atlantic Flyway are believed to be declining by 4% annually since at least […]
August 26, 2009

Where is Azalea (Map)!!

The question(s) of the week is “where is Azalea?” and more specifically “where is that satellite map you promised??) The latest data  about 7am Aug 24 […]
August 16, 2009

Hope (the Whimbrel) update

Hope finally came to rest on the southern shore of St. Croix in the U.S. Virgin Islands on friday evening August 15 after flying non-stop from Hudson Bay […]
August 15, 2009

Azalea vs. Hope (the Whimbrel)

And the winner is????? Azalea (banded HH) was fitted with a satellite transmitter on May 20, 2009 and we have all been anxious to see just […]