The International Wader Study Group (IWSG) brings together everyone who has a passion for waders (shorebirds), the habitats they use and their conservation. Members include research scientists, citizen scientists and conservation practitioners from all around the world. IWSG is an organisation which is committed to diversity and inclusivity. Everyone is welcome to become a member or to join us at our conferences, irrespective of their age, ethnicity, gender, sexuality, nationality and socio-economic status.
The aims of the International Wader Study Group are to:
- promote, encourage and co-ordinate studies on waders or shorebirds;
- enhance the exchange of information and experience relating to waders and factors affecting them;
- help organise co-operative studies and projects;
- facilitate the exchange of information on waders and their biology.
The International Wader Study Group facilitates:
- contact between both amateurs and professionals studying waders;
- organisation of co-operative studies and projects;
- vehicles for exchange of information on waders and their biology.
We will achieve our aims by:
Feature photo by Natalia Martinez Curci; Red Knots of mixed ages at Punta Rasa, Argentina, on 25 May 2013