time of year towards Easter that millions of waders head towards norther Asia
to place such as Siberia. The smaller sparrow sized birds will have a couple of
stop overs to fatten up. A few of the bigger waders might try to fly non
Waders are also called shorebirds. They can be very difficult to tell apart. In Australia we must protect their freshwater and marine wetlands for these birds to survive. We must prevent people and their pets from disturbing them so they can fatten up for their long flights.
snow has melted in places like Siberia, there is a massive food supply of
insects to feed themselves and later their hatched chicks. The birds team up
with a mate, make a nest on the ground and get into producing some eggs. Their
hatched chicks grow very fast on the plentiful food supply. There aren't many
predators that will eat their chicks.
chance these birds have of saying goodbye to their fully grown chicks, the
adults will fly back to Australia. Siberia might be great for nesting and
feeding chicks but awful during winter. So are these birds Asian or Australian?