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The Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation Fund is an innovative philanthropy proving small grants to boots-on-the-ground, get-your-hands-dirty, in-the-field species conservation projects for the world’s most threatened species. Through innovative micro-financing, the MBZ Fund empowers conservationists to fight the extinction crisis instead of bureaucracy and red-tape. To date the Fund has awarded over 2000 grants to a diverse range of species across the world.

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 150510745) - Spoonbilled sandpiper - Awarded $4,000

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Spoonbilled sandpiper (Calidris pygmaea)
Project number 150510745
Awarded Amount: $4,000

An survey of wading birds of the Khairusovo–Belogolovaya estuary, on the Western coast of Kamchatka - a key location for protected wader species on the East Asian–Australasian migratory flyway.