Land of the spoon-billed sandpiper
The world's first film about a bird that is almost non-existent. Conceived as a trilogy.
The spoon-billed sandpiper and the others. Part 1.
The spoon-billed sandpiper and man. Part 2
You will learn how the problem of species extinction has united people from many countries. Every summer, scientists come to the small Chukchi village of Meynypilgyno. Since 2012, the "Trip to Life" program has been operating here, initiated by BirdsRussia, a voluntary non-governmental association which protects and studies birds in Russia. The film tells how ornithologists managed to reduce the population decline of spoon-billed sandpipers through a programm.
The spoon-billed sandpiper and the planet. Part 3
In winter, like many birds, the spoon-billed sandpiper goes to warmer climes. In the third film, we will show the life of the spoon-billed sandpiper on its flyway (Kamchatka, and then China, Bangladesh, Thailand, Myanmar).
The spoon-billed sandpiper will tell in the first person the secrets of its personal life during the nesting period, family traditions of other birds and how some mammals feel in Chukotka. We will find out what difficulties the sandpiper has to face in Chukotka, what affects its population there and in wintering areas in Southeast Asia, and why it disappears.