Twenty critically endangered Spoon-billed Sandpiper chicks have hatched under expert care in the Russian Far East. UAAOfZFHT0hWoNkrRVk5zS06tH0Uhyv8-4DuXTY5DawConservationists took the eggs from the wild, in order to protect them from extreme weather and predators. The first hatched early last Wednesday morning and they continued until the last hatched on Sunday evening. Numbers of Spoon-billed Sandpipers have plummeted in recent year...

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