August 2015 – vol. 108, issue 8 Spoon-billed Sandpipers fostered by conservationists have returned home to breed in numbers for the first time. Five birds that were taken into captivity as eggs a year ago, and raised by WWT's staff till they fledged, have returned to Siberia from their 10,000 mile migration to south east Asia. Three of them went on to mate and produce their own eggs, which will help to stabilise the populatio... This article is only available to subscribed users.To read more, please log in or purchase a subscription.