Worlds Oldest Surviving Ringed Whimbrel Found In Fetlar

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A whimbrel first spotted and ringed in Fetlar in the 1980s has been found again on the island, just 1km from where it was first identified. RSPB experts believe that this makes it the worlds oldest surviving ringed whimbrel, having lived to more than double the species' expected 11-year lifespan.

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