Feeding Spoon-billed Sandpipers

Many questions remain about the feeding ecology of the Critically Endangered Spoon-billed Sandpiper: Why does this species have such a bill-shape and how does it use its bill? What does it feed on? A selection of youtube clips of birds in wintering areas can be found below:

David Sibley, Thailand February 2010:

Gulf of Thailand, February 2010:

Dama Char Bangledesh, March 2010:

Sonadia Bangledesh, March 2010:

Location and Date Unknown; Possibly 2008:

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