Global Flyway Network associate | New Zealand. Adrian Riegen has done research on waders for many years, and has trapped, marked and observed waders in many international wader monitoring programmes, including in North Korea. He liaises with observers and researchers along the East Asian-Australasian Flyways, to track the movements of individually marked shorebirds.

Adrian Riegen, birdwatcher

Adrian spotting waders. Scopes or high-powered binoculars are useful for watching waders or shorebirds, especially if you want to recognise species at a distance, or record coloured leg bands on migratory birds.