From 27th – 30th May 2015 more than 90 ornithologists, conservation and agronomy scientists gathered together at the 1st European Whinchat Symposium in Helmbrechts, Germany. At May 29th 2015 about 30 of them founded at May29th the International Whinchat Working Group in the eco station in Helmbrechts. In the meanwhile the IWWG has 41 members from 13 countries:

Austria, Czech Republic, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Ireland, Luxembourg, Poland, Russia, Slovenia, Switzerland, United Kingdom.


The speakers are :

Alex Copland (IRE) [HEAD]

Hans-Valentin Bastian (D)

Jaanus Elts (EST)

Davorin Tome (SLO).