, a starling-sized wading bird, and the scaup - a duck - have been placed on the red list because of declines in wintering populations.
They also had eggs from the nests of curlew, fulmar, dunlin
and a starling.
A Semipalmated Sandpiper (right) and a Dunlin
Most of the work has been carried out by excavators, but at Kielderhead national nature reserve, explosive charges were used to blast water-filled peaty craters for use by wading birds like golden plover and dunlin
As reported in Friday's Echo, Mr Beaumont lost pounds 1,000 savings at his house in Dunlin
Many other birds that rely on the moors to breed are also doing well this year, including golden plover, lapwing, curlew, snipe, merlin, nightjar, dunlin
, wheatear and redshank.
Because of the rare conditions of the grass-covered dunes, known as machair, ground-nesting wading birds like dunlin
and snipe have flourished in the area.
The thieves got into Mr Beaumont's house in Dunlin
Court, Barry, some time between 2pm and 4pm last Saturday.
Oystercatcher, redshank, dunlin
, sanderling, turnstone, lapwing, bartailed godwit and curlew are commonly seen, particularly when the tide floods in.
Moorland Association chairman Simon Bostock said, ``Moorland ground nesting birds such as curlew, lapwing, merlin, golden plover, redshank, snipe and dunlin
are very vulnerable to disturbance from humans and dogs, as well as predators such as crows, foxes, stoats and weasels.
Fifty oilmen were air-lifted from Shell's Dunlin
oil platform 120 miles north east of Lerwick in Shetland yesterday - because of a blocked loo.
I REPORTED to readers last week, that there was a fire in a flat at Dunlin
Court, Barry, this is the same location that the fire service found it very difficult to access the fire hydrant.
still linger on, and with them, little stint and curlew sandpiper.
Thirty years on, that seemingly responsible act of biological control has had major consequences - more than 5,000 hedgehogs causing havoc by taking eggs and chicks from the rare breeding colonies of red shank, corncrake, dunlin
, plover and snipe in that part of the Outer Hebrides.
Hibbert, 33, of Dunlin
Court, Barry, had a 40-week prison sentence suspended for two years.