Projects

  • Task Force on Illegal Hunting, Taking and Trade of Migratory Waterbirds

    Introduction Hunting is a substantial threat to migratory waterbirds in the EAAF and has been linked to the decline of many threatened species in the Flyway. In many parts of this diverse region, hunting is considered as illegal because species targeted are protected under national or sub-national legislation. The Task

  • Monitoring of waterbird populations and sites Task Force

    In order to plan and implement conservation activities for waterbirds across the Flyway, current assessments of the condition of habitat are needed. At their recent 4th Meeting, the Partners established a task force...

  • Yellow Sea Ecoregion Task Force

    Bruce McKinlay has worked in wildlife management and conservation for the New Zealand Government since the 1980’s.  Based in Dunedin, Southern NZ, his work has focused on penguin, invertebrate, lizard, forest bird...

  • Amur-Heilong Basin Task Force

    Map of the Amur River Basin.

  • Baer’s Pochard Task Force

    The Baer’s Pochard Aythya baeri is a Critically Endangered species. It has undergone a decline that has accelerated rapidly in recent years and has pushed this duck to the edge of extinction. We need to act urgently...

  • Far Eastern Curlew Task Force

    The Far Eastern Curlew Numenius madagascariensis is endemic to the East Asian – Australasian Flyway, is the largest migratory shorebird species in the world and is listed Endangered under IUCN criteria (IUCN, 2015)...

  • Spoon-billed Sandpiper Task Force

    In 2004 several partners active in the conservation of the globally threatened Spoon-billed Sandpiper joined the Recovery Team chaired by Evgeny Syroechkovskiy and later by Christoph Zöckler...

  • Scaly-sided Merganser Task Force

    The Scaly-sided Merganser Mergus squamatus has a very small population which is suspected to be undergoing a continuing and rapid decline as a result of illegal hunting, logging and drowning...