• Potential Migratory Birds Habitats in the Northern Part of Bangladesh

    A recent survey was carried out to identify potential migratory birds’ habitats in northern Bangladesh. The study especially focused riverine habitats and showed the results of a three-month observation of migratory waterbirds at char-lands of Padma River, covering two districts of Bangladesh. A total of 13 sites were identified. The study was supported by the […]

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  • World Migratory Bird Day Event 2019 – Bangladesh

    World Migratory Bird Day Event 2019 in Bangladesh © Sher-e-Bangla Agricultutal University and Bangladesh Biodiversity Conservation Federation   Event title: World Migratory Bird Day Event 2019 in Bangladesh Organizer: Sher-e-Bangla Agricultural University, Bangladesh Biodiversity Conservation Federation (BBCF), Nature Conservation Society and Bangladesh Forest Department; Supporters: IUCN Bangladesh, Muktir Bondon, Birds Clubs, Zoological Society of Bangladesh and […]

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  • Conservation of new FNS in Bangladesh: Ganguirar Char

    Migratory bird identification sticker distributed to local people   The Ganguirar Char is newly designated FNS in Bangladesh (eaaf141). The site is juxtaposed to another FNS, Nijhum Dweep National Park ( Flyway Network Site EAAF 102). The Ganguirar Char has no human settlement and mostly fishermen use the site for a transitional period during fishing. […]

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  • Dabbling duck tracking in Bangladesh

    In order to understand habitat use, migration patters and possible transmission of diseases, a total of 38 migratory dabbling ducks were fitted with GPS tags (solar powered) in northeast Bangladesh last month. Eurasian Wigeon with a tracker on its back. © Sayam U. Chowdhury_IUCN BD This study is part of the collaborative project by IUCN […]

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  • World Migratory Bird Day Celebration, 07 November 2018, Bangladesh

    An awareness campaign was held on the eve of World Migratory Bird Day 2018 on November 07 at Sonadia Island of Cox’s Bazar. The Chief Conservator of Forests Mr. Mohammad Safiul Alam Chowdhury was present as the Chief Guest of that awareness programme. The primary concern of the event was to aware local community of […]

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  • World Migratory Bird Day 2018- Bangladesh

    Event title:World Migratory Bird Day Event Organizer:Nature Conservation Society Participants: Nearly 1200. Most of them were school and college students & members of the local community Outcome:- Mass awareness for youth and local community for the conservation of wetlands and supported species, specifically migratory birds.- Motivation of policy makers, social and media personnel.- Conservation education program […]

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  • Bangladesh

    People’s Republic of Bangladesh Number of Flyway Network Sites: 6 Member since: 2010 Bangladesh has been a Partner since 2010 and is home to 6 Flyway Network Sites, designated under the specifications set by EAAFP. It is an important country for non-breeding individuals of incredibly rare Spoon-billed Sandpiper, and is also part of the breeding […]

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  • World Migratory Bird Day 2017- Bangladesh

    Event title: World Migratory Bird Day Event Organizer: Nature Conservation Society Participants: Nearly 1000. Most of them were school and college students & members of the local community Outcome: – Mass awareness for youth and local community for the conservation of wetlands and supported species, specifically migratory birds. – Motivation of policy makers, social and media […]

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  • Waterbird ringing and AI work continue in Bangladesh

    ABM Sarwar Alam (Dipu) and Sayam U. Chowdhury   IUCN Bangladesh and Bangladesh Bird Club continue to work on wild bird surveillance programme for avian influenza (AI), as part of a project funded by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA). A total of 635 individual birds were ringed in January 2017, of which 70 […]

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  • Building capacity for waterbird ringing in Bangladesh

    Richard Hearn Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust We have just returned from working with IUCN Bangladesh and the Bangladesh bird club (Bbc) to develop a programme of duck capture and ringing, and wild bird surveillance for avian influenza, at Tanguar Haor [EAAF105], a vast Ramsar site in northern Bangladesh. The site is of huge global importance […]

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