• The “Year of the Cranes” story series #7 – Sarus Crane Nest Adoption in Thailand

    Sarus Crane (Antigone antigone) has three disjunct populations in the Indian subcontinent, South-East Asia (occurs in Myanmar, Laos, Vietnam and Cambodia) and northern Australia. Unlike most of other species of cranes which migrate long distance between breeding and wintering grounds, Sarus Crane are residential or regarded as “short-distant migrant”. The Eastern Sarus Crane population decreased drastically due […]

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  • World Migratory Bird Day Event 2020 – Australia (The Bowerbird Collective) & Thailand (Bird Conservation Society of Thailand)

    Invisible Connection online concert trailer ©Bowerbird Collective Event title: Invisible Connections – A WMBD social media concert event Organizer: The Bowebird Collective & Bird Conservation Society of Thailand (BCST) Participants: Participants engaged in online social media event (more than 1000 viewers and 2000 views) Outcome: A 17-minute online performance celebrating World Migratory Bird Day led […]

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  • Land purchased to give safe wintering shelter for Spoon-billed Sandpiper in Thailand

    The Bird Conservation Society of Thailand (BCST)  aims to establish Pak Thale as a sustainable wintering ground for Spoon-billed Sandpiper and other globally threatened shorebirds, as well as an educational site on birds and biodiversity, while improving the livelihood of local people. Now 8 hectares of land was purchased in Pak Thale to ensure the […]

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  • 1st Asian BirdLife Festival and Nature Expo 2020, Thailand

    The “1st Asian BirdLife Festival and Nature Expo 2020” was held during 18-19 January 2020 in Thailand with 35 local and 9 international partners participated in the event.   Bird Conservation Society of Thailand (BCST) in collaboration with the National Science Museum (NSM) and Toyota held the “1st Asian BirdLife Festival and Nature Expo 2020” […]

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  • EAAFP supported the Bird Walk in Thailand in September/October 2019

    Joined in 2010, Thailand is one of the 18 Partner Countries of EAAFP. There are three Flyway Network Sites: Krabi Estuary and Bay (EAAF 084), Pak Thale – Laem Phak Bia (EAAF 121) and Khok Kham (EAAF 122). The later two sites were important wintering sites of a key species of EAAFP – Spoon-billed Sandpiper […]

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  • Thailand

    Kingdom of Thailand EAAFP Member since: 2010 Number of EAAFP Flyway Network Sites: 3 Focal Point Contact: Dr. Jittinun Ruengverayudh Director of Biodiveristy Management Division, Office of Natural Resources and Environmental Policy and Planning, Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment Email: jittinun2511@gmail.com; wetlandthaionep@gmail.com Tel: +66 2 265 6636 Thailand has been a Partner since 2010. It now […]

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  • The 5th WLI-Asia Conference held in Bangkok, Thailand

    by EAAFP Secretariat   The fifth Wetlands Link International-Asia Conference was held from 24 to 28 August 2015 in Bangkok, Thailand. The meeting was organized by the Ramsar Regional Center-East Asia, Wetlands Link International, Ramsar Convention, and EAAFP and hosted by the Ministry of the Environment, Korea and ONEP, Thailand. There were more than 50 participants […]

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  • ASEAN Working Group on Nature Conservation and Biodiversity held in Thailand

    EAAFP Secretariat Spike Millington, Chief Executive of EAAFP, participated in the meeting of ASEAN Working Group on Nature Conservation and Biodiversity (AWGNCB) held in Bangkok, Thailand, on 8 June 2015. He was invited by EAAFP Partner ASEAN Center for Biodiversity (ACB) to give a presentation to the AWGNCB on the importance of conservation of migratory […]

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  • Nomination of Inner Gulf of Thailand as EAAFP Flyway Site Network moves forward

    The Inner Gulf of Thailand has a 195 km-long section of the coastal zone from Laem Phak Bia in the west to Chonburi in the east and includes an estimated 23,500 ha of intertidal mudflats, extending over 2 km from the shoreline at low tide in places. Four major rivers, Mae Klong, Tha Chin, Chao […]

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  • Hand-reared Spoon-billed Sandpiper seen in Thailand

    Posted on: March 12, 2014 Report by Birdguides   The Spoon-billed Sandpiper is one of the rarest birds in the world and consequently is one of the most difficult to find once it leaves its known breeding area for the winter months. Last week, birdwatcher Peter Ericsson photographed one on wetlands at Pak Thale, Thailand. The […]

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