• New site in the Gulf of Tonkin coast of northern Vietnam for Spoon-billed Sandpiper

    Introduction The coastal wetlands along the shallow Gulf of Tonkin spanning northern Vietnam and southern China (including the island of Hainan) are known to provide critical wintering habitat for several species of globally threatened waterbirds in the East Asian-Australasian Flyway (Pedersen & Nguyen 1996; Li et al. 2020). These include significant congregations of Saunders’s Gull […]

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  • Vietnam

    Socialist Republic of Vietnam EAAFP Member since: 2014 Number of EAAFP Flyway Network Sites: 1 Focal Point Contact: Dr. Dung Nguyen Xuan Deputy Director of Agency for Biodiversity Conservation, Vietnam, Environment Administration, Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment Email: xuandungbt@gmail.com Socialist Republic of Vietnam became a Partner in 2014. It now has 1 Flyway Network Site, […]

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  • World Migratory Bird Day 2017 – Vietnam

    Event Name: World Migratory Bird Day 2017 – Vietnam Summary: The celebration of World Migratory Bird (10 May 2017) was organized in conjunction with the International Biological Diversity Day (22 May 2017) at Ha Long city, Quang Ninh, Viet Nam. This event is one of the clusters of events which are designed and held under the cooperation […]

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  • Vietnam becomes the 34th Partner of EAAFP

      On October 19th, the Government of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam became the 34th Partner of EAAFP with enthusiastic and unanimous support from all Partners. Vietnam is a very important country for migratory waterbirds, situated at the heart of the Flyway. The Government of Vietnam has been very active in conserving these species and […]

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  • Vietnamese Flyway and Ramsar Site Manager Workshop on 21-24 October 2014

    Together with Ramsar Regional Center – East Asia, EAAFP organised a national site manager training workshop on 21-24 October, hosted by Ministry of Natural Resource and Environment, Vietnam. Participants were around 60 site managers, including different stakeholders and they were from the Ministry of Natural Resource and Environment, the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, […]

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  • Little Tern

    Little Tern ©Kenneth Lam Common name:Little Tern Scientific name: Sternula albifrons Local names: Малая крачка(Russian), Хурган хараалай(Mongolian), 白额燕鸥 (Simplified Chinese), 白額燕鷗/小燕鷗 (traditional Chinese), 쇠제비갈매기 (Korean), コアジサシ(Japanese), Dara laut kecil (Indonesian), Camar Kecil (Malayu), Nhàn nhỏ (Vietnamese), นกนางนวลแกลบเล็ก (Thai). Conservation status: IUCN – Least Concern The Little Tern is one of the smallest tern species in EAA […]

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  • EAAFP Brochure and Reports

    The electronic version of the latest EAAFP Information Brochure are available for download in English and in Korean. All files are in pdf format. Download the Adobe Acrobat reader. 2020 – For General Public: English (11.4MB)  Korean (3.24MB) Chinese (10.2MB) / For Partners: Japanese (19.6MB) 2017 – English (3.36MB)   Korean (3.79MB)   Russian (3.3MB) 2015/16 – English […]

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  • World Migratory Bird Day 2022

    What is World Migratory Bird Day? Established and initiated by the Secretariat of the Agreement on the Conservation of African-Eurasian Migratory Waterbirds (UNEP-AEWA) in collaboration with the Secretariat of the Convention on the Conservation of Migratory Species of Wild Animals (CMS) in 2006, World Migratory Bird Day (WMBD) is an annual awareness-raising campaign aimed at people living in all major […]

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  • Endangered Black-faced Spoonbill breaking the record of over 6000

    EAAFP Black-faced Spoonbill Working Group reported another record high of 6,162 for the global population of Black-faced Spoonbills (Endangered under IUCN Red List), with an increase of 18% (i.e. 940 individuals) compared to last year (5,222 individuals in 2021), based on the results of the International Black-faced Spoonbill Census 2022. The census was conducted from […]

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  • Chinese Crested Tern

      Common name: Chinese Crested Tern Scientific name: Thalasseus bernsteini Local names: 中华凤头燕鸥 (Simplified Chinese), 中華鳳頭燕鷗/黑嘴端鳳頭燕鷗(Traditional Chinese), 뿔제비갈매기 (Korean), ヒガシシナアジサシ(Japanese), Dara-laut Cina (Indonesian), Camar Cina Berjambul (Malayu), Nhàn mào Trung Quốc (Vietnamese). Conservation status: IUCN – Critically Endangered, CMS – Appendix I The Chinese Crested Tern (Thalasseus bernsteini) is one of the rarest seabirds in […]

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