• 2020 Field Season in Schaste Bay, Khabarovsk Krai, Russia

    The 2020 season studying the breeding ecology of endangered Nordmann’s Greenshanks (Tringa guttifer) and Common Redshanks (Tringa totanus ussuriensis) in Schaste Bay, Khabarovsk Krai, Russia was a success despite the logistical difficulties caused by Covid-19. Undeterred by being short staffed due to the pandemic and resultant travel restrictions (for example, US-based MS student Philipp Maleko […]

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  • Farewell to Suyeon Kang, Administration/Finance Assistant

    In the words of Suyeon Kang, Looking back on what I have gone through in 2020, I can say, without hesitance, that it was a gift and a priceless time for me to ponder upon my career paths. As an incoming senior at Yonsei University majoring in International Studies, I always dreamed of working in […]

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  • Join EAAFP Volunteer Program!

    Conservation of the migratory waterbirds and their habitats is a matter for everyone. Contribute your time and talents can help EAAFP save the migratory waterbirds and their homes along the East Asian – Australasian Flyway! You can now engage with our work as the new EAAFP Volunteer Program has been launched. The EAAFP Secretariat provides […]

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  • EAAFP Foundation Successfully Presents the Proposal at the 4th CSR Matching Day Meet Up

    On 5 August 2020, the EAAFP Foundation attended the 4th Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Matching Day Meet Up Session at DGB Finance Center. The event was hosted by Korea National Council on Social Welfare and organized by CSR Center and Chosun Ilbo Better Future with sponsorship from DGB Finance Group. 17 non-profit organizations including the […]

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  • Restoration of the Critically Endangered Chinese Crested Tern using social attraction technique

    The Chinese Crested Tern (Thalasseus bernsteini) is one of the most endangered seabird species, whose breeding range is restricted to the East China Sea and the Yellow Sea. Chinese Crested Tern was first discovered in Indonesia in 1861. After that, only a limited number of Chinese Crested Tern specimens were collected in Malaysia, the Philippines, […]

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  • New technique to eradicate invasive fish – Development of a pheromonal trap using bile of male Largemouth Bass Micropterus salmoides

    Invasive species have caused a negative impact on the ecosystems of the earth.  The largemouth bass Micropterus salmoides is a piscivorous fish species native to North America. This species has been introduced into more than 50 countries and has caused adverse impacts on freshwater ecosystems. Many projects aimed at controlling the population of the largemouth […]

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  • “Cranes as Messengers of Peace – Cranes and People in DMZ” – EAAFP 2020 Webinar

    With the topic of “Cranes as Messengers of Peace – Cranes and People in DMZ”, East-Asian Australasian Flyway Partnership is honored to invite Dr. Joo Yunjeong from The Institute for Social Development and Policy Research, Seoul National University, Dr. Lee Kisup from Korean Waterbirds Network, and Dr. Hyunah Choi from Hanns Seidel Foundation. Cheolwon, a […]

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  • Introduction of the picture book “Explore the mystery of the Brent Goose”

    Written by Yusuke Sawa from Yamashina Institute for Ornithology Brent Geese Branta bernicla_breed widely along the coastal line of Arctic Ocean in Eurasia, Alaska, Canada and winter in the middle-latitude. The Asian population of Brent Goose B.b.nigricans is estimated to be 5,000 to 8,700 birds, wintering in Japan, China and Korea (Wetlands International 2012). However, […]

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  • First record of Red-breasted Goose Branta ruficollis in Japan

    Reported by Tetsuo SHIMADA, Hiromi KANO & Toshihiro HOSOI We report the first record of Red-breasted Goose in Japan. The goose was observed in rice paddy fields (38°42’N, 141°6’E) around Lake Izunuma-Uchinuma, northern Japan, on 6th October 2019. Based on the plumage, it was considered as an adult. This Red-breasted Goose was always found within […]

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  • A new crane species recorded for Mongolia

    Recently, on 13th June, a Mongolian bird photographer, Iderbat Enkhtaivan observed a second calendar year Black-necked Crane in Khutag-Undur, Bulgan province, in northcentral Mongolia. He approached us for confirmation. The bird was together with two young Eurasian Cranes in the grassy meadow of the Selenge River Valley. It is a big overshoot of over 1000 […]

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