• EAAFP received the 2019 Global Clean Environment Award

    The East Asian –Australasian Flyway Partnership received the 2019 Global Clean Environment Awards in the Public Service category for its tireless efforts to protect migratory waterbirds and their habitats. On Tuesday 5th November the EAAFP Secretariat was invited to 2019 Global Clean Environment Awards ceremony that was held in the National Assembly’s Banquet Room. The […]

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  • Republic of Korea established a new Flyway Network Site – Aphaedo Tidal Flat

    On 12th November 2019, Aphaedo Tidal Flat in the Republic of Korea was announced as a new Flyway Network Site (EAAF 146) during the Shinan International Symposium on Conservation Strategy for Migratory Birds and Their Habitats in the Yellow Sea. Located west of Mokpo and in Shinan County, Jeollanam Province, the tidal flat of Aphaedo […]

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  • Wetland Conservation Heroes: Marsh Awards 2019 to the late Dr. Lew Young

    On 10 Oct, 2019, Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust (WWT) presented the Marsh Awards to the late Dr. Lew Young, the former Chief Executive of the EAAFP Secretariat for his contributions and for Wetland Conservation. His posthumous award was received by his wife Dr. Deborah Cha during the WWT AGM held on that day. Dr. Lew […]

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  • Sad loss of “father of wader studies” in EAAF, Clive Minton, 1934-2019

    Clive Dudley Thomas Minton 1934-2019 Clive Minton, a father figure in global wader studies, very sadly died in a car accident in Australia on 6 November 2019. Clive trained as a metallurgist but is best known for his work with waders. His early wader studies were in England with the Wash Wader Ringing Group (founded […]

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  • Oz Asia Festival: Lantern parade

    Members of Friends of the Adelaide International Birds Sanctuary (FAIBS) recently contributed to the BirdLife Australia section of the lantern parade at the Oz Asia Festival. A workshop was held in September in Adelaide International Bird Sanctuary (Flyway Network Site EAAF 131) where local artists taught all-comers, including family groups, how to make paper lanterns. […]

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  • First Swan Goose Festival in DPR Korea – Celebrating World Migratory Bird Day

    Migratory birds link people across the Flyway. At the time of World Migratory Bird Day, our Partner in The Democratic People’s Republic of Korea held their first Swan Goose Festival on 13th October at Mundok Migratory Bird Reserve (EAAFP Flyway Network Site and Ramsar Site), to join the global celebration of the amazing journey of migratory […]

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  • [”Flyway: connecting people and migratory waterbirds” story series] Interview with Miss Kate Gorringe Smith, project coordinator of Overwintering Project and Flyway Print exchange

      Flyway connects people. It makes people in a different field to get to know each other. Flyway also enables people to share their knowledge and experience. Therefore, EAAFP is starting a new project, ”Flyway: connecting people and migratory waterbirds” story series, to introduce people and interesting stories along the flyway. Our first interviewee is […]

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  • EAAFP Brown Bag Talk with Dr. Nick Davidson about the value, importance, and state of the world’s wetlands and waterbirds

    On Thursday 24th October 2019, the EAAFP Secretariat organized its first Brown Bag Talk with Dr. Nick Davidson, Chair of EAAFP Technical Sub-Committee on the topic of “The value, importance, and state of the world’s wetlands and waterbirds”. About 30 people with diverse backgrounds including professionals, researchers, and students attended the event, coming from the […]

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  • New Engraved Legflags from Jiangsu

    Green/Blue flag combination has been used in Jiangsu coast, China, since 2015. Sightings so far have included Red-necked Stint in Thailand, Myanmar and Australia, Great Knotin Indiaand Australia,Lesser Sand Ploverin Australia, Terek Sandpiper in Australiaand Peninsular Malaysia,Bar-tailed GodwitinAustralia, Curlew Sandpiper inAustralia, Ruddy Turnstonein Australia, Kentish Plover in Taiwan and Sanderling in Bali. This autumn, Professor […]

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  • Anatidae Working Group hosts Waterbird Monitoring Symposium in Beijing

    The Second International Symposium on Developing Effective Coordinated Monitoring of East Asia Waterbirds in the 21st Century was held in Changping, Beijing, China, just outside Beijing from 14-18th October. The symposium was hosted by the EAAFP Anatidae Working Group and organized by the State Key Laboratory of Urban and Regional Ecology, Research Center for Eco-Environmental Sciences, Chinese Academy […]

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