• “Headstarting” programme of Saunders’s Gull in Incheon Songdo Tidal Flat, Republic of Korea

    On 18th July of 2019, there was an event for releasing 15 young Saunders’s Gulls in Songdo, Incheon, Republic of Korea. These young gulls were captive raised at Research Center for Endangered Species operated by the National Institute of Ecology in order to safeguard the species which breeds in the area. The event was celebrated […]

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  • Coast of Yellow Sea- Bohai Gulf of China (Phase I), inscribed on the World Heritage List at the 43 session of the World Heritage Convention

    On July 5, 2019, the World Heritage Committee decided to inscribe “the Migratory Bird Sanctuaries along the Coast of the Yellow Sea-Bohai Gulf of China (Phase I)” into the World Heritage List, at the 43 session of the World Heritage Convention. This adds China’s total World Heritage sites to 54, which is the highest number […]

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  • 2019 Yeongjong Tidal Flat Migratory Bird Day’ Drawing and Essay Contest Award

    On Friday, June 21st at 15:30pm, the Award of Drawing and Essay contest for the 2019 Yeongjong Tidal Flat Migratory Bird Day was held in the Incheon Bridge company headquarters. The contest was part of 2019 Yeongjongdo Tidal Flat Migratory Bird Day event which was organized on May 11th 2019 in celebration of the World […]

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  • World Migratory Bird Day Event 2019 – DPRK

    Event title: World Migratory Bird Day Event 2019 – Democratic People’s Republic of Korea Organizer: Ministry of Land and Environment Protection (MoLEP) Target audience: School students, teachers or parents, Site manager, local government officials related to the nature conservation Outcome: On the occasion of the World Migratory Bird Day, the MoLEP published and disseminated “WMBD” posters to […]

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  • World Migratory Bird Day Event 2019 – Mongolia

    Group photo of the participants joining the World Migratory Bird Day Event 2019 in Mongolia ©Mongolian Ornithological Society Event title: World Migratory Bird Day Event 2019 in Mongolia Organizer: Mongolian Ornithological Society and Ramsar National Committee of Mongolia, Ministry of Environment and Tourism Mongolian, National University of Mongolia, the Freshwater Resources and Nature Conservation Center, Mongolia Focal Point, […]

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  • Farewell to Programme Assistant Michael R. Elliott

    Written by Michael R. Elliott During my time at the EAAFP I’ve learned how to complete a wide variety of tasks in a restricted time frame. Also, I’ve gained knowledge pertaining to the conservation of migratory waterbirds and wetlands. I’m very glad I’ve learned so much about these topics. I’ve always had a connection with […]

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  • Introduction of Getbol, Korean Tidal Flat for the inscription in World Heritage List

    Getbol, or Tidal Flats in Korean, is one of the most productive and species-diverse ecosystems in the world. The government of the Republic of Korea is now nominating the country’s Southwestern coast of the Yellow Sea as the candidate of UNESCO’s World Heritage listing in 2020, as it represents an example of a rare and […]

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  • ASEAN Flyway Network – soaring to greater heights

    The ASEAN Flyway Network (AFN) National Focal Points of various ASEAN Member States, site managers of existing or potential East Asian – Australasian Flyway (EAAF) sites, experts from Wetlands International, Japan Bird Research Association, and Ministry of Environment-Japan, and EAAFP Secretariat representatives flocked together from 13-15 May 2019 for obvious reasons – conservation of migratory […]

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  • Citizen Science programmes in Australia to save shorebirds including litter Clean Ups with source reduction assessments

    Peel-Harvey Catchment Council (PHCC) from south western Australia is sharing good examples of programmes to raise awareness with and engage the local communities for conservation of migratory birds and their habitats. The educational and Citizen Science programmes involve the local communities in shorebird monitoring and litter clean ups. “Citizen Science Saving Shorebirds” – Shorebird2020 is […]

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  • Literature list( March-May, 2019 )

    The EAAFP Science Unit is highlighting some key journal publications in the flyway. The publications would be divided into 4 categories: 1) Biology & ecology: focus on science of single species as well as waterbird assemblages; 2) Monitoring & assessment: focus on technical aspects and methods related to EAAF; 3) Conservation & management: focus on outputs of […]

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