• Updates of conservation at Baer’s Pochard breeding sites in China (May to August 2019)

    Following the Bear’s Pochard breeding situation in China reported last year (see here) we have more exciting progress this summer. Hebei Province In Hengshuihu NNR (EAAF085), new restrictions on boat activity have been introduced during the most important period for Baer’s Pochard breeding.  Traditionally, fishing boats are not allowed to operate from 1st December to […]

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  • Seabird Die-Offs in Alaska

      (Photo © Sara Germain) What’s Happening? (Map provided by Coastal Observation Seabird Survey Team (COASST) coasst.org) Historically, seabird die-offs have occurred occasionally in Alaska; however, large die-off events have occurred annually in Alaska since 2015. Bird carcasses examined during these die-offs were consistently determined to have died due to starvation. Beginning in May 2019, […]

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  • Land Purchase at Pak Thale for conserving Spoon-billed Sandpiper

    On 6 September 2019, representatives from Bird Conservation Society of Thailand (BCST) has completed the purchase of the land at Pak Thale, Phetchaburi. The purchased land will be managed as a nature reserve for wintering Spoon-billed Sandpipers and other migratory shorebirds in the long-term. It will also serve as a place for shorebirds and coastal […]

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  • Team SPOON visited Ro Korea and raise awareness of “Conflicts of Greens”

    Established in Tokyo, Japan in 2015 by a group of young people, Team SPOON aims to connect Black-faced Spoonbills, people and nature. Black-faced Spoonbills are Endangered migratory waterbirds in East Asian-Australasian Flyway. By now 381 people from Japan and EAAF countries have become a SPOON member, each of the members was given a ring created […]

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  • EAAFP received donation from Eco-Horizon Institute

    EAAFP Secretariat is happy to announce that we received a donation from Eco-Horizon Institute with 10,000 USD. On Tuesday 13 August  2019, Myoung Ho (Mr) and and Jiyoung Jang (Ms) from the Eco-Horizon Institute(Website) visited our Secretariat office in Songdo to hand over a bequest donation on behalf of the late Mr. Youngcheol Shin. Per the […]

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  • The EAAFP Secretariat visit to 2019 SWS-Asia Chapter and KWS Joint Meeting in Suncheon, ROK

    Organizers: Society of Wetland Scientists – Asia Chapter, Suncheon City, Ramsar Regional Center – East Asia (RRC-EA), and Korean Wetlands Society.  The EAAFP Secretariat communication team has attended the 2019 Society of Wetland Scientists-Asia Chapter and Korean Wetlands Society Joint Meeting, which took place from August 19th to August 22nd in Suncheon, Republic of Korea. More than 170 participants from […]

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  • Updates of worldwide avian influenza situation by FAO/EMPRES-AH (Sep 2019)

    FAO/EMPRES-AH is constantly monitoring the avian influenza situation worldwide andcompiles information from multiple national and international sources as well as peer-reviewed scientific articles. Close collaboration with country and regional offices, the implementation of avian influenza field surveillance projects, and networks of expertise like OIE/FAO’s OFFLU (www.offlu.net) provide access to timely information on outbreaks, surveillance findings, […]

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  • EAAFP Introduction Video

    EAAFP is happy to announce the launch of the new EAAFP Introduction video! EAAFP is a Partnership which aims to conserve migratory waterbirds and their habitats, considering both people and biodiversity of the East Asian-Australasian Flyway. This 6-minutes video will help you better understand how important it is to protect migratory waterbirds and the wetlands […]

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  • Results of 2019 Nordmann’s Greenshank and Common Redshank Field Season in Russia

    From May-August June 2019, we began our second year of fieldwork studying Nordmann’s Greenshank (Tringa guttifer) and Common Redshank (Tringa totanus) at the Bay of Sсhastye (“Happiness”), in the remote southwestern corner of the Sea of Okhotsk in the Russian Far East (approx. 53.46500 N, 140.91100 E). Our most important result was the discovery of […]

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  • Conservation Research of breeding terns in Hong Kong

    The Hong Kong Bird Watching Society (HKBWS) has started a conservation research on breeding terns in Hong Kong waters. In summer 2019, a total of 110 adult and juvenile Bridled Terns Onychoprion anaethetuswere trapped for marking with rings and colour flags (white and yellow engraved flags), including two of them fitted with satellite-tracking transmitters. Marking […]

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