• Workshops on strategic directions for flyway activities

    The Africa-Eurasian Waterbird Agreement (AEWA) celebrated its 15th anniversary on 14-15 June 2010 at The Hague, The Netherlands. A major part of this event was six workshops on aspects of AEWA work, to review achievement and challenges and recommend strategic directions for coming years. The EAAFP’s Chief Executive participated in the event and presented an […]

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  • International Workshop on Conservation of Cranes

    During 28 May to 3 June, an international workshop on conservation of cranes was held at Muraviovka Park, Amur region, in the Russian Far East. It was organised by the International Crane Foundation and Muraviovka Park for Sustainable Land Use (a private venture), in cooperation with the Wetlands International – IUCN Crane Specialist Group and […]

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  • Outcomes and activities of The Spoon-billed Sandpiper Recovery Team

    The Spoon-billed Sandpiper Recovery Team (SBS RT) lead by Christoph Zockler has recently released a special paper summarizing the hunting threat in Myanmar. During the Fourth Meeting of Partners of the East Asian – Australasian Flyway Partership, Feb 2010, SBS RT was welcomed by the Partnership and could become a species task force under the […]

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  • Secretariat Activity of World Migratory Bird Day, 7 May 2010

    To mark the World Migratory Bird Day (WMBD), the EAAFP Secretariat invited eighty students and their parents from Haesong Elementary School in Songdo on 7 May 2010 to the Waterbird Watching & Education Program. Lectures were given by Deputy Director and Science Officer to explain about waterbirds and their flyways as well as the Partnership […]

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  • Boosted up for Yellow Sea Ecoregion collaboration

    On 27-28 April 2010, over fifty National Nature Reserve (NNR) managers and administrators from China’s central and local governments convened at Yalu Jiang NNR in Donggang, Dandong. Ten people from overseas (Wetlands International, Pukorokoro Miranda Naturalist Trust, EAAF Partnership and Republic of Korea’s Local Government officials) also attended the meeting. The workshop was organized by […]

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  • Improved conservation prospects for Scaly-sided Merganser

    On 28-30 April 2010, over 20 researchers and administrators met in Vladivostok, in the Russian Far East, to develop an action plan for the Scaly-sided Merganser Mergus squamatus – a globally threatened diving duck. The workshop was coordinated by the Russian hosts and involved participants from the species’ main range states (Russian Federation, People’s Republic […]

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  • Loss of attention to highly pathogenic H5N1 avian influenza

    The Scientific Task Force on Avian Influenza and Wild Birds expressed its concerns on shrinking attention and support to study of highly pathogenic H5N1 avian influenza. The task force is jointly led by Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and the Convention on Migratory Species (CMS) with 15 international collaborating bodies offering experts on avian influenza […]

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  • Fifth Meeting of Partners (MOP5) of the East Asian – Australasian Flyway Partnership at Siem Reap Province in Cambodia

    The Chair of the EAAF Partnership has officially accepted the offer from Cambodia to host the 5th Meeting of Partners in the week of 6-10 December 2010 at Siem Reap Province in Cambodia. While the details of arrangements are yet to be negotiated between Cambodia and the EAAFP Secretariat, it is likely that these dates […]

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  • Amazing travel distance and routes of Ruddy Turnstones discovered

    Researchers from Australia have discovered amazing travel distances and routes of Ruddy Turnstones by tracking their journeys with light-sensor geolocators. Fascinated by their findings, they attached geolocators to another 60 Ruddy Turnstones in Australia and are waiting for a further exciting result in season 2010-11. Please download Birds Australia E-News of April 2010 and visit […]

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  • New waterbird publication, Status of Waterbirds in Asia

    Wetlands International has gathered the results of twenty years of waterbird monitoring in Asia in the new publication entitled Status of Waterbirds in Asia – Results of the Asian Waterbird Census: 1987-2007. The results of the analysis in Status of Waterbirds in Asia include information on waterbird numbers at a large variety of sites designated […]

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