• EAAFP Finance Sub-Committee Workshop

    From 4th to 6th September 2019 a workshop for developing an EAAFP Resourcing Plan for the implementation of the new EAAP Strategic Plan 2019-2028 was organized in Sungei Buloh Wetland Centre in Singapore. In 2018. the Partners at 10th EAAFP Meeting of Partners (MOP10) endorsed a development of an EAAFP Resourcing Plan to assist in […]

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  • The 1st East Asian-Australasian Flyway Shorebird Science Meeting

    Save the Date! The 1st East Asian-Australasian Flyway Shorebird Science Meeting to be held at the National Institute of Ecology, Seocheon-gun, Chungcheongnam-do, Republic of Korea, 5-8 May 2020.   The 1st East Asian-Australasian Flyway (EAAF) Shorebird Science Meeting will be held at the National Institute of Ecology, Seocheon-gun, Chungcheongnam-do, Republic of Korea (May 5-8, 2020). This […]

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  • Community Conservation Area proposed for conserving Baer’s Pochard in Myanmar

    The Baer’s Pochard (Aythya baeri) has a small population which is suspected to be undergoing a continuing and rapid decline as a result of illegal bird hunting and wetland destruction in the wintering ground of Myanmar (Aung.T.D et al., 2019). There are reports of bird hunting by using poison bait at Paleik Inn, Sint Kaing […]

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  • Call for registration to 7th WLI Asia Conference

    The WLI-Asia Conference is organized by the RRC-EA for members of WLI-Asia, including managers and stakeholders of wetland centers, to regularly convene, share updated information, and discuss planned activities for the network. The 7th WLI-Asia Conference is now calling for registration to attend this conference. Date: 2-6 December 2019 Contact: rrcea.wliasia@gmail.com Registration: online registration form […]

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  • A poetic tour at the Adelaide International Bird Sanctuary

    As the sun rises behind them, a row of birdwatchers stands next to spotting scopes on the shore of Gulf St. Vincent at Thompson Beach, waiting for the show to begin. The water at high tide is in close, up to the piles of seagrass washed up on the beach. After about one hour, the […]

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  • Understanding coastal erosion on beaches: A guide for managers, policymakers, and citizens scientists

    Before taking any measures on management of wetlands, we need to understand the dynamic system, therefore in 2019, “Understanding coastal erosion on beaches: A guide for managers, policymakers, and citizens scientists” was published, which was written by David M. Kennedy from The University of Melbourne, Kathy Mcinnes from CSIRO, Daniel Ierodiaconou from Deakin University. The […]

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  • 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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