• World Migratory Bird Day Celebration, Philippines

    The Philippine government and conservation organizations identified and protect several wetlands with international importance (Haribon Foundation 1989; PAWB 1993). This resulted to the declaration of four Ramsar sites and two East Asian-Australasian Flyway site network. The wetlands in the Philippines had undergone significant changes over the past century. With a wide spread conversion of wetlands […]

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  • World Migratory Bird Day Celebration, 07 November 2018, Bangladesh

    An awareness campaign was held on the eve of World Migratory Bird Day 2018 on November 07 at Sonadia Island of Cox’s Bazar. The Chief Conservator of Forests Mr. Mohammad Safiul Alam Chowdhury was present as the Chief Guest of that awareness programme. The primary concern of the event was to aware local community of […]

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  • Visit to the Yeongheung Power Division of Korea South-East Power Co., Ltd. (KOEN) in Korea

    On Wednesday November 8th, 2018, the EAAFP Secretariat staffs visited the Yeongheung Power Division of Korea South-East Power Co., Ltd. (KOEN_Korean_한국남동발전) located in Yeongheung island, Incheon, Republic of Korea. The visit was arranged building on the MOU signed between the EAAFP Secretariat and KOEN on August 9, 2018. The two organizations agreed to cooperate with […]

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  • Workshop on the Design and Future Management of the Proposed Songdo Wetland Centre

    Over the past decades, some 45km2 of tidal-flat habitat around Incheon Metropolitan City have been reclaimed for the expansion of the city. In order to compensate for the loss of the tidal-flat associated with building the new Songdo district, the Incheon Free Economic Zone Authority (IFEZ) has initiated a waterbird habitat restoration project including the […]

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  • World Bird Migratory Day celebration in Malaysia, 20 – 21 October 2018

    PESTA SAYAP 2018 @ Kuala Selangor Nature Park, Malaysia The annual Pesta Sayap (or Festival of Wings) was first celebrated by MNS in Kuala Selangor Nature Park (KSNP) in 2004. This year’s festival was on October 20th & 21st, welcoming the birds to the Kuala Selangor District’s wetlands. With this years’ theme– Unifying our Voices […]

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  • 1st Gyeonganam Bird Festival in Upo Wetland in 2018 (2 – 4 November, RO Korea)

    The 1st Gyeongsangnam-do Bird Festival has been held from 2 to 4 Nov, around the Upo marsh in Changnyeong-gun, RO Korea.  This festival is hosted/organised by GREF (Gyeonsangnam-do Ramsar Environment Foundation) and Upo Ecotourism Council and sponsored by EAAFP. The purpose of the festival is to explore ways to vitalise ecotourism using important migratory birds’ […]

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  • Color flagging of Breeding Terns in Hong Kong (2018)

    Following the color flagging of Bridled Terns (Onychoprion anaethetus) in 2017 (https://eaaflyway.net/bridled-terns-onychoprion-anaethetus-ringed-in-hong-kong/), the Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department (AFCD) of the Hong Kong Government continued the flagging of terns in Hong Kong. The three species of breeding terns in Hong Kong, i.e. Bridled Tern, Black-naped Tern (Sterna sumatrana) and Roseate Tern (Sterna dougallii), were flagged […]

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  • 34th Singapore Bird Race

    Bringing people and nature together by bird watching and photography The 34th Singapore Bird Race is going to be held on 11 November 2018 in Sungei Buloh Wetland Reserves (Flyway Network Site, EAAF073). The bird race is organized by Nature Society (Singapore), in partnership with Sungei Buloh Wetland Reserves and Friends of Buloh. This bird […]

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  • EAAFP 2018 Knots Painting Competition

    EAAFP has held ‘2018 Knots Painting Competition’ from 28 Aug 2018.  However, we would like to announce that the application period of the competition has been extended until 3rd January 2019, For giving more chances for participants living in East Asian-Australasian Flyway countries. The winners will be chosen on 31st January.    More information: https://eaaflyway.net/activities/eaafp-campaigns/year-of-the-knots-2017-2018/           […]

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  • “International Workshop for Flyway Site Managers from the RO Korea”, Ulsan

    In order to promote EAAFP Flyway Site Network in RO Korea, with the support of the Ministry of Environment and Ulsan Metropolitan City, the EAAFP Secretariat organized the international workshop and training for flyway site managers in Ulsan from 11 to 12, October 2018. Around 100 participants from the sites, government, national institutions, NGOs and […]

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