• The champion of the flyway ‘Lime 07’ offers yet another surprise!

    Some say that the male Lime 07 is the champion of the EAA flyway, others named it Super Spoonie! We are delighted to share that Lime 07 is still alive and likely to breed again this year in our regular monitoring site at Meinypil’gyno, Chukotka, Russia. Here is a brief timeline of Lime 07, illustrating […]

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  • Study on nesting biology of the Scaly-sided Merganser (Mergus squamatus, Mergini, Anatidae) in Primorye, Russia

    New study of nesting biology of Scaly-sided Merganser (Mergus squamatus) by Diana V. Solovyeva, and S. L. Vartanyan. Abstract: The nesting biology of the Scaly-sided Merganser (Mergus squamatus) was investigated over 17 years (2001‒2017) both in artificial and natural nest sites in Primorye, Far East, Russia. Artificial nest sites of different constructions (boxes and tubes) […]

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

    FAO/EMPRES-AH is constantly monitoring the avian influenza situation worldwide and compiles 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 the OIE/FAO OFFLU (www.offlu.net) provide access to timely information on outbreaks, […]

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  • The EAAFP Secretariat visit to Janghang Wetland and Paju CCZ(DMZ) in RO Korea

    The EAAFP Secretariat visited Flyway Network Sites Janghang Wetland and Paju CCZ (DMZ) in RO Korea on 4th and 5th in June 2019.  Janghang wetland is the new Flyway Network Site of EAAFP (EAAF143), and Paju CCZ (DMZ) is the potential Flyway Network Site. Janghang Wetland is located in the Han River estuary at the trans-boundary […]

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  • An Ecological Survey around Yudo Island in Han River and the Importance of Protecting this Area

    The river Han is not only the largest and most important river of South Korea, but also – in its Westernmost course and estuary – forms the border to North Korea, where tensions often flare. With the more peaceful mood on the Korean Peninsula since 2018, also plans for the peaceful use and development of […]

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  • World Migratory Bird Day Event 2019 – Myanmar

    Event title: World Migratory Bird Day Event 2019 in Myanmar Organizer: Biodiversity And Nature Conservation Association (BANCA) Participants: About 130 participants from local communities including school students and teachers, Local Conservation Group, government officers Outcome: The participants gained knowledge about the plastic pollution that impact on not only migratory bird species and their habitats, but […]

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  • World Migratory Bird Day Event 2019 – Indonesia

    Bird Watching Activities for World Migratory Bird Day 2019 activity in Indonesia © Himpunan Mahasiswa Pecinta Unggas Event title: World Migratory Bird Day Event 2019 in Indonesia Organizer: Himpunan Mahasiswa Pecinta Unggas Participants: 150 participants University students, School students, teachers or parents, Researchers, scientist, birdwatchers and media Outcome: From the activities that we have planned, we hope that in […]

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  • World Migratory Bird Day Event 2019 – Cambodia

     Opening ceremony of World Migratory Bird Day in Cambodia © Department of Freshwater Wetland Conservation, Ministry of Environment Cambodia Event title: World Migratory Bird Day Event 2019 in Cambodia Organizer: Ministry of Environment Cambodia, Department of Freshwater Wetland Conservation of General Directorate of Administration for Nature Conservation and Protection, Ministry of Environment and Department of Environment Kep Province […]

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  • International Symposium on the Hwaseong Wetlands

    The International Symposium on the Hwaseong Wetlands took place on May 11-13 in Hwaseong City, Republic of Korea with the theme “Designing for Hope: Lives, Livelihoods, and the Hwaseong Wetlands”. The symposium was held in pursuit of discussing and developing plans and designs aimed at the wise and sustainable use of the Hwaseong Wetlands which […]

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  • Bird Survey in Rason in March 2019 – the first “Early Spring Tour Spectaculars”

    In March 2019 Nial Moores, Bernhard Seliger (Hanns Seidel Foundation, Korea office), Cheng Qian (UNESCAP) and Guo Jin, Han Yongxiang and Yang Ziyou (SBS in China, Shanghai) and members of the Hong Kong Bird Watching Society went to Rason to conduct a bird survey. The survey was conducted from March 15-19 and from March 21-26. […]

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