• Cheorwon Plain – Crane paradise in DMZ between DPR Korea and RO Korea

    The Cheorwon Plain in the northern part of the RO Korea is an important site for wintering birds, especially cranes and geese, and has been designated as one of the 12 Flyway Network Sites (FNS ) in the country. The Plain is dominated by rice fields fed by water from a number of reservoirs, and […]

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  • Farewell to Programme Consultant Minshil Lee

    Written by Minshil Lee First of all, during the Internship, I get hands-on experience learning various migratory waterbirds and their habitat – mudflat – through field trips to EAAFP sites, which were planned for all staff members, and events invited by local site managers. Birdwatching with birds-lovers and experts is one of the most memorable […]

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  • Asian Waterbird Census (AWC) 2019 in Merauke, Papua: more than just a counting

    Reported by: La Hisa (Merauke Wasur National Park) Asian Waterbird Census is an annual activity held every January in the Asian region. In Indonesia the implementation was coordinated by Wetlands International Indonesia together with the National Partnership for Migratory Bird and its Habitat Management, involving volunteers from government, NGOs, nature lover group, students, private sector […]

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  • EAAFP Small Grants Fund for Working Groups & Task Forces – Call for proposals

    Call for proposal was on 3 January. Applications close at 5pm (Seoul Time) on 3 February annually.  A follow-up application process may be available 6 months later should funds remain. Announcements of funding will be made by 3 March. NOTES FOR APPLICANTS Applications must be reviewed by the relevant EAAFP Working Group or Task Force […]

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  • The Paulson Institute joined the East Asian-Australasian Flyway Partnership

    On 10 December, 2018, the Paulson Institute (PI) became the 37th partner of the East Asian-Australasian Flyway Partnership (EAAFP) during the EAAFP 10th Meeting of Partners held in Changjiang, Hainan, China. Dr. Lew Young, Chief Executive, EAAFP welcomed the Paulson Institute as EAAFP’s newest partner, “Their efforts, including the Coastal Wetlands Blueprint Project, have made […]

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  • Birds of King Island invite you to come visit – and give us a hand…

    The 2019 Autumn Wings on King surveys will be happening again on the weekend 25th-28th April, 2019.  This weekend leads directly on from Easter and includes Anzac Day, so is a great opportunity for you to have a birding holiday on King Island. In particular we need experienced birders who are happy to lead small […]

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  • Incheon-Gyeonggi Task Force Annual Workshop

    On 10th January 2019, the Incheon-Gyeonggi Task Force of EAAFP organized its annual workshop in G-Tower boardroom, Songdo. A total of 58 participants including government representatives, local experts, NGOs and volunteer groups attended the meeting. Ten TF member organizations presented their work plans, addressed challenges, and shared various ideas toward the conservation of migratory birds and […]

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  • Farewell to Programme Assistant Hyeon Hee

    Written by Hyeon Hee Do It was a great honor for me to work at the EAAFP Secretariat for the last six months. During the internship period, I got lots of valuable lessons from outstanding staff in the Secretariat and especially from my supervisor like professional communication skill. Among them, the most valuable learnings are: […]

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  • Joint step taken by both Bengals on shorebird conservation and research

    A newly formed non-profit organization named Birdwatchers Society of West Bengal organized a workshop on coastal waterbird survey and mapping methods that was held on 5 and 6 January 2019. The Birdwatchers’ Society’s objective is to propagate interest in birdwatching through a method which can help in learning about birds and in its conservation, also […]

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  • Celebration of new EAAFP Flyway Network Sites in Myanmar

    Union of Myanmar became as member of EAAFP since 27th July 2014. After that, Moeyungyi Wildlife Sanctuary, Indawgyi Wildlife Sanctuary and Gulf of Mottama were designated as Flyway Network Siites respectively. In 2018, two new sites (Nanthar Island and Mayyu Estuaries and Meinmahla Kyun Wildlife Sanctuary) are designated as Flyway Network Sites. Nanthar Island is […]

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