• 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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  • A guide for farmers and crane to live together harmoniously by International Crane Foundation is now available

    Landscapes and regions important to cranes worldwide also are areas important to agriculture production. Cranes have had a close relationship with arable and pastoral agriculture that goes back hundreds and thousands of years. However, rapid changes in agriculture over the last 100 years have become a key threat and an opportunity to the world’s cranes. […]

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  • Conservation of wetlands and migratory waterbirds in the DPR Korea

    During a side event at Ramsar COP13 on the implementation of the Ramsar Convention in the DPR Korea, the representative from the DPRK, Mrs. Ri Kyong Sim (Ministry of Land and Environment Protection) gave a presentation on  the wetlands in the country and the actions being taken to conserve them [Eng presentation, Korean presentation]. Mrs. […]

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  • Wetland Inventory for DPR Korea

                           The Democratic People’s Republic of Korea released the second edition of their ‘Wetland Inventory for DPR Korea” at a side-event on 24 October during the 13th Conference of Parties to the Ramsar Convention which is being held in Dubai (United Arab Emirates). The inventory is based […]

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  • A board game for the EAAF!

    What are the dangers faced by migratory birds on migration? How can invasive plants affect the homes of migratory birds? What kinds of threats can our skyscrapers pose to migrating birds? A new board game conceptualised by the BirdLife International (Asia) Secretariat and its Singapore and Malaysian partners, the Nature Society (Singapore) and the Malaysian […]

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  • EAAFP at Ramsar COP13 (Side events we and our Partners are organizing)

    Ramsar COP13, 21 October 2018 – 29 October 2018, Dubai     Sunday, 21 October Meeting of Ramsar Regional initiatives Lead Organizations: EAAFP, RRC-EA, IBRRI Time: 18:00 – 20:00 Room: 1   Monday, 22 October World Wetland Network pre-meeting Time: 09:00 – 12:00 Venue: Admiral Plaza Hotel   Tuesday, 23 October (#12) Transboundary cooperation on […]

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