• A National Workshop for Flyway Network Site Managers Held in Japan

    From 30 to 31 October 2019, at the Lake Utonai Wildlife Conservation Center in Tomakomai, Hokkaido, a workshop for EAAFP Flyway Network Site (FNS) managers in Hokkaido area was held by the Ministry of the Environment (MoE) in cooperation with Tomakomai City. Total 24 participants from local government, visitor center, and stakeholders for the FNS […]

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  • EAAFP engagement at CMS COP13 with the theme of “Migratory species connect the planet and together we welcome them home”

    Convention on the Conservation of Migratory Species of Wild Animals (CMS) is one of EAAFP’s intergovernmental organization Partners and has been collaborating with EAAFP closely since the early stage when EAAFP was established. EAAFP has worked with CMS on promoting World Migratory Bird Day and developing the Species Action Plans for Black-faced Spoonbill, Spoon-billed Sandpiper, […]

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  • Thompson Beach attracts international birders – Friends of Adelaide International Bird Sanctuary (FAIBS) Event at Thompson Beach

    On Sunday, 15th March, FAIBS enjoyed welcoming two ‘migratory humans’ to their bird viewing event at Thompson Beach in Australia. Richard and Frances Castle, from North Staffordshire, England, are having holiday in Australia and visiting internationally recognized birding places such as Thompson Beach as they travel around. Richard is a qualified bird bander with world-wide […]

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  • Farewell to External Relations Assistant, Elaine Wong

    In the words of Ms. Elaine Wong “I have always wanted to work under an international and multicultural environment as it allows me to broaden my horizon through exploring new cultures and meeting new people. I am glad that I was given the chance by EAAFP to start my international career as an External Relations […]

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  • Call for EAAFP WMBD 2020 Small Grant application (events in May)

    World Migratory Bird Day (WMBD) was initiated in 2006 as an annual awareness-raising campaign aimed at people living in all the major flyways that highlights the ecological importance of migratory birds and calls for their global conservation through international cooperation. It was established by the Secretariat of the Agreement on the Conservation of African-Eurasian Migratory Waterbirds (UNEP-AEWA) in […]

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  • AWSG North-west Australia Satellite Tracking Project 2020 – Update #1

    The Australasian Wader Studies Group (AWSG) has been using satellite transmitters for tracking the migration of shorebirds visiting North West Australia since 2013. It is exciting to track birds with satellite transmitters because up-to-date location data is received as the bird flies or rests after migration. This occurs almost in real time or at a […]

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  • First record of Hooded Cranes in the Philippines

    On 25th February 2020, a group of 7 Hooded Cranes Grus monacha were found on the island of Siargao, just north of Mindanao, representing the first record for the Philippines. The birds were first spotted by Greg Laude (resident birdwatcher and author of the website www.wildsiargao.com). He spotted the flock of cranes in flight while […]

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  • Land purchased to give safe wintering shelter for Spoon-billed Sandpiper in Thailand

    The Bird Conservation Society of Thailand (BCST)  aims to establish Pak Thale as a sustainable wintering ground for Spoon-billed Sandpiper and other globally threatened shorebirds, as well as an educational site on birds and biodiversity, while improving the livelihood of local people. Now 8 hectares of land was purchased in Pak Thale to ensure the […]

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  • Run to welcome the Sarus Crane back to Anlung Pring Protected Landscape, the First FNS in Cambodia

    On 13th February 2020, students from a village near Anlung Pring Protected Landscape (AP) run for raising awareness to villagers about Sarus Crane and its conservation as well as for welcoming the Sarus Crane back to its non-breeding ground in Anlung Pring Protected Landscape (AP). Covering an area of 217 ha, AP is located in […]

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  • IBRRI visited Ang Trapeang Thmor Protected Landscape

    On 28th February 2020, participants of the 3rd annual meeting of Indo-Burma Ramsar Regional Initiative (IBRRI) including Doug Watkins, Chief Executive of EAAFP visited Ang Trapeang Thmor Protected Landscape (ATT). Covering over 12,650 hectares, ATT is an internationally significant wetland located in Poy Char Commune of Phnom Srok District, Banteay Meanchey Province. It is about […]

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