• Bako Buntal Bay–East Asian-Australasian Flyway Network Site Dossier

    Sarawak Forestry Bako Buntal Bay [EAAF112] as covered by this document is located on the coasts of Sarawak, East Malaysia. The Bay represents tidal influenced coastal habitats which stretches from the tip of Santubong peninsula to the mouth of Sadong River. Bako Buntal Bay remained quite significant a part of Sarawak’s coastline due to large […]

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  • Spoon-billed Sandpiper Task Force: News Bulletin No.18, March 2018

    The 18th Spoon-billed Sandpiper Task Force (SBS TF) News Bulletin is now available here. The contents are as below. To read previous news bulletins and find out more about Spoon-billed Sandpiper, please visit our SBS TF page. Contents Foreword from the Editor Guest Editorial: Zhang Xinsheng, the President of the IUCN The New Wildlife Law in China protecting […]

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  • Hong Kong: The Place Where Wetlands and the City Live Together

    EAAFP Secretariat Shinhye Han, Intern At the 2017 Black-faced Spoonbill International Workshop held last November, Incheon and Hong Kong had the opportunity to collaborate by sharing their policies in order to improve the conservation of Black-faced Spoonbills and their habitats. In an effort to strengthen the relationship, a group of conservationists from Incheon, including Black-faced […]

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  • The Flyway’s CEPA Strategy and Action Plan

    CEPA Working Group Some of you who have worked closely over many years with the flyway will know that a first CEPA Strategy was adopted in 2012. During 2017 this was replaced with a CEPA Strategy and Action Plan. What’s new about this document? A first obvious difference – it’s much longer since we have […]

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  • Asian Waterbird Census with the Pulau Ketam Community

    By Mr Woo Chee Yoong, Wildlife RA of the Malaysian Nature Society On the 15th until 19th of January, 2018, I was given the opportunity to engage the Pulau Ketam community in the Asian Waterbird Census (AWC) activity. The first task was to survey about the island community’s knowledge and interests in waterbirds. The second […]

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  • New initiative in the ASEAN, the heart of the EAAF

    How Choon Beng, Sungei Buloh Wetland Reserve   The ASEAN region lies at the heart of the East – Asian Australasian Flyway and the cooperation of the member states is critical for the conservation of wetlands and migratory waterbirds. The ASEAN Working Group on Nature Conservation and Biodiversity has endorsed the establishment of an ASEAN […]

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  • WORLD CURLEW DAY – APRIL 21

    There are eight species of curlew worldwide and two are assumed extinct. The Eskimo and the Slender-Billed have not been seen for decades. Out of the remaining six species, three – the Eurasian, the Bristle-thighed and the Far Eastern – are at risk of extinction according to the IUCN Red list of Threatened Species. It […]

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  • Asian Waterbird Census (AWC) with the Kampung Sungai Serdang Communities

    Ms Nabilah Binti Jamaludin Community Research Assistant of Malaysian Nature Society (MNS) I had the opportunity to introduce bird watching activity to the  Kampung Sungai Serdang community. At the same, I got to learn from two bird experts about migratory waterbirds. This activity was held in conjunction with the Asian Waterbird Census (AWC), which is […]

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  • EAAFP Secretariat Welcomes New Chief Executive

    Mr. Peter J. Probasco, Chair East Asian – Australasian Flyway Partnership (EAAFP) The recruitment of the new EAAFP Chief Executive resulted in a very competitive process and set of high-level applicants. Following a series of interviews, we are pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Lew Young as the new Chief Executive effective on 26 […]

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  • Featured Site: Yonago Mizutori Koen [EAAF060]

    Mr. Kamiya majored in the ecology of brackish water in Shimane University, and has devoted himself to the management of the Yonago Mizutori Koen (Yonago Waterbird Sanctuary) since its establishment in 1995. He is the national coordinator for the EAAFP Anatidae Network for Japan, facilitating the communication and cooperation among the scientists and conservationists in […]

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