• 2017 Khurkh Bird Ringing Station report

    The Khurkh Bird Ringing Station report for 2017 is now available. Khurkh-Khuiten Valley [EAAF074] is an important site for migratory birds and a part of the EAAFP Flyway Site Network. If you’re interested in volunteering, please enquire to batmunkh@wscc.org.mn or info@wscc.org.mn before March 1st. . 2017 Khurkh Bird Ringing Station Report  

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  • Artwork submitted by Shion Kinjo (8 years old) for the EAAFP Knots Drawing Competition

    A Change for World Migratory Bird Day

    EAAFP Secretariat World Migratory Bird Day (WMBD) was initiated in 2006 by the Secretariat of the Agreement on the Conservation of African-Eurasian Migratory Waterbirds (UNEP-AEWA) in collaboration with the Secretariat of the Convention on the Conservation of Migratory Species of Wild Animals (CMS) as an annual awareness-raising campaign aimed at people living in all the […]

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  • 2017 Alaska Shorebird Group meeting (ASG)

    Chris Harwood Chair, Alaska Shorebird Group The Alaska Shorebird Group (ASG) held its annual meeting on 6–7 December 2017 in Anchorage, Alaska.  The agenda included the following: updates on members’ attendance at recent national and international shorebird conferences elections to appoint new officers and members of the Executive Committee update on the status of the […]

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  • Conference Report: Richard Fuller at EcoTAS17

    Bruce McKinlay New Zealand Representative to the EAAFP EcoTAS is the joint meeting between the NZ Ecological Society and the Ecological Society of Australia.  It is held once every four years and EcoTAS 2017 was held in the Hunter Valley, just north of Sydney.  Approximately 500 delegates from as far afield as Cape Town and […]

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  • Welcome (back) Hyeseon !

    Spike Millington We are very happy to welcome Ms. Hyeseon Do as new EAAFP Program Officer, replacing Ms. Minseon Kim, who is studying for a Master’s degree at the University of Cambridge, UK. Ms. Do was selected from a very strong group of applicants for this position, reflecting the high profile of EAAFP as an […]

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  • FAO: Highly pathogenic H5 avian influenza in 2016 and 2017 – observations and future perspectives

    The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations released a 2017 November update on the highly pathogenic avian influenza virus. A link to the PDF is attached below. PDF :  Highly pathogenic H5 avian influenza in 2016 and 2017 – observations and future perspectives

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  • Knots Drawing Competition 2017

    The 2017 Knots Drawing Competition celebrates the life of Knots to raise awareness of Red Knots and Great Knots. The theme is “The Future of the Knots,” to inspire viewers about Knots and their life, their future with people, and call for conservation of the Knots. There were 94 entries in the competition and 15 […]

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  • Welcome, Yoon Kyung Lee, Fundraising Manager

    Spike Millington, Chief Executive of EAAFP The EAAFP Finance Committee established at MOP8 in Japan has been discussing how to increase and diversify funding sources to put EAAFP on a more stable and sustainable footing, notably for the functioning of the Secretariat. At MOP9 in Singapore earlier this year, Partners agreed to the recruitment of […]

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  • EAAFP at CMS COP12: Their Future is Our Future

    Clinton Poletti, Content Manager The Convention on the Conservation of Migratory Species of Wild Animals, or more simply, the Convention on Migratory Species (CMS), is an international organization put together under the United Nations Environment Programme with the goal of conserving the terrestrial, marine, and avian migratory species throughout their range. As such, CMS and […]

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  • Farewell to Songdo

    Spike Millington recently finished his service as Chief Executive to Secretariat of EAAFP. The following is a note from him on his six years in the position. It was a cold February evening in 2012 when I first arrived in Incheon and took the bus over the impressive suspension bridge and into Songdo, in preparation […]

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