• EAAFP Flyway Network and Ramsar site wetland at risk in Australia

    BirdLife Australia A development proposal that could destroy part of the Moreton Bay EAAFP Flyway Network Site [EAAF103] and a Ramsar Site in Australia has, alarmingly, advanced to the next stage in the approvals process, despite international commitments by the Australian government to wetland protection and migratory waterbird conservation. Moreton Bay is an internationally significant […]

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  • North-West Australia Wader and Tern Expedition 2018

    The Australasian Wader Studies Group (a special interest group of BirdLife Australia) has organized a series of special expeditions over the years in order to undertake comprehensive long-term studies of the waders and terns in North-West Australia. The next expedition will take place from Monday 12th February to Tuesday 6th March 2018. For more information, […]

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  • Opinion piece: Green Korea Incheon: More reclamation? No to the Yeongjong District 2 development plan!

    Read in Korean: Joohee Park, Secretary General of Green Korea Incheon Yeongjong-do, the island where Incheon airport is located, is a place where I have seen thousands of shorebirds. The Yeongjong-do Mudflats act as an important resting place for migratory shorebirds during their long and tiring journeys between breeding sites and non-breeding sites. The Yeongjong-do […]

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  • News from the Field: 38 eggs!

    29 June 2017 Rebecca Lee, Saving the Spoon-billed Sandpiper On 24 June, the final clutch of eggs was collected from the plain at the foot of the moraine hills close to the village, making a total of 38 eggs collected. This is amazing because at one point earlier in the season when the floods were […]

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  • Major new assessment of waterbirds in the Yangtze

    01 March 2017 Richard Hearn, WWT A major new report on the 4th coordinated waterbird census of the Central and Lower Yangtze floodplain has been published. The census was undertaken in January 2015 by a network of observers, developed and coordinated by the State Forestry Administration, WWF China and the East Asian – Australasian Flyway Partnership’s (EAAFP) China National Committee Secretariat, supported […]

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  • Three more spoonies have been tagged to track migration south to the Yellow Sea

    24 June 2017 Nigel Clark, Saving Spoon-billed Sandpiper With funding from the Mohamed bin Zayed Conservation Fund, Nigel Clark has gone to the Spoonie breeding grounds to fit satellite tags to three breeding birds in the hope that we can learn where they stop on their migration south to the Yellow Sea. For more information on how […]

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  • Participation in the Flyway-wide activities

    EAAFP Secretariat Thank you very much for joining the World Migratory Bird Day (WMBD) celebration on May 10th. The EAAFP Secretariat has just set up a report page where twenty WMBD events in the East Asian-Australasian Flyway are put together. Thanks to these activities, thousands of people had the chance to come to know about […]

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  • Deakin University: New study shows climate change impacting shorebird migration

    Press Release Deakin University A new Deakin University study has found that climate change is causing some long-distance migratory birds to change their centuries-old ways as they fly between Australia and their breeding grounds in the Arctic. Dr Meijuan Zhao from Deakin University’s School of Life and Environmental Sciences teamed up with volunteers from the […]

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  • World Migratory Bird Day 2017 – North Sumatera

    Event name: World Migratory Bird Day – North Sumatera Organizer: This event was organized by Birding Sumatera and Biology Study Club of North Sumatera University.   Time and Location: This event was held on 25 May 2017. The location of this event in Kafe Potret (Jl. KH Wahid Hasyim No. 90), Medan City, North Sumatera Province, […]

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  • World Migratory Bird Day 2017 – Vietnam

    Event Name: World Migratory Bird Day 2017 – Vietnam Summary: The celebration of World Migratory Bird (10 May 2017) was organized in conjunction with the International Biological Diversity Day (22 May 2017) at Ha Long city, Quang Ninh, Viet Nam. This event is one of the clusters of events which are designed and held under the cooperation […]

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