• A Briefing on Environment Conservation and Cooperation on the Korean Peninsula

    The Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) has been active in promoting environmental and nature conservation in recent years since joining Ramsar Convention of Wetlands, and becoming a national Partner of EAAFP in 2018. On May 17th2019, the East Asian – Australasian Flyway Partnership (EAAFP), Ramsar Regional Centre – East Asia (RRC-EA) and Hanns Seidel […]

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  • Migratory Bird Exhibit Unveiled at Campbell Creek Science Center in Alaska

    The United States Bureau of Land Management-Campbell Creek Science Center (CCSC) concluded a Bird Month celebration with The AK Flyway Grand Opening event on 7 June.  The event featured the unveiling of multiple exhibits highlighting the connectivity of Alaska’s migratory birds to the world. It also included a scavenger hunt, bird walks, children activities, eBird […]

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  • Cambodia established the first Flyway Network Site – Anlung Pring Protected Landscape

    On 7th May 2019, the Anlung Pring Protected Landscape (EAAF144) in Cambodia became the newest Flyway Network Site under the East Asian-Australasian Flyway Partnership (EAAFP). The Anlung Pring Protected Landscape is located in the seasonal floodplains of the Lower Mekong within the Kampong Trach District in Kampot Province. Anlung Pring is also classified as Protected […]

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  • Spoon-billed Sandpiper Teaching Kit available for free download

    The Hong Kong Bird Watching Society (HKBWS) and Wild Bird Society of Japan (WBSJ) jointly published the Spoon-billed Sandpiper Teaching Kit. This kit is designed for teachers and education leaders to provide information about wetlands and the Critically Endangered Spoon-billed Sandpiper for lesson planning. The kit includes the general knowledge of wetlands, an illustrated story […]

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  • The champion of the flyway ‘Lime 07’ offers yet another surprise!

    Some say that the male Lime 07 is the champion of the EAA flyway, others named it Super Spoonie! We are delighted to share that Lime 07 is still alive and likely to breed again this year in our regular monitoring site at Meinypil’gyno, Chukotka, Russia. Here is a brief timeline of Lime 07, illustrating […]

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  • Study on nesting biology of the Scaly-sided Merganser (Mergus squamatus, Mergini, Anatidae) in Primorye, Russia

    New study of nesting biology of Scaly-sided Merganser (Mergus squamatus) by Diana V. Solovyeva, and S. L. Vartanyan. Abstract: The nesting biology of the Scaly-sided Merganser (Mergus squamatus) was investigated over 17 years (2001‒2017) both in artificial and natural nest sites in Primorye, Far East, Russia. Artificial nest sites of different constructions (boxes and tubes) […]

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  • Updates of worldwide avian influenza situation by FAO/EMPRES-AH (Mar – Jun 2019)

    FAO/EMPRES-AH is constantly monitoring the avian influenza situation worldwide and compiles information from multiple national and international sources as well as peer-reviewed scientific articles. Close collaboration with country and regional offices, the implementation of avian influenza field surveillance projects and networks of expertise like the OIE/FAO OFFLU (www.offlu.net) provide access to timely information on outbreaks, […]

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  • The EAAFP Secretariat visit to Janghang Wetland and Paju CCZ(DMZ) in RO Korea

    The EAAFP Secretariat visited Flyway Network Sites Janghang Wetland and Paju CCZ (DMZ) in RO Korea on 4th and 5th in June 2019.  Janghang wetland is the new Flyway Network Site of EAAFP (EAAF143), and Paju CCZ (DMZ) is the potential Flyway Network Site. Janghang Wetland is located in the Han River estuary at the trans-boundary […]

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  • An Ecological Survey around Yudo Island in Han River and the Importance of Protecting this Area

    The river Han is not only the largest and most important river of South Korea, but also – in its Westernmost course and estuary – forms the border to North Korea, where tensions often flare. With the more peaceful mood on the Korean Peninsula since 2018, also plans for the peaceful use and development of […]

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  • World Migratory Bird Day Event 2019 – Myanmar

    Event title: World Migratory Bird Day Event 2019 in Myanmar Organizer: Biodiversity And Nature Conservation Association (BANCA) Participants: About 130 participants from local communities including school students and teachers, Local Conservation Group, government officers Outcome: The participants gained knowledge about the plastic pollution that impact on not only migratory bird species and their habitats, but […]

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