• Team SPOON 5th anniversary project “SPOON BFS election 2020”

    Team SPOON aims to connect between people and black-faced spoonbills, people and nature, and people themselves. Black-faced Spoonbills(BFSs)  are endangered migratory birds that fly around East Asia. Established in Tokyo in 2015, Team SPOON created rings that have same colors and patterns with spoonbills’ foot rings, and has introduced the rings to people in Japan […]

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  • “Year of the Cranes” story series #1 – First recorded wintering Siberian Cranes in Guangdong, China

    On 9 December 2019, a flock of Siberian Cranes (8 adults, 1 juvenile) was found at the rice paddy and lotus ponds on the island of Shazaichang, Sansha Town, Xinhui District of Jiangmen City, west of the Pearl River Delta, Guangdong Province, China. This is the first time Siberian Crane is recorded in Guangdong Province. […]

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  • Call for 2020 Application to the Asian Waterbird Conservation Fund (AWCF)

    The AWCF was established by WWF-Hong Kong in July 2005 to provide financial support for projects at sites of importance for migratory waterbirds (including seabirds) in Asia of the East Asian – Australasian Flyway (EAAF). In late 2019, the AWCF was reformed and two new grants, the WWF Dr Lew Young Grant and the Asian […]

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  • EAAFP Partners engagement at CMS COP13

    In a week’s time, the 13th Meeting of Conference of the Parties to the Convention on the Conservation of Migratory Sepcies of Wild Animals (CMS COP 13) will be kick-started between 15 and 22 February, 2020 in Gandhinagar, India. As the environmental treaty under United Nations, CMS provides a global platform for the conservation and […]

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  • Black-faced Spoonbill bridging two EAAFP sister sites

    On 31st of January, 2020, the Environment  Bureau of the Government of the Incheon Metropolitan City of Republic of Korea and EAAFP Secretariat signed a Memorandum of Understanding to achieve the conservation of Black-faced Spoonbill and migratory waterbirds in Incheon and support the sister site arrangement between Incheon Metropolitan City of the Republic of Korea […]

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  • Myanmar designated Inlay Lake Wildlife Sanctuary as Flyway Network Site in celebration of the World Wetlands Day

    On 2nd February, 2020, the government of the Republic of the Union Myanmar announced the designation of Inlay Lake Wildlife Sanctuary as EAAFP Flyway Network Site (EAAF 147) in celebration of the World Wetlands Day. This marks the 6th EAAFP Flyway Networks Site for Myanmar. “On this World Wetlands Day, Ministry of Natural Resources and […]

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  • World Wetlands Day 2020 – Wetland Biodiversity Matters

    Each year on 2nd February, people around the world celebrate World Wetlands Day, to mark the adoption of the Convention on Wetlands of International Importance (Ramsar Convention) in Ramsar, Iran, on 2 February 1971. It is a day to raise global awareness about the vital role of wetlands and the biodiversity they support. This year, […]

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  • Work and achievements of EAAFP Partners and Secretariat in 2019

    A lot of things had been carried out and happened in 2019. Here is a quick summary about what EAAFP Partners and Secretariat had done and achieved in 2019.   10th Anniversary of Secretariat Hosting / New MOU EAAFP celebrated the 10th Anniversary of Government of Korea hosting the EAAFP Secretariat and signing the New […]

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  • 1st Asian BirdLife Festival and Nature Expo 2020, Thailand

    The “1st Asian BirdLife Festival and Nature Expo 2020” was held during 18-19 January 2020 in Thailand with 35 local and 9 international partners participated in the event.   Bird Conservation Society of Thailand (BCST) in collaboration with the National Science Museum (NSM) and Toyota held the “1st Asian BirdLife Festival and Nature Expo 2020” […]

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  • Giving a home to Endangered Scaly-sided Merganser

    The Scaly-sided Merganser Mergus squamatus has a very small population which is undergoing a continuing and rapid decline as a result of illegal hunting, driving in the fishing nets and logging. It is listed as Endangered under the IUCN Red List of threatened species and is endemic to the East Asian-Australasian Flyway. Deforestation in the breeding […]

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