• “Flyways – connecting people and migratory waterbirds” The Tenth Meeting of Partners for The East Asian-Australasian Flyway Partnership, Hainan, 10 to 14 Dec, 2018

    Participants from over 20 countries are gathering for the 10th Meeting of Partners (MOP) to the East Asian-Australasian Flyway Partnership (EAAFP) in Changjiang City (Hainan, China) from 10th to 14th December. The purpose is to discuss the conservation of migratory waterbirds and their habitats along the East Asian-Australasian Flyway. During the opening ceremony, the EAAFP […]

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  • Strategic Planning for the Far Eastern Curlew

    The Far Eastern Curlew (Numenius madagascariensis) is one of the largest migratory shorebirds in the world. It has experienced one of the most acute declines of any Australian shorebird species: a 5.8 per cent annual rate of decline. If this trend persists, the global population will fall to 10 per cent of its 1993 abundance […]

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  • Australian National Wildlife Biosecurity Guidelines

    Good biosecurity helps to keep wildlife, people and domestic animals safe and healthy by minimising the impacts of disease on individual animals and wildlife populations. Everyone who works with, or interacts with, wildlife has a role to play in wildlife biosecurity. The Australian National Wildlife Biosecurity Guidelines acknowledge the wide range of circumstances under which […]

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  • 2018: a successful year for Baer’s Pochard breeding in China

    The population of Baer’s Pochard has rapidly declined in the past 20 years and assessment as Critically Endangered by IUCN. There has been no confirmed breeding of this endangered diving duck in its historical breeding area (northeast China and east Russia) since the 1990s. However, in recent years, new breeding sites have been discovered by […]

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  • Updates of worldwide avian influenza situation by FAO/EMPRES-AH

    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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  • Australian National Report to the three bilateral migratory bird agreements

    Australia has three bilateral migratory bird agreements with Japan (JAMBA), China (CAMBA) and the Republic of Korea (ROKAMBA). These agreements provide a basis for cooperation on activities for the conservation of migratory birds that move between each country. Species listed on the annexes to these agreements are a matter of National Environmental Significance under the […]

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  • Shooting remains as biggest threat to Dalmatian Pelican in Mongolia

    An incident about young Dalmatian pelican shot and injured recently in Khar Us Lake National Park, Mongolia, happened on 19 November alerted us about hunting remains as a threat. Dr. Nyambayar Batbayar, director, Wildlife Science and Conservation Center of Mongolia, recalled.  “Today I received an urgent phone call from Mr. Batmunkh Sanjaa, the director of […]

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  • Participation in Local Events 2018

    International Organisations and MICE Career Fair 2018 (9 Nov, Songdo Convensia, Incheon, RO Korea)           The 6th OECD World Forum (27-29 Nov, Songdo Convensia, Incheon, RO Korea)

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  • Vulnerability of food supplies for migratory shorebirds to altered flow in the southern Gulf of Carpentaria, Australia

    Migratory shorebirds are present in vast numbers along Australia’s Gulf of Carpentaria south-east coastline, especially from September to April. These shallow and productive tidal environments are important resting and feeding areas, as well as staging areas for birds that fly north or south. The threatened Great Knot and Far Eastern Curlew are among the many […]

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  • The National Workshop on Conservation of Migratory Birds and Their Habitat in Indonesia

    The National Workshop on Migrant Bird Conservation and Habitat in Indonesia held in Bogor – West Java, on November 27, 2018, where more than 30 peoples took part. They were representatives of the central government, local government, NGOs, researchers and birdwatchers. The workshop was organized by the Ministry of Environment and Forestry in collaboration with […]

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