• World Wetlands Day 2019

    Tackling Climate Change through Conservation of Migratory Waterbird and their Wetland Habitats The conservation of key wetlands for migratory waterbirds, such as by designation as ‘Ramsar Sites’ [link] under the Ramsar Convention on Wetlands or as ‘Flyway Network Sites’ [link] under the East Asian – Australasian Flyway Partnership, can play an important role in climate […]

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  • Study focuses on the international agreements for conserving migratory shorebirds in the EAAF

    International collaboration and cooperation are the common mantra for advancing the conservation of migratory shorebirds, and all additional migratory waterbirds, in the EAAF. Those international efforts are oftentimes materialised through agreements. Hence, improving our understanding of the system of those instruments is fundamental to advance our conservation agenda in the flyway, as they represent key […]

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  • Scaly-sided Merganser 3rd Task Force Workshop, December 5, 2018, Hunan, China

    Sixteen delegates from EAAFP Secretariat, People’s Republic of China, Republic of Korea, Russian Federation were attending the 3rd Workshop with eleven Task Force members among them. New member from Russia, Stepan Kirillin, Director of Anyuiskiy National Park in Khabarovsk, was nominated. The workshop provided up-date to the list of Task Force members and consultants. Agenda […]

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  • Cheorwon Plain – Crane paradise in DMZ between DPR Korea and RO Korea

    The Cheorwon Plain in the northern part of the RO Korea is an important site for wintering birds, especially cranes and geese, and has been designated as one of the 12 Flyway Network Sites (FNS ) in the country. The Plain is dominated by rice fields fed by water from a number of reservoirs, and […]

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  • Farewell to Programme Consultant Minshil Lee

    Written by Minshil Lee First of all, during the Internship, I get hands-on experience learning various migratory waterbirds and their habitat – mudflat – through field trips to EAAFP sites, which were planned for all staff members, and events invited by local site managers. Birdwatching with birds-lovers and experts is one of the most memorable […]

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  • Asian Waterbird Census (AWC) 2019 in Merauke, Papua: more than just a counting

    Reported by: La Hisa (Merauke Wasur National Park) Asian Waterbird Census is an annual activity held every January in the Asian region. In Indonesia the implementation was coordinated by Wetlands International Indonesia together with the National Partnership for Migratory Bird and its Habitat Management, involving volunteers from government, NGOs, nature lover group, students, private sector […]

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  • EAAFP Small Grants Fund for Working Groups & Task Forces – Call for proposals

    Call for proposal was on 3 January. Applications close at 5pm (Seoul Time) on 3 February annually.  A follow-up application process may be available 6 months later should funds remain. Announcements of funding will be made by 3 March. NOTES FOR APPLICANTS Applications must be reviewed by the relevant EAAFP Working Group or Task Force […]

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  • The Paulson Institute joined the East Asian-Australasian Flyway Partnership

    On 10 December, 2018, the Paulson Institute (PI) became the 37th partner of the East Asian-Australasian Flyway Partnership (EAAFP) during the EAAFP 10th Meeting of Partners held in Changjiang, Hainan, China. Dr. Lew Young, Chief Executive, EAAFP welcomed the Paulson Institute as EAAFP’s newest partner, “Their efforts, including the Coastal Wetlands Blueprint Project, have made […]

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  • Birds of King Island invite you to come visit – and give us a hand…

    The 2019 Autumn Wings on King surveys will be happening again on the weekend 25th-28th April, 2019.  This weekend leads directly on from Easter and includes Anzac Day, so is a great opportunity for you to have a birding holiday on King Island. In particular we need experienced birders who are happy to lead small […]

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  • Incheon-Gyeonggi Task Force Annual Workshop

    On 10th January 2019, the Incheon-Gyeonggi Task Force of EAAFP organized its annual workshop in G-Tower boardroom, Songdo. A total of 58 participants including government representatives, local experts, NGOs and volunteer groups attended the meeting. Ten TF member organizations presented their work plans, addressed challenges, and shared various ideas toward the conservation of migratory birds and […]

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