• Welcome to the Birds Festival Event – 2019 International Site Manager Seminar and Seocheon Bird Fair

    From 22nd November to 23rd November 2019, International Site Manager Seminar was held at Birds Ecology Exhibition Hall in Seocheon County, Ro Korea. This event was organized by Seocheon County and Korean Eco-Tourism Society with an aim to encourage effective site management and ecotourism through sharing birdwatching eco-tour information from overseas and local cases.  Approximately 25 participants, […]

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  • Seocheon Tidal Flat International Workshop on Monitoring for Migratory Waterbirds, ROK

    For the scientific approach to the conservation of migratory waterbirds, survey methodology for monitoring and capacity building for the surveyors are essential factors to make the scientific information credible and integrated. On the 31st of October, a workshop was held in Seocheon, Republic of Korea, to discuss the monitoring strategy and protocols on migratory waterbirds […]

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  • Shorebird survey in the Eastern Coast of North Aceh, Indonesia

    Indonesia’s first ever Spoon-billed Sandpiper (SBS) was reported on the 3 November 2018 in a fishpond area along the north Aceh Coast. This record is important because it’s prove that some of the Spoonies may winter along the coast of Sumatera. The Eastern Coast of Sumatera is not only interesting for Spoon-billed Sandpiper but also […]

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  • Today Bird, Tomorrow Humans – The Black-faced Spoonbill International Symposium in Kirarahama

    The Black-faced Spoonbill International Symposium in Kirarahama was held on 23-24 November 2019, in conjunction with the open ceremony of the Japan Black-faced Spoonbill Conservation and Rehabilitation Center in Kirarahama Nature Observation Park. The symposium was organised by NPO Wild Bird Yamaguchi, co-organised by Japan BFS Network and supported by Kannogawa Estuary and Tidal flat […]

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  • 2019 EAAFP Year-End Reception

    On 28th November, the EAAFP Secretariat organized a year-end appreciation event to share the achievements made in 2019 and present the forward-looking direction for next year with a wide range of supporters. Approximately 100 people from the government of Korea, diplomatic community, corporates, international organizations, universities and civil society organizations gathered at Holiday Inn, Incheon, […]

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  • Migratory waterbirds link Incheon and Hong Kong to become Flyway Sister sites

    On 27th November, 2019, Government from Incheon Metropolitan City, Republic of Korea (Ro Korea) and Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, People’s Republic of China, signed a Memorandum of Understanding to link Songdo Tidal Flat (EAAF 145) and Mai Po – Inner Deep Bay (EAAF 003) under the EAAFP Sister Site Programme (link). This will help […]

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  • The International Workshop on Swans Conservation was held in China

    The International Workshop on Swans Conservation was held on 22-23 November in Rongcheng, China. It was organized by Rongcheng Municipal government, and co-organized by EAAFP Secretariat Science Unit, China Wildlife Conservation Association, and China National Bird Banding Centre. Around 150 people participated in the workshop, including representatives from governments, site managers in China, and experts […]

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  • Indonesian government declared Cemara Coast as Essential Ecosystem Area (KEE)

    The Cemara Coast (Jambi, Indonesia) has been declared by the Indonesian Government as a conservation area under the status of Essential Ecosystem Area (KEE), under the jurisdiction of local government of Jambi Province. The Cemara Coast is critically important for most of the East Asian Australasian Flyway (EAAF) species, including the Endangered Far Eastern Curlew, […]

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  • 2020 International Black-faced Spoonbill Census

    The International Black-faced Spoonbill Census called and coordinated by the EAAFP Black-faced Spoonbill Working Group (convened by Hong Kong Bird Watching Society) has proven to be an effective way to survey the abundance and distribution of this globally endangered species. The results provide not only the current number of this species, but also comparable figures […]

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  • 3rd Meeting of the Trilateral Yellow Sea Working Group held in Shinan, Ro Korea

    The 3rd Meeting of the Working Group on the Conservation of the Yellow Sea Intertidal and Associated Coastal Wetlands was held in Shinan, the Republic of Korea on 11th November, 2019 under the leadership and host of Ministry of Oceans and Fisheries Korea and Shinan County. Facilitated by IUCN, EAAFP and RRC-EA acting as secretariat […]

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