• Workshop to Develop a Long-term Strategy for Crane Conservation in the East Asian Flyway

    The workshop, held at Beijing Forestry University from 20-22 October 2019, was jointly organized by the East Asian – Australasian Flyway Secretariat Science Unit and the International Crane Foundation (ICF), with a principal goal of drafting a ten-year Crane Strategy and Action Plan for the East Asian Flyway, comprising Russia, Mongolia, China, DPR Korea, Ro […]

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  • What did we learn from the bird community monitoring in the Chaun Delta, Chukotka, Russia

    There are very few field monitoring camps in North-East Asia where regular monitoring of breeding birds takes place. Almost none among them consider all groups of tundra breeding birds, as follows, waterbirds like cranes, shorebirds, and passerines;  none, but Chaun Delta camp. We started monitoring work at this site in 2011 and it for the […]

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  • 2019 Shinan International Symposium on Conservation Strategy for Migratory Birds and Their Habitats in the Yellow Sea

    On the 12th and 13th of November 2019, “Shinan International Symposium on Conservation Strategy for Migratory Birds and Their Habitats in the Yellow Sea” was held in Shinan, RO Korea, followed by 3rd Meeting of the Trilateral Yellow Sea Working Group on 11th Nov (click for more details), under the host of Shinan County, Ministry […]

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  • Farewell to Programme/Communication Assistant Alexandra Myakonkova

    Written by Alexandra Myakonkova On one fine summer day, I checked my university email and saw an internship opportunity from EAAFP! After checking the EAAFP website and seeing the purpose, objectives, information about the flyway, and migratory waterbirds, I started working on my internship application right away. It was always a goal of mine to […]

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  • Festival of Wings 2019

    It’s the time of year again, when the spotlight falls on the wetlands of Kuala Selangor, Malaysia, and its resident and migratory birds. On the 19th October 2019, Pesta Sayap (Festival of Wings) was part of the Karnival Kuala Selangor 2019 with a range of activities at the Dataran Melawati, Kuala Selangor town. Now in […]

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  • Winners of 2019 EAAFP Waterbirds Photo Contest Unveiled

    The results of the first-ever EAAFP Waterbirds Photo Contest is finally released. More than 1000 photo entries were submitted to four categories. Over 350 participants joined the contest. The Grand Prix Winner goes to a photo of a Bar-tailed Godwit, by Georgina Steytler from Australia. In order to raise awareness of the importance of conservation […]

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  • Updates of worldwide avian influenza situation by FAO/EMPRES-AH (Sept – Dec 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 OIE/FAO’s OFFLU (www.offlu.net) provide access to timely information on outbreaks, surveillance […]

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  • 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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