• Rare migratory bird spotted in Olango Wildlife Sanctuary

    Posted on: December 13, 2013 Author: Jose Santino S. Bunachita Report by INQUIRER.net   Staffers of the Olango Island Wildlife Sanctuary (OIWS) in Lapu-Lapu City reported the presence in the area of a rare and endangered migratory bird. The bird, a black-faced spoonbill, was spotted last Nov. 26. In his report, OIWS assistant superintendent Reginaldo […]

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  • Savvy bar-tailed godwit equipped for climate challenge

    Posted on: December 14, 2013 Author: Jonathan Amos Report by BBC NEWS The bird world’s long-distance champion is probably savvy enough to cope with climate change, researchers believe. The bar-tailed godwit makes the biggest no-stop migration, flying 11,000km from Alaska to New Zealand every autumn. It relies on the right type of winds to make […]

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  • 인천 송도 갯벌 환경 나빠져 멸종위기 저어새 생존 위협

    인천 송도 갯벌의 환경오염이 세계적 멸종위기종인 저어새(사진)의 생존을 위협할 수 있다는 지적이 제기됐다. 인천환경운동연합은 29일 인천 연수구와 함께 연 ‘2013 송도 갯벌 저어새 큰잔치’에서 “송도 갯벌의 건강상태는 1~7등급으로 나눌 경우 ‘나쁜’에 해당하는 5~6등급”이라며 “저어새 보호를 위해 갯벌 상태를 면밀히 관리·감독해야 한다”고 밝혔다. 저어새는 세계에 2000마리 정도만 남아 있는 것으로 확인된 국제적 희귀종이다. 한국에서 번식한 후 겨울에는 중국 […]

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  • “청소년, 저어새 나는 인천을 꿈꾸며”… 중·고생 활동 결과 발표ㆍ전문가 멘토링

    아주경제 박흥서 기자 =인하대(총장·박춘배) 경기씨그랜트센터(센터장‧우승범)는 인천환경운동연합, 환경과생명을지키는 인천교사모임, 연수구청과 공동으로 30일 오전 9시 30분 인천 연수구청에서 ‘청소년, 저어새 나는 인천을 꿈꾸며’란 주제로 ‘2013 청소년 갯벌-저어새 포럼’을 개최한다. 이번 행사는 인천지역에서 갯벌, 습지, 저어새에 관심을 가지고 활동하고 있는 중·고등학생 6개 팀(강화여중, 구산중, 연수고, 인천환경운동연합 청소년 동아리 녹색바람, 문학정보고, 채드윅국제학교)과 개인팀 1개 팀의 활동 결과 발표를 통해 […]

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  • Video of Mai Po Inner Deep Bay that has the high ecological value of habitat and migratory waterbirds

    Mai Po Inner Deep Bay listed EAAFP Flyway Network Site and Ramsar Site supports 400 species of waterbirds, mainly migratory waterbirds, as a stopover and wintering site. The one of the most characteristic species in Mai Po is Black-faced Spoonbill. The site supports almost 400 birds which is 15% of the world population of this […]

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  • Video of Seocheon Tidal Flat full of migratory waterbirds

    Seocheon Tidal Flat including Yubudo and Geum River Estuary has been designated as an EAAFP Flyway Network Site and a Ramsar Site to recognise the international importance of the site for many endangered species of migratory waterbirds such as Spoon-billed Sandpiper in the East Asian – Australasian Flyway. Yubudo supports 3% of the world population […]

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  • A hand-reared sandpiper travels 8,000km

    Report by Wildlifeextra.com November 2013; A rare hand-reared spoon-billed sandpiper has been spotted for the first time in the wild, more than 8,000km from where it was released in Russia. Twenty-five of the critically endangered birds have been raised over two years by an Anglo-Russia conservation team on the Russian tundra, before being released to […]

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  • The Importance of the Yellow Sea – Few mudflats are more important!

    Author: Todd Peterson Report by BirdNote The Importance of the Yellow Sea to Migrating Shorebirds Featuring Nils Warnock, Ph.D. Interview by Todd Peterson. DOWNLOAD This is BirdNote. For shorebirds, like Bar-tailed Godwits, Black-bellied Plovers and Dunlin, mud matters. Few mudflats in the world are more important than those of the Yellow Sea along the coast […]

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  • Migratory Waterbird Sighting Record Format Template

    Sample Caption © Photographer Name Observer’s Name/Organization: text goes here Sighting Date: text goes here Sighting Location: text goes here Sighted Bird Species (list all species, if multiple species were sighted): text goes here Details of the sighting (*include information regarding any observed flags and bands on the sighted bird): text goes here

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  • Will Vertical Turbines Make More of the Wind?

    Posted on: April 8, 2013 Author: Kevin Bullis Report by MIT Technology Review   A Caltech researcher thinks arrays of tiny wind turbines could produce cheaper power than big ones. The remote Alaskan village of Igiugig—home to about 50 people—will be the first to demonstrate a new approach to wind power that could boost power […]

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