• Malaysia Celebrates New Designation of Bako Buntal Bay to Flyway Site Network of EAAFP

    Malaysia joined to East Asian-Australasian Flyway Partnership (EAAFP) on November 2012 and nominated Bako Buntal Bay as an EAAFP Flyway Network Site on 15th May 2013. On 23rd August 2013, the Chief Executive of EAAFP, Mr Spike Millington officially presented the network site certificate to Sarawak Chief Minister, Pehin Sri Hj Abdul Taib Mahmud during […]

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  • Japan Designates Arao-higata as an EAAFP Flyway Network Site

    Arao-higata was added to the EAAFP Flyway Site Network (FSN) on 30th June 2013. Arao-higata is located on the eastern side of Japan and is the largest single tidal flat in the country. As this site supports many internationally important migratory waterbirds, it is highly recognised as one of the crucial sites along the EAA […]

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  • EAAFP Spoon-billed Sandpiper Task Force Newsletter for No.10 August 2013 published

    The EAAFP Spoon-billed Sandpiper Task Force (SBS TF) published its tenth newsletter in August 2013. In this newsletter, you can find the following key news on 25 young chicks reared for head-starting in Meinypil’gino, chukotka; 9 more potential breeding sites searched with Heritage Expedition; No more new breeding sites found; 10-11 breeding pairs in Meinypil’gino, […]

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  • EAAFP-WLI Joint Newsletter on CEPA Published

    EAAFP and WLI published its first joint newsletter focusing on wetland CEPA (Communication, Education, Participation and Awareness) activities across the flyway in September 2013. It aims to share experience of practical wetlands CEPA activities between partners of EAAFP and WLI. As we are sure you know, wetland conservation cannot succeed unless we have collaborative work […]

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  • 500 Children’s animation on saving Spoon-billed Sandpiper

    This project involved 500 children and helpers from 12 areas and 8 countries (Russia, Republic of Korea, Japan, Jiangsu and Fujian in mainland China, Vietnam, Thailand, Myanmar and Bangladesh) which are along Spoon-billed Sandpiper’s migratory route. Children helped colouring over 1200 pictures for the animation one by one. The whole project took about 8 months […]

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  • EAAFP MoP7 held in Alaska

    The Seventh Meeting of the Partners of the East Asian – Australasian Flyway Partnership (EAAFP) was held in Anchorage and Seward, Alaska, USA on 10-14th June 2013, hosted by EAAFP Partner, U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service. Three new Partners were welcomed at the Meeting: the Government of Malaysia, Wildlife Conservation Society and the Secretariat for […]

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  • New cooperation for conservation of Arctic breeding birds migrating along the East Asian-Australasian Flyway

    June 10, 2013, Anchorage, Alaska: Today, the Secretariats of the Conservation of Arctic Flora and Fauna (CAFF) and the Partnership for the East Asian-Australasian Flyway (EAAFP) signed a Resolution of Cooperation to better coordinate efforts to promote and protect birds along a migratory flywaythat is home to over 50 million waterbirds. The East Asia-Australasian Flyway […]

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  • Slipping Away: Baer’s Pochard on the verge of extinction

    Baer’s Pochard Aythya baeri was formerly a relatively common and widespread duck in Asia, although it has possibly not been abundant for a long time, and in fact there has never really been a good understanding of its population size. This species has always been somewhat overlooked by ornithologists, partly owing to difficulties visiting and […]

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  • EAAFP사무국, 검은머리갈매기 대체서식지 회의 열다

      ‘EAAFP(동아시아 대양주 철새이동경로 파트너십)사무국’은 21일 오후2시 멸종 취약종인 검은머리갈매기의 번식지 보존을 위한 연구결과 발표 및 토론과 대체서식지에 대한 추진계획 회의를 가졌다. 회의에는 EAAFP사무국장 스파이크 밀링턴씨와 주딧사보 철새연구관을 비롯해 송도의 검은머리갈매기의 번식현황과 이동경로를 공동으로 연구하기 위해 방문한 일본 야마시나 조류연구소와 중국 임업국 국가야생동물연구개발센터,국립생물자원관을 포함한 조류전문박사, 환경단체장 및 인천시관계자 등 20여명이 참석했다. 검은머리갈매기는 우리나라에서도 환경부 멸종위기2급으로 […]

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  • The Arctic Biodiversity Assessment – Migratory Birds

    On May 15th 2013, the Conservation of Arctic Flora and Fauna (CAFF), the biodiversity working group of the Arctic Council has released the “Arctic Biodiversity Assessment (ABA),” a report containing the best available science informed by traditional ecological knowledge on the status and trends of Arctic biodiversity and accompanying policy recommendations for biodiversity conservation. For […]

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