• A Wild Goose Chase through the Literature

    The Ramsar Convention COP11 is coming up in next month, July, – time for Wetlands International to finish off the latest fifth edition of the Waterbird Population estimates. Brant is a rare winter visitor to the ROK with only one recorded nationwide in the 2011 winter bird census (MoE Korea and NIBR 2011). It therefore […]

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  • Sungei Buloh Wetland Reserve – Singapore invites public visitors to World Migratory Bird Day celebration

    On 12 May 2012, over 300 visitors passed through the gates of Sungei Buloh Wetland Reserve and viewed the Migratory shorebird species photograph exhibition, learnt from the talks about SBWR and shorebird conservation programme and the East Asian-Australasian Flyway Partnership (EAAFP). Sungei Buloh Wetland Reserve, National Parks Board Singapore, celebrated World Migratory Bird Day with […]

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  • Australia government celebrated World Migratory Bird Day by hosting a special presentation

    On 15th of May, the Australian Government celebrated World Migratory Bird Day by hosting a special lunchtime presentation in Canberra from Dr. Richard Fuller of the University of Queensland. Dr. Fuller presented results from research (partly funded by the Australian Government through an Australian Research Council Linkage Grant) that confirmed rapid declines in Australia’s migratory […]

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  • Mongolia government celebrated World Migratory Bird Day at Khurkh Khuiten Valley

    Ministry of Nature, Environment and Tourism of Mongolia celebrated World Migratory Bird Day by holding two events in Khurkh Khuiten Valley which joined EAA Flyway Network Site in 2003. The Khurkh Khuiten Valley is internationally important crane habitat such as Demoiselle Crane (Grus virgo), Eurasian Crane (Grus grus) and White-naped Crane (Grus vipio). Mongolia government […]

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  • Mongolia celebrates World Migratory Bird Day 2012 in Ulaanbaatar on 11-13 May 2012

    The National University of Mongolia and Mongolian Ornithological Society (MOS) organised several small events to celebrate World Migratory Bird Day in collaboration with the Ministry of Nature, Environment and Tourism of Mongolia and Natural History Museum of Mongolia, EAAFP Secretariat, UNEP/CMS Secretariat and Steppe Forward on 11-13 May 2012. More than 60 participants belonging to […]

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  • Invitation to Meeting for the EAAFP Partners at Ramsar COP11

    The EAAFP secretariat is pleased to invite you to the Meeting for the EAAFP Partners at Ramsar COP11 on 5 July 2012. Its time and venue is scheduled to at 17:30 – 19:30 and the Palace of Parliament in Bucharest, Romania. The agenda of the meeting will be to develop new nominations of Flyway Site […]

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  • EAAFP welcomes Spike Millington as new Chief Executive

    Spike Millington took up the post of Chief Executive Officer of EAAFP Secretariat as of 16th May 2012. Spike has a lifelong interest in birds and their conservation, dating back to his childhood in England. He spent the last year in Washington helping USAID develop its global biodiversity strategy. For the previous ten years he […]

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  • Birding and Ecotourism having a positive economic impact on the local economy, reported by Mai Po Center, WWF-Hong Kong

    WWF-Hong Kong recently introduced a new wetland management ambassador programme for local youngsters. The “Wetlander” programme brings children aged 8 to 18 together to undertake learning activities in a variety of wetland habitats. The three-day programme includes a series of interactive activities and field visits carried out at wetland sites including the Mai Po Nature […]

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  • Sungei Buloh Wetland Reserve, SINGAPORE

      Sungei Buloh Wetland Reserve in Singapore joined the EAA Flyway Site Network as its 73th site on 20 June 2002. The site is Singapore’s first network site and hosts appreciable numbers of migratory shorebirds during the northern winter. Shorebirds have been counted regularly at the wetland since 1990 providing information on the abundance, species […]

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  • World Wetlands Day & World Migratory Bird Day 2012 Celebration at Bako-Buntal Bay, Malaysia

    The Malaysian Nature Society (MNS) organised an event, World Wetlands Day (WWD) & World Migratory Bird Day (WMBD) 2012, in collaboration with Kampung Bako’s Village Security and Development Committee on 11-12 February 2012 with support from the Ministry of Environment of Japan and BirdLife Asia Division. The event was attended by well over 50 people. […]

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