• 목포환경련, 호주서 목포 5,000여km 날아온 ‘큰뒷부리도요’확인

    [한국타임즈 정승임 기자]   도요·물떼새는 갯벌의 건강성을 가늠케 하는 갯벌생태지표종으로 겨울을 호주나 뉴질랜드에서 보내고 여름철을 번식지인 러시아 일대에서 보내기 위해 이동하는 도중 봄과 가을에 한시적으로 한반도를 거쳐 가는 나그네새이다.  큰뒷부리도요(사진)는 대표적인 도요새의 한 종류로 개체의 크기가 40cm에 이르는 대형종이다. 현재 남항매립지 인근 갯벌에는 큰뒷부리도요 무리가 관찰되는데 그중 호주에서 이동해 온 밴딩한 개체가 모두 3마리(3V, XA, […]

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  • Celebrate World Migratory Bird Day 2012

    World Migratory Bird Day is a global, annual awareness campaign to promote the conservation of migratory birds and their habitats worldwide. According to WMBD team in Germany, over 140 events have already registered for World Migratory Bird Day 2012. Join the celebration by organising bird-watching events, educational programmes, lectures, competitions and other public events. It […]

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  • Sixth Meeting of Partners (MoP6) of EAAFP held in Palembang, Indonesia

    On 19-22 March 2012, the Sixth Meeting of Partners (MoP6) of the East Asian – Australasian Flyway Partnership was successfully held in Palembang, South Sumatra, with 70 international and 30 domestic participants. The meeting was attended by 26 Partners out of 27, three potential governmental Partners, 30 technical advisors and domestic experts. Minister of Forestry […]

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  • Gulf of Martaban in Myanmar hosts the largest remaining population of wintering Spoon-billed Sandpiper

    Conservationists from ArcCona, BTO, RSPB and WWT from the UK joined the BirdLife partner in Myanmar, BANCA for a training workshop and survey of Spoon-billed Sandpiper in the Gulf of Martaban (Mottama). The field survey as well as a training course was accompanied by members of the SBS Task Force from Japan, Bangladesh and China, […]

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  • Cranes Calling – a regional cooperation workshop for conservation of the Black-necked Crane (BNC)

    Cranes Calling, a regional cooperation workshop for conservation of the Black-necked Crane (BNC), was held on April 2011 in New Delhi, India. The workshop was attended by 81 participants from India and Bhutan including representatives of BirdLife International, Wetlands International and UNESCO, and was organized by WWF-India, Ministry of Environment and Forest of India, Bombay […]

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  • Position open for recruitment; Chief Executive, East Asian – Australasian Flyway Partnership Secretariat

    The East Asian – Australasian Flyway Partnership (EAAFP) is now inviting applications for the position of Chief Executive to lead the Secretariat in Incheon, Republic of Korea (open until 15 November 2011 or until the position is filled). This position is an exciting and challenging opportunity to lead the international Secretariat of the East Asian […]

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  • Ramsar Asia Regional Meeting had discussions in preparation to Ramsar COP11 in 2012

    Contracting Parties to Ramsar Convention in Asia and relevant international/domestic NGOs have gathered in Jakarta, Indonesia on 14-18 November 2011. The Ramsar Secretariat reported on the implementation of the Ramsar Convention 2008 – 2011 and outlined the forthcoming issues for the implementation of the Ramsar Convention. The EAAFP Secretariat, represented by Aram Lee, Communications and […]

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  • George Archibald visits Cheorwon, Republic of Korea, for the sake of the Cranes and the people in the Land of the Morning Calm

    Geroge Archibold made his visit to the Republic of Korea (South Korea) from September 26 through October 5 and fulfilled his journey with lectures, meetings, field trips, and the media to shared with many – from farmers to leaders – the importance of the conservation of the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) and the bordering Civilian Controlled […]

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  • In memory of Mark Barter: dedicated conservationist in the East Asian – Australasian Flyway

    A very sad day indeed for many. The EAAF Partnership Secretariat sadly reports the passing of Mark Barter on 21 November 2011. Mark was an outstanding and enthusiastic conservationist who has contributed to migratory waterbird research and conservation in the East Asian – Australasian Flyway. Over the past 3 decades Mark’s contribution has been instrumental […]

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  • First seabird network site ‘Chilbaldo Islet’ to the Flyway Site Network of the Partnership

    The Chilbaldo Islet in Republic of Korea was designated in the Flyway Site Network (FSN) as first internationally important seabird habitat on 9 November 2011. The site is a breeding site for seabirds, Swinhoe’s Storm-Petrel (Oceanodroma monorhis), Streaked Shearwater (Calonectris leucomelas) and Ancient Murrelet (Synthliboramphus antiquus), and is also a stopover site for migratory passerines, […]

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