• Habitat Management Plan and Conservation of Threatened Waterbirds in Sonadia Island

    Md. Golam Rabbi (Bangladesh Forest Department) [email protected] INTRODUCTION Sonadia Island[EAAF103] is located in south eastern Bangladesh, north-west of Cox’s Bazaar. Island was declared an Ecologically Critical Area (ECA) by the Government of Bangladesh in 1999 which includes Sonadia Island in its entirety and most of Ghotivanga Mouza in adjacent Moheshkhali Island. Around 4916 ha in […]

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  • Haesong high school students visit G-Tower

    Read in other languages: Joohee Lee, EAAFP Intern 14 October 2015, 50 of Haesong High School students visited G-Tower in Songdo, Incheon, Republic of Korea. This was part of a program to encourage their global view by learning about Incheon and the international organizations hosted here. Tomoko Ichikawa, Communication Officer, was invited to give a lecture on EAAFP’s […]

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  • Spoon-billed Sandpiper Task Force: News Bulletin No.14, August 2015

    The 14th Spoon-billed Sandpiper Task Force (SBS TF) News Bulletin is downloadable here. The contents are as below. To read previous news bulletins and find out more about Spoon-billed Sandpiper, please visit our SBS TF page. Foreword from the Editor Guest Editorial by Spike Millington Boat Race for Conservation – Sonadia, Bangladesh Once was a BirdHunter Myanmar […]

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  • Relevant Scientific Articles updated in Apr 2015

    If you need full scientific articles, please contact Dr Judit Szabo, the science officer.   ANATIDAE Fox, A. D., K. Kuhlmann Clausen, L. Dalby, T. K. Christensen, and P. Sunde. 2015. Age-ratio bias among hunter-based surveys of Eurasian Wigeon Anas penelope based on wing vs. field samples. Ibis 157:391–395.   CRANES Khan, A., P. Chandan, […]

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  • Spoon-billed Sandpiper Task Force: News Bulletin No.13, February 2015

    The 13th Spoon-billed Sandpiper Task Force (SBS TF) News Bulletin is downloadable here. The contents are as below. To read previous news bulletins and find out more about Spoon-billed Sandpiper, please visit our SBS TF page. Foreword from the Editor Russkaya Koshka expedition June 2014 – first positive trends in the breeding grounds Ringing SBS at stopover […]

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  • Myanmar Conservation Group Protects Endangered Bird Species

    Author: Logan Linnane   As the level of human and infrastructural development in Myanmar continually climbs, the status of the republic’s wildlife looks bleak more than ever. The Spoon-Billed Sandpiper is one of the world’s most Critically Endangered birds, with a population falling below 500 members. While the drop in population couldn’t be any more […]

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  • Singapore Intertidal Zone Conservation Symposium

    A two-day Symposium on Intertidal Conservation in Southeast Asia was held at Sungei Buloh Wetland Reserve (SBWR) in Singapore on 12-13 June 2014, co-hosted by BirdLife International, the National Parks Board, the National University of Singapore’s Asia Pacific Centre for Environmental Law (APCEL/NUS), and the Nature Society of Singapore. The Symposium aimed to raise awareness […]

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  • Spoon-billed Sandpipers Winter 2013-2014

    Author: Philip D. Round Report by Bird Conservation Society of Thailand The following is a round-up of the Winter events from the Bird Conservation Society of Thailand: “This was an eventful winter in the precarious history of the declining population of Spoon-billed Sandpipers. An International Workshop, hosted by BCST, was held at the Ban Khung Nam […]

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  • Making The Welcome Warmer

    Posted on: January 22, 2014 Author: Amorn Liukeeratiyutkul, Gawin Chutima & Philip D. Round Report by Bangkok Post   Greater efforts will be needed, both at home and abroad, to prevent the extinction of a plucky little bird which breeds in Russia and then makes a marathon annual migration to Southeast Asia   Does it […]

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  • Spoon-billed sandpiper – they’re back! The first spoonie seen at Sonadia Island

    Earlier this year, Sonadia Island was declared an Important Bird Area (IBA) due to its importance for shorebirds, especially the Critically Endangered spoon-billed sandpiper (Sonadia Island is the most important site in Bangladesh for this highly threatened species). The Bangladesh Spoon-billed Sandpiper Conservation Project (BSCP, see their Facebook page) is supported by the RSPB through […]

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