• World Migratory Bird Day 2018- Bangladesh

    Event title:World Migratory Bird Day Event Organizer:Nature Conservation Society Participants: Nearly 1200. Most of them were school and college students & members of the local community Outcome:- Mass awareness for youth and local community for the conservation of wetlands and supported species, specifically migratory birds.- Motivation of policy makers, social and media personnel.- Conservation education program […]

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  • Bangladesh

    People’s Republic of Bangladesh EAAFP Member since: 2010 Number of EAAFP Flyway Network Sites: 6 Focal Point Contact: Md. Jahidul Kabir Conservator of Forests (Wildlife and Nature Conservation Circle), Bangladesh Email: jahidulkabirbfd@gmail.com Tel: +880 8181142 Bangladesh has been a Partner since 2010. It now has 6 Flyway Network Sites, the most recent designation being 2018, September. It […]

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  • World Migratory Bird Day 2017- Bangladesh

    Event title: World Migratory Bird Day Event Organizer: Nature Conservation Society Participants: Nearly 1000. Most of them were school and college students & members of the local community Outcome: – Mass awareness for youth and local community for the conservation of wetlands and supported species, specifically migratory birds. – Motivation of policy makers, social and media […]

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  • Waterbird ringing and AI work continue in Bangladesh

    ABM Sarwar Alam (Dipu) and Sayam U. Chowdhury   IUCN Bangladesh and Bangladesh Bird Club continue to work on wild bird surveillance programme for avian influenza (AI), as part of a project funded by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA). A total of 635 individual birds were ringed in January 2017, of which 70 […]

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  • Building capacity for waterbird ringing in Bangladesh

    Richard Hearn Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust We have just returned from working with IUCN Bangladesh and the Bangladesh bird club (Bbc) to develop a programme of duck capture and ringing, and wild bird surveillance for avian influenza, at Tanguar Haor [EAAF105], a vast Ramsar site in northern Bangladesh. The site is of huge global importance […]

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  • Introducing the Bangladesh Spoon-billed Sandpiper Conservation Project (BSCP)

    by Sayam Chowdhury on Wader Quest newsletter Bangladesh Spoon-billed Sandpiper Conservation Project EAAFP Spoon-billed Sandpiper Task Force Assistant Coordinator The first specimen of the critically endangered Spoon-billed Sandpiper (Calidris pygmaea) was collected in the mid-19th century from Bangladesh, which still retains the record for the highest single count anywhere in the world – 202 birds […]

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  • Further SBS surveys along Sandwip coast in Bangladesh

    by Sayam U. Chowdhury Bangladesh Spoon-billed Sandpiper Conservation Project EAAFP Spoon-billed Sandpiper Task Force Assistant Coordinator After the discovery of the new Spoon-billed Sandpiper site in Bangladesh in February 2015, Bangladesh Spoon-billed Sandpiper Conservation Project (BSCP) conducted a detailed survey between 5 and 11 December 2015. The team counted a total of 30,648 waterbirds of […]

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  • World Migratory Bird Day Celebration in Bangladesh

    On 9 May 2015, Bangladesh Forest Department celebrated World Migratory Bird Day (WMBD) with a great interest in Moulovibazar district of Sylhet Division – one of the most important places for migratory waterbirds. The theme “Save migratory birds and the places they need” highlighted the importance of deploying energy technologies in a way that minimizes […]

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  • New Spoon-billed Sandpiper site and monitoring at Sonadia Island in Bangladesh

    Md. Foysal & Sayam U. Chowdhury   Along with monthly monitoring of shorebirds on Sonadia Island, Bangladesh Spoon-billed Sandpiper Conservation Project (BSCP) conducts surveys in previously unsurveyed areas such as the Sundarbans (2012). As part of the new area search BSCP carried out a detailed survey around Sandwip, Chittagong between 3 and 11 February 2015. […]

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  • The worst disaster in the Sundarban mangrove, Bangladesh

    As a result of a collision between a tanker and a cargo ship, more than 350,000 litres of oil spilled into the Sela river which is part of the Sundarban mangrove in Bangladesh. This is the worst man-made disaster the Sundarbans has ever faced. The area is considered home to the world’s most endangered species […]

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