• Partners

    The EAAF Partnership is made up of National Governments, International Non-Government Organisations (NGOs) and Inter-Governmental Organisations, that agree to endorse the text and supporting the objectives and actions under this Partnership. Membership is open to other Governments, International NGOs, Inter-Government organisations and members of the international business sector upon application and agreeing to endorse the […]

    Continue reading
  • The iconic Masked Finfoot of Indo-Burma’s forested wetlands is on the brink of extinction

    Few species of waterbirds in the Indo-Burma region are as threatened as the highly distinct Masked Finfoot (ranked 43 on the EDGE species list), currently listed as ‘Endangered’ on the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. The finfoot is also one of EAAFP’s key species. A new study published in the journal, Forktail: Journal of […]

    Continue reading
  • 2021 World Wildlife Day “Forests and Livelihoods: Sustaining People and Planet”

    On 3rd March every year, we celebrate UN World Wildlife Day, to raise awareness of the world’s wild animals and plants. This is the day of the signature of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) in 1973. The 2021 theme of World Wildlife Day is “Forests and Livelihoods: Sustaining […]

    Continue reading
  • Flyway Youth Forum 2020

    Flyway Youth Forum 2020 The first-ever Flyway Youth Forum, organized by The East Asian – Australasian Flyway Partnership (EAAFP) and Youth Engaged in Wetlands (YEW)was held virtually with about 140 participants over two consecutive weekends from 28th November to 6th December, 2020. Young people were connected and empowered through Youth presentations, a series of five training workshops on Youth […]

    Continue reading
  • Declaration of the 2020 Flyway Youth Forum

    Preamble Wetlands are one of the most productive ecosystems on the planet, home to a great diversity of migratory waterbirds and providing countless ecosystem services to people and the environment. Yet, wetlands are in a state of global decline, disappearing three times faster than terrestrial forests, threatening the very ecosystems that we depend upon. For […]

    Continue reading
  • 1st East Asian-Australasian Flyway Shorebird Science Meeting Report

    Over 400 people from 39 countries/regions registered for the 1st East Asian-Australasian Flyway Shorebird Science Virtual Meeting (EAAFSSM) that took place from November 3rd to 5th, 2020. Participants joined live online discussions, workshops, 5 keynote talks and 80 presentations across 18 sessions that addressed a myriad of topics on shorebird research and conservation. Almost 100 […]

    Continue reading
  • Literature list (October-December 2020)

    1) Biology & ecology Yao, S., X. Li, C. Liu, J. Zhang, Y. Li, T. Gan, B. Liu and W. Kuang (2020). “New assessment indicator of habitat suitability for migratory bird in wetland based on hydrodynamic model and vegetation growth threshold.” Ecological Indicators 117: 106556. Zhang, F., S. Cui, S. Gao, R. Hough, P. Hu, […]

    Continue reading
  • WMBD 2020 Reports

    October 2020 Indonesia Event name: Waterbirds awareness focused on farmers of agriculture pond in Banyuasin Peninsular, South Sumatra, Indonesia Organizer: KPB-SOS (Kelompok Pengamat Burung Spirit of South Sumatra) Participants: 25 participants including school students, site managers for flyway site and wetlands, and local people Summary: To celebrate 2020, an event of “Waterbirds awareness to local […]

    Continue reading
  • Successful Applicants of WMBD Small Grant Fund October 2020

    Successful Applicants of WMBD Small Grant Fund Oct 2020 No.Principle Investigator Organization (Name)CountryTitle / Activity typeFund Amount (USD)ApplicationReport 1 Maulana HabibieHimpunan Mahasiwa Pecinta Unggas (HIMPUS)The Republic of IndonesiaMedia Event – Online Painting Competition; Educational activity/lecture – Webinar; Public awareness activity – Short Video shared on Social Media$1000EAAFP WMBD Small Grant Oct 2020_Application_Indonesia Received (27 Oct […]

    Continue reading
  • 2020 World Migratory Bird Day #LegflagChallenge Photo Contest

    #legflagChallenge Photo Contest The #LegflagChallenge Photo Contest aims to encourage birdwatchers, bird photographers and all kinds of citizen scientists to document and report sightings of waterbirds in the East Asian-Australasian Flyway that carry leg flags, tags and other types of attachments. Birds carrying these leg flags and tags provide crucial information about their life histories […]

    Continue reading