• The search for Far Eastern Curlews in the Philippines

    Far Eastern Curlew (Numenius madagascariensis) is a large shorebird species found in the East Asian-Australasian Flyway. It is assessed by the International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN) as an Endangered species and is part of Appendix I of the Convention on Migratory Species (CMS). The species is mainly threatened by habitat loss due […]

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  • Special achievement award to the Chinese Crested Tern team

    At the Pacific Seabird Group banquet held at the Birch Aquarium, Scripps Institution of Oceanography, La Jolla, California, 17 February 2023, a Special Achievement Award was presented to three persons who contributed to the recovery of the critically endangered Chinese Crested Tern: Dr Shuihua Chen of the Zhejiang Museum, Prof. Hsiao-wei Yuan of the National […]

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  • The Update: The Result of Long-term Monitoring for Far Eastern Curlew Species by Local People in Sumatra Island, Indonesia

    Through the funds provided by the Hwaseong City Government, South Korea via East Asia-Australasian Flyway Partnership (EAAFP) in 2021, we were able to conduct the monthly monitoring run by local people (which later we call the local monitoring team) at two sites in Sumatra Island, Indonesia: Pantai Cemara, Jambi and Bagan Serdang, North Sumatra. The monitoring […]

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  • A Vision for the Hwaseong Wetlands

    In 2022, the East Asian-Australasian Flyway Partnership (EAAFP) Secretariat suggested a collaboration with the Wildfowl & Wetland Trust (WWT) to produce a report on the future of the Hwaseong Wetlands, situated 50km south of Seoul. The site is an EAAFP Flyway Network Site (FNS) and partly a Wetland Protected Area, on the tidal flat element. […]

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  • International Workshop on Geese Conservation and Management in East Asia

    Group photo © Katsumi Ushiyama/Japanese Committee of the Anatidae Working Group On 27 – 29th January, 2023, the Japanese Committee of Science and Technology of the Anatidae Working Group hosted the “International Workshop on Geese Conservation and Management in East Asia” with the support of The Miyagi Prefectural Izunuma-Uchinuma Environmental Foundation. The three-day workshop included […]

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  • Mapping Of Shorebird Species Hunting On The East Coast Of Aceh, Indonesia

    EAAFP Small Grant Fund Project by Yuri Gagarin Pusat Riset Konservasi Gajah dan Biodiversitas Hutan (PKGB) Syiah Kuala University Banda Aceh   Background Waterbirds are a term for birds that are very dependent on aquatic habitats to meet their life needs. Waterbirds can be classified according to their main habitat into seabirds and waterbirds that […]

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  • Study Tour to learn about the Trilateral Wadden Sea Cooperation

    Denmark, Germany and the Netherlands have been cooperating to protect the Wadden Sea, a critical key stopover site for migratory waterbirds along the East Atlantic Flyway (EAF) since the Wadden Sea Flyway Initiative in 2012 established. It has been the largest coherent tidal flat system in the world as a World Heritage site in recognition […]

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  • Strengthen the local engagement in Baer’s Pochard conservation in central Myanmar

    EAAFP Small Grant Fund Project by Thiri Sandar Zaw Biodiversity And Nature Conservation Association, Myanmar   The biodiversity And Nature Conservation Association (BANCA) from Myanmar has interacted with the Community-based Organization namely the Shwe Kantharyar Nature Conservation Association at the Pyu Lake for conservation of the wetland resources and its environment in Mandalay region. Because […]

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  • Working to conserve an endangered river-spirit: the Scaly-sided Merganser

    EAAFP Small Grant Fund project by Nial Moores, Director, Birds Korea and IUCN SSC Threatened Waterfowl Specialist Group ©Nial Moores Sitting low in the water, close to the river bank, a Scaly-sided Merganser rests, half-hidden by the shade of an overhanging tree and by a line of jagged black rocks. Waking, the bird moves away […]

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  • Japan and U.S.A. announced Sister Site Agreement to strengthen collaboration to conserve migratory waterbirds

    On 8th February, 2023, the Government of Saga City, Japan and the Bureau of Land Management (BLM)-Alaska signed the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) establishing a Sister Site relationshipbetween Flyway Network Sites Higashiyoka-higata (EAAF 124) of Japan and Qupałuk (EAAF 133) of U.S.A. The agreement promotes closer collaboration on conserving migratory waterbirds. A virtual signing ceremony […]

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