• YSFAC X EAAFP PROJECT 2022 Bird Meets Arts 3rd Education Program

    On 18th June, the third public event of the education program of 2022 <Bird Meets Arts> proceeded successfully. Ms. Ah-ra Cho, a performance artist gave a “Black-faced Spoonbill dancing” session to the participants. Before starting the session, the participants learned about the Endangered Black-faced Spoonbill. Each Participant then act as he or she is a Black-faced Spoonbill. […]

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  • EAAFP Foundation 2021-2022 Small Grant Winter Project Reporting Workshop

    On 26th May, the EAAFP Foundation organized the 2021-2022 Small Grant Winter Project Reporting Workshop online. The 2021-2022 Small Grant Programme was sponsored by the Korea South-East Power Co., Ltd. Yeongheung Power Division (KOEN) with support from Hanns Seidel Foundation (HSF). Following the first workshop last year in 2021, the Foundation have implemented its own […]

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  • 2022 Black-faced Spoonbill Birthday Party in Namdong Reservoir, Ro Korea

    In recent years, Black-faced Spoonbill (BFS) have come back to breed on the small artificial islets in Namdong Reservoir, Incheon, Ro Korea, thus becoming a flagship species for Incheon. To raise awareness to the general public about migratory waterbirds, especially the key species Black-faced Spoonbill, on 21st May 2022, the Incheon Black-faced Spoonbill Network hosted […]

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  • Mark Barter Travel Award and Australasian Shorebird Conference 2022

    Following the announcement of the Australasian Shorebird Conference (ASC) organized by Australasian Wader Study Group and Queensland Wader Study Group, to be held virtually on 29-30 October 2022 (link), please mark the date and stay tuned for further information about the program, registration arrangements, and call for abstracts will be forthcoming in the near future. […]

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  • Youth Think Tank Competition for EAA Flyway – 2nd Training workshop

    On 28th – 29th May, the Youth Think Tank Competition in the East Asian-Australasian Flyway (EAAF) engaged youth participants with a webinar and in-depth training workshop on Engaging Local Communities in Conservation of Migratory Waterbirds and Wetlands. One in a series of workshops that aims to build capacity for young conservationists on wetland and migratory […]

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  • YSFAC X EAAFP PROJECT 2022 Bird Meets Arts 2nd Education Program

    On 11th June, the second public event of the education program of 2022 <Bird Meets Arts> proceeded successfully. The artist, Mr. Yang Kura, as an instructor, led this wetland cleaning event to collect garbage that is to be used as the materials for the participatory artwork in Aam Island Coastal Park in Incheon, RO Korea. Before the […]

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  • Updates of worldwide Avian Influenza situation by FAO/EMPRES-AH (Mar 2022 – Jun 2022)

    FAO/EMPRES-AH is constantly monitoring the avian influenza situation worldwide and compiles information from multiple national and international sources as well as peer-reviewed scientific articles. Close collaboration with country and regional offices, the implementation of avian influenza field surveillance projects, and networks of expertise like OIE/FAO’s OFFLU (www.offlu.org) provide access to timely information on outbreaks, surveillance […]

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  • WWF-Hong Kong celebrates World Migratory Bird Day with Earth Hour Concert

    In celebration of the World Migratory Bird Day on 14 May, WWF-Hong Kong hosted an online concert featuring popular Hong Kong artists to raise awareness of migratory birds and wetland conservation. This year’s focus of the World Migratory Bird Day is “Light Pollution” to address this growing threat to migratory birds. The theme is aligned […]

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  • New paper sheds light on distribution and conservation challenges for Baer’s Pochard

    An important new paper, led by Beijing Forestry University, was published in April 2022 about changes in the distribution of Baer’s Pochard (Aythya baeri), a critically endangered duck in the EAAF.  The paper, entitled “Shifted to the South, Shifted to the North, but No Expansion: Potential Suitable Habitat Distribution Shift and Conservation Gap of the […]

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  • Announcement of 12th Australasian Shorebird Conference

    The 12th Australasian Shorebird Conference will take place from 29-30 October 2022, hosted jointly by the Australasian Wader Studies Group and the Queensland Wader Studies Group. We are pleased to announce that the Conference will be an online event, in hopes of encouraging broad participation from around Australia and across the East Asian – Australasian […]

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