• Death from Above

    Posted on: June 18, 2014 Author: Ian Davies Report by Shorebird Science   In the fifth and final year of work at the Canning River  for the Arctic Shorebird Demographics Network (ASDN) , one would expect to have a good idea of what the birds will be doing in any given year. So far the […]

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  • Courtship in Chukotka and Slimbridge

    Posted on: June 19, 2014 Report by Saving the Spoon-billed Sandpiper Roland Digby has been in Chukotka, at the spoon-billed sandpipers’ breeding ground for the last two summers, hatching and hand-rearing chicks in what is known as “headstarting”. It helps stabilize the declining spoon-billed sandpiper population and he’s back there for a third time this […]

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  • 9 birds that set records for their amazing flights

    Report by Mother Nature Resource Great snipes get to their migration destination in record time, and Arctic terns have the longest migration but with pit-stops. What bird has made the longest non-stop migration flight? That record goes to the bar-tailed godwit. One bird satellite tagged by researchers flew a staggering 7,145 miles from Alaska to […]

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  • How Much Are the World’s Ecosystems Worth?

    Posted on: June 16, 2014 Author: Rebecca J. Rosen Report by The Atlantic   In 1997, ecologist Robert Constanza and a team of researchers estimated the value of the ecosystem services as around $33 trillion ($48.7 trillion in today’s dollars), more than the GDP of the entire globe at that time. Armed with data from […]

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  • Black-faced Spoonbill’s Birthday Party, Incheon, South Korea

    The ‘Black-faced Spoonbill’s Birthday Party’ was held on June 7, 2014 by local NGO, the Incheon Black-faced Spoonbill Network, with the participation of around 70 people at Namdong Reservoir, Incheon, South Korea. The aim of the party was to enhance awareness for Incheon citizens, school students and their families about the importance of protecting the […]

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  • World Environment Day Event, Incheon, South Korea

    On the 14 of June, EAAFP Secretariat participated in World Environmental Day Event in Incheon, South Korea. It was a beautiful sunny day, and the second time EAAFP has attended this local event. With the name “Incheon Birds House,” the EAAFP booth was geared towards raising awareness of the importance of the Incheon coastal area […]

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  • EAAFP at the CBD COP12

    For the Twelfth Meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity (COP 12), The EAAFP Secretariat is planning to organize a side event and to have an exhibition booth. Below is the general information and links on CBD COP12. You can also find information on EAAFP’s anticipated activities (in green).   Theme: Biodiversity for […]

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  • Don’t I Know You From Somewhere?

    Posted on: May 30th, 2014 Author: Nial Moores PhD Report by Birds Korea On April 29th, Mr Park Seong-Sik kindly showed me Baekryeong Island’s main Black-tailed Gull colony – a city of birds with probably 15,000 inhabitants inhabiting a long stretch of coastline near his home. There among the clamour of gulls we were delighted […]

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  • Coming Event of 2014 Taiwan Birdathon

    Posted on: May 15, 2014 Report by South West Coast Scenic Area The “2014 Taiwan Birdathon” is a 30 hour birdwatching race, to be held on 1-2 Nov 2014 in Yunlin, Chiayi, and Tainan City. The event is organised by Southwest Coast National Scenic Area Administration in  collaboration with the Taiwan Tourism Bureau, Alishan National […]

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  • World Migratory Bird Day Birdwatching Event

    10-05-2014, Songdo, South Korea In a World Migratory Bird Day event organised with the support of EAAFP Secretariat, around 100 local people attended. It was a day blessed with glorious sunshine, and a great turn-out of local families, with children of all ages getting the chance to experience their local wildlife. The day started with […]

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