• The probably oldest banded Curlew Sandpiper in EAA Flyway

    This year, on 21st March, Hong Kong Waterbirds Ringing Group captured a Curlew Sandpiper with an old metal ring coded “NV83515” during their regular waterbird ringing survey in Mai Po Nature Reserve, Hong Kong. After checking the records, this individual was found to be first captured (and ringed) on 13th April 2002 by the Hong […]

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  • Martin Spray, Chief Executive of WWT retired

    On 11 May 2020, Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust (WWT), Partner of EAAFP, announced that WWT’s Chief Executive Mr. Martin Spray has retired from his role, completing a 32-year career in the conservation sector. Mr. Spray joined WWT in 2004, following the recent opening of London Wetland Centre. Internationally, Mr. Spray’s has also contributed to the […]

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  • Hunting threatens migratory waterbirds in the East Asian-Australasian Flyway

    A new study led by PhD candidate Eduardo Gallo-Cajiao from The University of Queensland and an international team from thirteen institutions and nine countries shows that migratory birds are threatened by widespread and likely unsustainable hunting across the Asia-Pacific region. The study shows that three-quarters of migratory shorebird species in the region have been hunted […]

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  • Successful application for the WWF Dr Lew Young Grant under the Asian Waterbird Conservation Fund (AWCF)

    On the World Migratory Bird Day, WWF-Hong Kong is pleased to announce that the successful application for the 1st WWF Dr Lew Young Grant is the project “Towards an Informed Conservation Action Plan for Seabirds in the Philippines” by Ms Cynthia Layusa from the Isla Biodiversity Conservation. She said “While the government and non-profit organizations strive […]

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  • Daebudo Tidal Flat in Republic of Korea became New Flyway Network Site on World Migratory Bird Day 2020

    In line with the celebration of the 2020 World Migratory Bird Day on 9th May, Daebudo Tidal Flat in Republic of Korea was announced as a new Flyway Network Site (EAAF 148). Daebudo Tidal Flat is located in Gyeonggi Province, in the west coast of Republic of Korea. It is comprised of two parts: Sangdong […]

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  • 2020 세계 철새의 날 – 해외 아티스트와 함께하는 EAAFP의 온라인 공연 – Virtual Fun Day

    올해 세계 철새의 날에는 집에서도 재미있게 보낼 수 있는 방법을 EAAFP가 마련했습니다~! 2020 세계 철새의 날 주제는 “세계를 이어주는 철새들” 입니다. 동아시아-대양주 이동경로의 철새들과 이어질 수 있는 연결고리를 EAAFP가 준비한 온라인 공연으로 함께 만들어보세요! 다가오는 5월 9일, 4명의 화려한 해외 아티스트들이 음악, 시각예술, 스토리텔링, 철새와 함께하는 비행모험 등 한 시간의 온라인 공연을 진행할 예정입니다. 많은 […]

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  • 2020 세계 철새의 날 포스터

    2020 세계 철새의 날 포스터

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  • “Year of the Cranes” Story series #4 – Borzya the White-naped Crane who link up 5 countries in the Flyway.

    Migratory birds are travelers, they are messengers and connect people from different places. This White-naped Crane named Borzya brought us a story of how she links people from Russia, Mongolia, China, Korea and Japan bridging at least 5 EAAFP Flyway Network Sites. White-naped Crane Borzya is named after a river in Southeast Russia, where she […]

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  • World Migratory Bird Day 2020 – EAAFP Virtual Fun Day

    This year, most of us might have to stay at home for the World Migratory Bird Day, still it can be fun.  As the theme of World Migratory Bird Day 2020  mentioned “Birds Connect Our World”, and let’s get linked up by migratory waterbirds in East Asian Australasian Flyway! On 9 May, four amazing groups […]

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  • EAAFP – 2nd Notification To Partners Of MOP 11

    Letter from Mr. Pete Probasco, Chair, EAAFP Management Committee The EAAFP Secretariat is pleased to announce the dates and location for the 11th Meeting of the Partners (MOP11). The MOP11 and associated events will take place from 14 to 19 March 2021 in Brisbane, Queensland at the kind invitation of the Government of Australia and […]

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