• Yellow Sea Ecoregion Task Force

    Bruce McKinlay Department of Conservation representative to the East Asian-Australasian Flyway Partnership Department of Conservation PO Box 5244 Dunedin NEW ZEALAND Tel: 006434746939 E-mail: bmckinlay@doc.govt.nz Bio: Bruce McKinlay has worked in wildlife management and conservation for the New Zealand Government…


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  • Scaly-sided Merganser Task Force

    The Scaly-sided Merganser Mergus squamatus has a very small population which is suspected to be undergoing a continuing and rapid decline as a result of illegal hunting, logging and drowning….


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  • Spoon-billed Sandpiper Task Force

    In 2004 several partners active in the conservation of the globally threatened Spoon-billed Sandpiper joined the Recovery Team chaired by Evgeny Syroechkovskiy and later by Christoph Zöckler. With the…


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  • Monitoring of waterbird populations and sites Task Force

    In order to plan and implement conservation activities for waterbirds across the Flyway, current assessments of the condition of habitat are needed. At their recent 4th Meeting, the Partners…


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  • CEPA Working Group

    People, their decisions and actions lie at the heart of effective wetland conservation. Local communities, Site Managers, local and national government decision-makers, educators, NGOs, and the general public all…


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  • Black-faced Spoonbill Working Group

    A globally Endangered species, the Black-faced Spoonbill (BFS) population was estimated…


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  • Shorebird Working Group

    Under the former Asia-Pacific Migratory Waterbird Conservation Strategies (1996 – 2000; 2001 – 2006), the Shorebird Working Group was established to implement the Shorebird Action Plans. This was effective…


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  • Seabird Working Group

    Over 150 seabird species inhabit the EAAF, some of which have long trans-equatorial migration routes while others move at a smaller regional scale. Although some species have very large…


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  • Crane Working Group

    The Working Group originated in July 1997 as the North-East Asian Crane Site Network to oversee the implementation of the North-East Asian Crane Site Network Action Plan of the…


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  • Avian Influenza Working Group

    The Asia-Pacific Working Group on Migratory Waterbirds and Avian Influenza (APWG-MWAI) was established under the auspices of the Asia-Pacific Migratory Waterbird Conservation Committee, the predecessor of the East Asian-Australasian…


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