• First record of Red-breasted Goose Branta ruficollis in Japan

    Reported by Tetsuo SHIMADA, Hiromi KANO & Toshihiro HOSOI We report the first record of Red-breasted Goose in Japan. The goose was observed in rice paddy fields (38°42’N,…


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  • Revealing migration patterns of five goose species in the East Asian-Australasian Flyway

    Among the nine global flyways, the East Asian-Australasian Flyway (EAAF) is the most threatened one. Over 15% of the migratory waterbirds are threatened. In particular to some geese species…


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  • Anatidae Working Group

    Anatidae Working Group The Working Group for the Anatidae Site Network in the East Asian Flyway was established in May 1999 to oversee the implementation of Action Plan for the Conservation of Migratory Anatidae in the East Asian Flyway under the Asia Pacific Migratory Waterbird Conservation Strategy. This working group then took on the role of supporting of the Partnership. The goal of the Anatidae Working Group is to coordinate, facilitate and promote collaboration on Anatidae conservation, management, education and research activities, across the East Asian-Australasian Flyway. Taxonomic groups in the Flyway include: Anatidae Ducks Geese Swans Working Group documentation All files are in pdf format. Download the Adobe Acrobat reader. Terms of Reference (Jan 2008)   Working Group Chair Masayuki Kurechi Japanese Association for Wild Goose Protection Minamimachi 16, Kawaminami, Wakayanagi City, Miyagi, 989-5502 Japan Tel: +81-228-32-2004 E-mail: son_goose@sky.plala.or.jp Working Group Coordinator Katsumi Ushiyama Miyajimanuma Waterbird & Wetland Center Oomagari 3, Nishibibai, Bibai City, Hokkaido, 072-0057, Japan Tel: +81-126-66-5066, Fax: +81-126-66-5067 E-mail: mwwc@dune.ocn.ne.jp Bio: Katsumi Ushiyama, Ph. D. is a wetland manager and wildlife biologist at the Miyajimanuma Waterbird Wetlands Center, Japan. His specialty is conservation biology and behavioral ecology and has been involved especially in Greater white-fronted geese since 1997.  His interests also include wetland restoration, wetland CEPA, and wetland culture. He is the secretary general of the Japan Wetlands Society, advisor of the Waterfowl Population Census of Japan, program committee member of the Ornithological Society of Japan and joins the Japan Ornithologist Group for Anatidae site network (JOGA). Useful Documents All files are in pdf format. Download the Adobe Acrobat reader. IUCN SCC Swan Specialist Group: Newsletter (Apr 2004) News about Anatidae in EAAF First record of Red-breasted Goose Branta ruficollis in Japan Literature list (January-June, 2020) Revealing migration patterns of five goose species in the East Asian-Australasian Flyway Anatidae Working Group hosts Waterbird Monitoring Symposium in Beijing What’s new with Naujan Lake after the Asian Waterbird Census? A conference on developing effective coordinated monitoring of East Asian Waterbirds in the 21st century was held in China Tundra Swan re-sighting 日本国内におけるガン・カモ類の調査 Nationwide goose counts in Japan International Conference on the Waterfowl of Northern Eurasia


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  • Anatidae Working Group hosts Waterbird Monitoring Symposium in Beijing

    The Second International Symposium on Developing Effective Coordinated Monitoring of East Asia Waterbirds in the 21st Century was held in Changping, Beijing, China, just…


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  • EAAFP pre-MOP9 meeting: Anatidae WG, Baer’s Pochard TF and Scaly-sided Merganser TF

    A meeting focused on the Anatidae Working Group, Baer’s Pochard Task Force and Scaly-sided Merganser Task Force prior to the


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  • International Conference on the Waterfowl of Northern Eurasia

    Katsumi USHIYAMA, Coordinator of EAAFP Anatidae Working Group A joint conference of the 5th Conference of the Goose, Swan and Duck Study Group of…


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