Update on development of the Flyway Site Network

Over recent months, nominations for new Flyway Network Sites have been received from Bangladesh (5 sites) and Republic of Korea (1 site); the outcomes will be announced shortly. Meanwhile, the Chief Executive met with US Fish and Wildlife Service officers and scientists and developed a strategy for possible Network Site nominations in Alaska. He also met with the Australian Government and encouraged the States to put forward further nominations. The Communication and Information Officer and Publications Officer visited Thailand to support possible new site nominations at Kohk Kham and Bang pu. In Korea, Secretariat staff visited Seomando, a candidate Network site used by breeding Swinhoe’s Egret and Black-faced Spoonbill, and met local officials and discussed about nomination of the site

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