Working groups advise and support implementation of the Flyway Partnership work plan. Each working group has a Chair appointed by the members of the working group.

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    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...

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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...

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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 Asia Pacific Migratory Waterbird...

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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...

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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...

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    Black-faced Spoonbill Working Group

    A globally Endangered species, the Black-faced Spoonbill (BFS) population was estimated at 3,356 birds in the 2016 census. While this is a welcome increase over the few hundred individuals known in the early...

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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...