• EAAFP Secretariat signs MOU with Seoul Science Center, Ro Korea

      On 13 July 2022, Mr. Doug Watkins, Chief Executive of the East Asian-Australasian Flyway Partnership (EAAFP) Secretariat and Dr. Jung-Kyu Lee, Head of the Seoul Science Center, Ro Korea, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) agreeing to enhance CEPA (Communication/Capacity Building, Education, Participation and Awareness) activities for the environment to Korean citizens, and promote […]

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  • Announcement of EAAFP Partners Workshop leading up to MOP 11

    In preparation of and to increase dialogue with and between Partners in the months leading up to MOP11, which will be held in Brisbane Australia, from 12th – 17th March 2023, the Secretariat is organizing a series of webinars endorsed by the EAAFP Management Committee with the following schedule and program. The webinar series will […]

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  • Literature list (Jan-June 2022)

    1) Biology & ecology Liu, D., Y. Zhou, Y. Fei, C. Xie, and S. Hou. 2021. Mitochondrial genome of the critically endangered Baer’s Pochard, Aythya baeri, and its phylogenetic relationship with other Anatidae species. Scientific Reports 11:24302. Aung, P. P., G. M. Buchanan, P. D. Round, C. Zöckler, C. Kelly, N. Tantipisanuh, and G. A. […]

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  • Alert on Avian Influenza detected in seabirds

    Since November 2021 there have been several cases of serious outbreaks of Avian Influenza (AI) in the western Palearctic: on Eurasian Cranes in Israel, Barnacle Geese in the UK, and Dalmatian Pelicans in Greece (link). In recent weeks, there were more reports on avian flu outbreaks attacking seabird colonies mainly on both sides of the […]

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  • Celebrating 2022 World Migratory Bird Day in Kuala Simbur Village, Jambi Province, Indonesia

    Wildlife Observer Community (WOC) based in Indonesia was founded in 2017. Since then, WOC has been working on data collection, observation, research and conservation. In order to motivate and raise awareness amongst people and local community, WOC has been organizing awareness campaigns in Sumatra. Celebrating World Migratory Bird Day (WMBD) was one of the campaigns. […]

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  • 2022 World Migratory Bird Day Celebration in North Sumatra, Indonesia

    The eastern coast of North Sumatra, Indonesia, is one of the most important wintering and stopover grounds for some of the migratory shorebird populations on the East Asian-Australasian flyway. One site is on the east coast of Batubara regency is an important site for Nordmann’s Greenshank, Great Knot, Far Eastern Curlew, Asian Dowitcher, Curlew Sandpiper, […]

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  • 2022 World Migratory Bird Day Celebration in West, South and Eastern Mongolia

    The celebration of World Migratory Bird Day (WMBD) 2022 in Mongolia by Wildlife Science and Conservation Center (WSCC) in West, South and Eastern Mongolia was a success. WSCC, Mongolia has been celebrated WMBD since 2010s by small grants or organization’s own funds every year with various public awareness activities following each year’s WMBD theme and […]

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  • Ganghwa Big Bird Race for 2022 World Migratory Bird Day

    From 30 April to 1 May 2022, the <Ganghwa Big Bird Race> was organized by Moolsaeal, a local NGO, on Ganghwa Island, Republic of Korea. A total of 26 teams, 110 birdwatchers from across the country (14 competitive, 12 non-competitive) spent 24 hours searching for birds in Ganghwa Island. Unlike normal birding competitions, all birds […]

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  • Celebrating 2022 World Migratory Bird Day in Villages near the Gulf of Mottama, Myanmar

    On 10 May 2022, Nature Conservation Society-Myanmar (NCS) organized the World Migratory Bird Day(WMBD) event for 2022 in Basic Education Primary School, Koe Tae Su Village, Belin Township near Gulf of Mottama(GoM) in Myanmar with financial support from EAAFP WMBD Small Grant Fund. The purpose of organizing this event was to raise awareness in local […]

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  • 2022 World Migratory Bird Day Celebrations in Aceh, Indonesia

    Aceh Bird Club celebrated World Migratory Bird Day 2022 with a series of events that were carried out offline and online. The Aceh Bird Club also collaborated with the Himpunan Mahasiswa Biologi (HIMABIO) with the aim that more and more young people care about migratory birds and their habitats. The series of events started on […]

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