• Welcome Ramsar Regional Center – East Asia (RRC-EA) as EAAFP’s 40th Partner!

      Today, the East Asian-Australasian Flyway Partnership (EAAFP) is delighted to announce the Ramsar Regional Center – East Asia (RRC-EA) as its 40th Partner. This new partnership would enhance collaborative effort, especially on CEPA (Communication/Capacity Building, Education, Participation and Awareness) on wetlands and migratory waterbird conservation in the Asian region of the East Asian – […]

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  • Report of monitoring of migratory waterbirds 2021 – 2022 at the Songdo Tidal Flat Flyway Network Site in Ro Korea

    “The Regular Monitoring of Migratory Waterbirds in Songdo Tidal Flat (Ramsar Site)”was coordinated by EAAFP Secretariat and sponsored by Incheon City Government. Twenty two surveys were conducted from June 2021 to May 2022 at the Songdo Tidal Flat Flyway Network Site (FNS), which is also a Ramsar Site, and its adjacent areas. A total of […]

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  • World Migratory Bird Day 2023 highlights impact of the growing water crisis on migratory birds

    BOULDER/BONN/INCHEON, 13 May 2023 – Water and its importance to migratory birds – and the increasing threats to both water quality and quantity –  is the focus of this year’s World Migratory Bird Day, a global campaign that aims to raise awareness of migratory birds and the need for international cooperation to conserve them. Activities […]

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  • Shorebird Working Group: Moving Forward for Successful Conservation

    The EAAFP’s Shorebird Working Group (SWG) was established to promote, facilitate, and coordinate shorebird conservation, management, education and research activities within the EAAF and to improve communication between shorebird specialists and managers in the flyway. On 27th April, 2023, the SWG conducted its first Core Team meeting (virtually). This meeting was the first get-together for […]

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  • Establishment and Coordination of the EAAF Shorebird Migration Tracking Group

    EAAFP Small Grant Fund project by Ying Chi Chan University of Groningen Banding shorebirds as a means of understanding their movements has been conducted in the EAAF for several decades. Nowadays, an increasing number of people all along the flyway contribute to this effort by reporting sightings of previously tagged birds (e.g., Lagassé et al. […]

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  • 2023 Ulsan Symposium for Migratory Birds

    The EAAFP Secretariat is pleased to invite you to the 2023 Ulsan Symposium for Migratory Birds which will be held on 11 May under the theme “Migratory birds of Taehwa River and their habitat conservation plan. Co-hosted by the EAAFP Secretariat and Ulsan Metropolitan City, and sponsored by Korea Zinc Company Ltd., Kyungdong City Gas […]

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  • Come Fly with Sacha Dench, Human Swan -to celebrate World Migratory Bird Day

    Brief Introduction Have you thought of flying with the migratory waterbirds, and even helping to save them from extinction? The theme of World Migratory Bird Day 2023  “Water: Sustaining Bird Life” highlights the importance of water for migratory birds and identifies key actions for protecting water resources and aquatic ecosystems. On 12 May, we are […]

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  • HKBWS Asia Conservation Fund 2023-2024 applications are now open

    HKBWS Asia Conservation Fund supports research, monitoring, education and capacity building for bird conservation in the region, with a higher priority given to i) projects that target species that occur in Hong Kong or on the East Asian-Australasian Flyway; and ii) projects that assist the relevant country in meeting Aichi Biodiversity Targets and implementing its action plan. […]

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  • EAAFP Secretariat visited Partner and Flyway Network Site in New Zealand

    Between 20th and 24th March, 2023, A team from EAAFP Secretariat, together with Hanns Seidel Foundation visited Robert Findlay Wildlife Reserve, Firth of Thames, Flyway Network Site in New Zealand, companied by our Partner, Pukorokoro Miranda Naturalist Trust (PMNT). The visit allowed the EAAFP team and Partners to know more about the site, and work […]

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  • Gochang Big Bird Race 2023 brought birdwatchers to contribute bird data to the UNESCO World Heritage Site

    From 21st to 23rd April 2023, the 2nd Gochang Big Bird Race (BBR), the biggest ever in Republic of Korea was successfully held to commemorate the 2nd anniversary of Gochang Getbol (Tidal Flat) designation as a UNESCO World Natural Heritage Site. The BBR was hosted by Gochang County, Jeollabuk-Province, and Cultural Heritage Administration and organized […]

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