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  • Who we are 

    The BirdLife Partnership in Asia is made up of independent civil society conservation organisations managing complex innovative conservation programmes. Read more about BirdLife Asia

     


  • What we do

    The BirdLife Asia Programme is co-ordinated from BirdLife Asia Regional Office in Singapore.  In addition, there are BirdLife International offices in Tokyo (Japan), Phnom Penh (Cambodia) and Hanoi (Vietnam).  We also have Asia staff based in Hong Kong (China) and Cambridge (UK). Read more about our programmes.


  • Where we work

    The BirdLife Asia Partnership has led the way in creating and supporting the management of networks of Protected Areas in the region, and supported the development of conservation capacity and civil society organisations throughout the region. Read more about our work.


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Indian Government commits to sign raptor conservation agreement

Thu, 21/01/2016 - 11:28

India has become the 54th country to sign the Memorandum of Understanding on the Conservation of Migratory Birds of Prey in Africa and Eurasia (Raptors MOU), an important international agreement to protect migratory birds of prey.

Asia India Migratory Birds and Flyways

One of the Rufous-backed Buntings at Miyun Reservoir, Jan 2016. (Image: Terry Townshend/Birding Beijing)

Beijing buntings beguile birders

Wed, 20/01/2016 - 06:01

Asia’s rarest bunting, the Rufous-backed Bunting (also known as Jankowski's Bunting), has been found wintering close to China’s capital – the first record of this globally threatened species in Beijing municipality for seventy-five years.

Asia China Preventing Extinctions

Far Eastern Curlew (Numenius madagascariensis). Image: Li Zai

Decade-long Citizen Science project counts China’s waterbirds

Thu, 14/01/2016 - 18:01

Since 2005, more than 150 volunteers have taken part in the China Coastal Waterbird Census, which, in November 2015, published its third report on the state of the country’s coastal waterbirds

Asia China Important Bird and Biodiversity Areas (IBA) - Asia

West African Ambassadors endorse BirdLife’s Vulture Campaign

Thu, 17/12/2015 - 13:10

On understanding the vital roles vultures play in ecosystems, West African Ambassadors quickly reversed any personal attitudes of distaste towards vultures and expressed full support to BirdLife's campaign.

Worldwide Benin Preventing Extinctions

Good for birds, good for fishermen.

Speaking your language to save albatrosses

Wed, 16/12/2015 - 15:58

Reaching out to Taiwanese fishing crews with an instructional video to help save albatrosses from accidental bycatch

Asia Taiwan (China) Marine

Reed Cormorant (Microcarbo africanus) Photo: HIH Princess Takamado

The Eyes of the Cormorant

Mon, 07/12/2015 - 10:05

‘Through the Lens’, Fujingaho Magazine, December 2015

Asia Japan

Prek Toal -  South-East Asia’s largest waterbird colony (Image: Sun Visal)

Extraordinary waterbird colony – Prek Toal - recognised as Ramsar Site

Wed, 02/12/2015 - 13:34

South-East Asia’s largest waterbird colony, the 21,342 hectares Prek Toal (Ramsar Site no.

Asia Cambodia Important Bird and Biodiversity Areas (IBA) - Asia

New agreement for the conservation of South Korea’s top coastal wetland

Tue, 10/11/2015 - 07:35

BirdLife International and the Government of Seocheon County have signed a new Memorandum of Understanding on the conservation of the Geum Estuary in the Republic of Korea.

Asia South Korea Important Bird and Biodiversity Areas (IBA) - Asia

The winner - Bar Tailed Godwit

Bar Tailed Godwit: New Zealand's Bird of the Year

Wed, 28/10/2015 - 22:23

The bar-tailed godwit (kuaka) has been crowned New Zealand's Bird of the Year. It has the longest migratory flight of any bird in the world but it is threatened by habitat loss. But there was hope for another `born to fly' species, the red knot or Hauhou, with the announcement of a discussions between New Zealand and China to.gain protection in the Hebel Province for a significant habitat for red knots and other shorebirds, covering more than 3000 hectares, with other extensive wetland sites under consideration

Pacific New Zealand China Programme