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New breeding sites found for Asia’s rarest bunting

Thu, 05/12/2013
Three previously unknown breeding sites of Asia’s rarest bunting have been discovered by a team from the Beijing Bird Watching Society working with BirdLife’s China Programme.
The MoU was signed by BirdLife’s Chief Executive Dr Marco Lambertini, and Professor Liu Naifa, President of the COS

A new era of cooperation for the BirdLife...

Fri, 08/11/2013
The beginning of a new era in formal cooperation between BirdLife International and China has begun with the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding between the BirdLife International Partnership and the China Ornithological Society.
Great Crested Terns attracted to Tiedun Dao, July 25th 2013. © Ding Peng

China’s rarest seabird benefits from colony...

Fri, 04/10/2013
This summer an innovative tern colony restoration project has apparently established a new Chinese Crested Tern colony in the Jiushan Islands.

Rare sighting of marked Spoon-billed Sandpiper on...

Fri, 06/09/2013
A rare sighting of a marked spoon-billed sandpiper on migration was reported last weekend from Rudong mudflats north of Shanghai.

Twelve year old conservationist from China is...

Sat, 20/07/2013
It is becoming increasingly important to engage young people with nature. Twelve year old Tina Lin, a passionate young conservationist from China, was a shining example of this when she attended the BirdLife World Congress.

Children along the flyway make Spoon-billed...

Thu, 20/06/2013

Five hundred children from 7 countries joined together in making an animation on the li

The China Coastal Waterbird Census is a long-term project to monitor the distribution, numbers and seasonal movements of waterbirds along the Chinese coast (Marcus Ho)

China Coastal Waterbird Census wins Ford Green...

Tue, 05/03/2013
The China Coastal Waterbird Census has made some exciting discoveries, notably that Rudong in Jiangsu is a key stopover site for both Spoon-billed Sandpiper and Spotted Greenshank.