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Rare sighting of marked Spoon-billed Sandpiper on migration

Fri, 06/09/2013 - 09:43

A rare sighting of a marked spoon-billed sandpiper on migration was reported last weekend from Rudong mudflats north of Shanghai.

Asia China Migratory Birds and Flyways - Asia

Burung Indonesia leads Wallacea profile team for CEPF

Thu, 27/06/2013 - 23:40

The profile will identify priority areas for conservation action, and guide the disbursement of up to US $5 million

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

A new species of tailorbird has been discovered living in a capital city of 1.5 million people. (James Eaton; Birdtour Asia)

Hiding in plain sight: New species of bird discovered in capital city

Tue, 25/06/2013 - 21:08

A team of scientists have discovered a new species of bird with distinct plumage and a loud call, living not in some remote jungle, but in a capital city of 1.5 million people.

Asia Cambodia Preventing Extinctions - Asia

Children along the flyway make Spoon-billed Sandpiper animation

Thu, 20/06/2013 - 15:19

Five hundred children from 7 countries joined together in making an animation on the life and journey of a Spoon-billed Sandpiper

 

Asia China Migratory Birds

Giant Ibis Transport become first BirdLife Species Champion in Cambodia

Thu, 06/06/2013 - 13:02

Phnom Penh, Cambodia - Today Giant Ibis Transport company become the first BirdLife Species Champion in Cambodia after providing finan

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Taiwanese support for BirdLife's Forest Programme

Mon, 22/04/2013 - 10:08

At a meeting in London, Taiwanese UK Representative, Dr Shen has handed over to BirdLife Chief Executive Dr Marco Lambertini the 2012 contribution from the Forestry Bureau to three top priority BirdLife conservation projects in Madagascar, Cambodi

Asia Forests of Hope

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Spoon-billed Sandpiper wintering site becomes Bangladesh’s 20th IBA

Mon, 22/04/2013 - 09:17

Sonadia Island in Bangladesh, where 10% of the known population of the Critically Endangered Spoon-billed Sandpiper spends the winter, has been recognised by BirdLife as Bangladesh’s 20th Important Bird and Biodiversity Area.

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

After five years of success, CEPF commits $10 million more to Indo-Burma hotspot

Tue, 26/03/2013 - 09:58

Five years ago, in response to the environmental crisis engulfing mainland South-East Asia, the Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund launched a $10 million grants programme to conserve the critical ecosystems of the Indo-Burma Hotspot.

Asia Cambodia Forests of Hope - Asia

Restoring a breeding colony for Chinese Crested Tern

Thu, 21/03/2013 - 10:59

A new ambitious project plans to restore a network of breeding sites for the Critically Endangered Chinese Crested Tern probably the world’s most threatened seabird.

Asia Preventing Extinctions