Asia
Long-tailed Duck, male © HIH Princess Takamado
18 Feb 2019

Watching Sea Birds in Winter

“Through the Lens”, Fujingahou Magazine, February, 2019
Nanthar island hosts up to 12% of the Spoon-billed Sandpiper population © Butterfly Hunter/ Shutterstock
31 Jan 2019

Mud, glorious mud! Spoonie’s winter wetland declared protected area

Nanthar Island, Myanmar is a crucial wintering site for the Spoon-billed Sandpiper (Critically Endangered). Thanks to the advocacy of BANCA (BirdLife in Myanmar) and local people, the site has now been designated a protected area.
18 Dec 2018

Satellite tracking app empowers communities to protect their own forest

This year we’re launching an innovative new programme using satellite technology and a mobile phone app to help locals monitor their forests. The Asia-Pacific Forest Governance Project, led by BirdLife and funded by the European Union, aims to involve the community in conservation and policy-making
A Helmeted Hornbill guards its nest, hidden in the tree. © Thipwan / Shutterstock
18 Dec 2018

Saving the Helmeted Hornbill

The Helmeted Hornbill is under threat from a resurgence in demand for carvings made from its solid red casque. The trade is so intense that the bird is now Critically Endangered. Can it be saved?
Brant Goose © HIH Princess Takamado
01 Dec 2018

The Migration of Geese

"Through the Lens”, Fujingaho Magazine, December 2018
© Pavel Tomkovich

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A new generation: Chinese Crested Tern in South Korea © Yunkyoung Lee
28 Nov 2018

Asia’s rarest seabird could be easier to spot in the future

Researchers celebrate breeding success in South Korea for the Chinese Crested Tern – a bird once thought extinct. Decoy model birds have helped bolster the new colony, and the species has been spotted in Japan for the first time.
The Chinese Egret relies on the mangroves and mudflats as a refuelling site on migration © JJ Harrison
29 Oct 2018

Great news for Singapore shorebirds: new protected area announced

This month, wetlands containing one of Singapore’s last remaining mangroves have secured protection after years of concerted advocacy. This move will benefit globally threatened birds such as the Chinese Egret and Straw-headed Bulbul.
Northern Gannets at a breeding site © HIH Princess Takamado
01 Oct 2018

Seabirds

“Through the Lens”, Fujigahou Magazine, October, 2018
31 Aug 2018

An international plan to save the Helmeted Hornbill

Illegal hunting and trade has brought this unique hornbill to the brink. But a new ten-year, range-wide conservation plan will ensure the Helmeted Hornbill has a future outside of China's markets
07 Aug 2018

Inside Asia's Forests of Hope: A Photo Essay

Most people, when they retire, turn to a life of leisure. Not Bjorn Olesen. Following his retirement, he became a full-time conservation photographer. Most recently, he travelled to eight forests in eight countries for their new book ‘Asia’s Wildlife: A Journey to the Forests of Hope’.

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Pink Pigeon © Chris Moody/Shutterstock

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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

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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). Read more about our programmes.

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