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Shorebirds of the Flyway: BBC Radio and ABC Radio (Australia) Series

The first of four fascinating radio programs looking at shorebird conservation on the East Asian-Australasian Flyway is now available for listening and download here.

Program One is set in Australia and has interviews with a range of experts many of whom will already be familiar to Birds Koreans, including Chris Hassel of the Global Flyway Network, Phil Straw of the Australasian Wader Studies Group and Prof. Rich Fuller at the University of Queensland.

As Prof. Fuller notes on the results of an Australia-wide review of ten main migratory shorebird species, “the news is incredibly depressing…Seven out of the ten species we have studied are in highly significant national decline; two species, the (Far) Eastern Curlew and Curlew Sandpiper have declined by more than 80% in three generations. That means they are in imminent risk of extinction.”

Programs Two (set for broadcast next week) and Three (to be broadcast in two weeks’ time) will look at shorebird conservation in China and the Republic of Korea – and introduce the ecological tragedy and shame of Saemangeum to a new global audience.


EAAFP: To Our Winged Travellers

by Angela Choi 동아시아-대양주 철새이동경로 파트너십 (EAAFP) 사무국에서 #‎WelcomeWaterbirds‬ 이니셔티브와 2015 ‘세계철새의날(World Migratory Birds Day)’을 맞이하여 철새와 그 서식지 보전을 주제로 누구나 참여 가능한 쌍방향 공공예술 프로젝트 ‘우리의 날개 달린 여행자들에게’를 기획하였습니다. 우리와 함께 살아가고 있는 ‘날개 달린 여행자’ 철새들의 긴 … read more

EAAFP: 철새, 조류독감의 원인이 아닌 피해자

2014년 1월 24일, 동아시아-대양주 철새이동경로 파트너십으로 부터: “이번 주 전라북도 오리 농장에서 조류독감이 또 발병함으로써 우리는 질병 전파에서의 철새의 역할에 대한 일반적인 추측과 잘못된 정보에 노출되어 있음을 알게 되었습니다. 특별한 증상을 보이지 않는 저병원성 조류 인플루엔자 (LPAI)는 야생조류 및 가금류에서 … read more

BirdLife: “Ramsar COP11 concludes on a high – but key wetlands still threatened”

“With Wetlands International and the East Asia-Australasia Flyway Partnership, BirdLife held a successful side event to highlight the rapid loss of tidal flats along the East Asia-Australasia Flyway, especially critical stopover sites for migratory waterbirds. This led to constructive dialogue … read more