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Birdwatching connects children with nature in Senegal

Students of the Saloum mangrove clubs and their teachers joined a first edition of bird counting in Senegal, Africa. They learned about the importance of […]

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The Waterbird Population Portal flyer

The Waterbird Population Portal is an online platform that makes available the most recent data on the status and range of waterbird populations. The data […]

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Convention on Migratory Species conference adopts ‘ecological connectivity’ declaration

The Convention on Migratory Species (CMS CoP13) conference last month concluded with significant decisions, including a declaration on ecological connectivity that reiterates the importance of maintaining functional networks of sites and habitats to help reverse biodiversity loss and strengthen the management of their habitats worldwide.

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Wetlands International South Asia launches the Asian Waterbird Census 2006-2015 Synthesis Report

The Asian Waterbird Census 2006-2015 Synthesis Report by Wetlands International has launched today at the Convention on Migratory Species conference in India. The concept of […]

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A first look at the 2020 International Waterbird Census

Last month, thousands of birders joined our annual International Waterbird Census, monitoring record numbers of migratory and indigenous waterbirds across the world.First organised in 1967, the census now covers 143 countries, making it one of the largest and longest running monitoring programmes in the world.

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Join us at the Convention on Migratory Species COP13

The Convention on Migratory Species’ Conference of the Parties this month kicks off a ‘super year’ for biodiversity as the world looks to form a […]

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Largest ever number of Endangered Black-faced Spoonbills recorded in the Philippines

This January, 24 individuals of the globally endangered Black-faced Spoonbills (Platalea minor) were recorded feeding and resting along the tidal flats and mangrove areas of […]

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East Atlantic Flyway assessment 2017: The status of coastal waterbird populations and their sites

The ‘total count’ of the coastal East Atlantic Flyway in January 2017 was carried out in 33 countries of which 11 in Europe and 22 […]

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Wader Atlas

The Atlas of Wader Populations in Africa and Western Eurasia by Wetlands International and the International Wader Study Group can be downloaded here. This atlas […]

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Wings Over Wetlands (WOW) project: Flyway Training Kit (FTK)

Across the African-Eurasian region a number of training courses and awareness raising activities already exist. However, their structure and delivery suffers from a number of […]