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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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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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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 […]

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Join us for the Asian Waterbird Census 2019

The Asian Waterbird Census (AWC) is part of the global International Waterbird Census (IWC). This citizen-science programme is supporting conservation and management of wetlands and […]