Flyways

East Atlantic Flyway Youth Forum

By Connor Walsh / 20th August 2021

The youth environmental movement is embracing wetlands with a regional forum for the East Atlantic Flyway! Hosted by Youth Engaged in Wetlands, the Migratory Birds for People Programme, the Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust, the Common Wadden Sea Secretariat, and the International Wadden Sea School, under the theme “Taking off #ForNature from Africa to the Arctic“,…

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World Migratory Bird Day grants in EAAF

By Connor Walsh / 9th March 2021

The East Asian-Australasian Flyway Partnership (EAAFP) is funding their partners to initiate activities for World Migratory Bird Day 2021! The Small Grant for World Migratory Bird Day (WMBD) was established to provide financial support to EAAFP Partners and collaborators from EAAFP Task Forces and Working Groups who plan to organise public events and/or conservation action-oriented…

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Small Grant Fund from EAAFP open

By Connor Walsh / 4th January 2021

Funding is available for CEPA and other wetland conservation work, thanks to the East Asian-Australasian Flyway Partnership. Up to US$5,000 can be awarded to projects. They must serve the EAAFP’s Strategic Plan and can go towards meetings, research, monitoring, site management actions, training, and CEPA events. The deadline for applications is 5 February 2021. Please note…

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Birds and Schools Americas, 2020

By Chris Rostron / 11th September 2020

Environment for the Americas (EftA) is working with WLI to promote the Birds and Schools project across partners in the Americas, to celebrate the amazing phenomenon of migration! We know that times are difficult because of COVID19, but we invite you to send us pictures, drawings, short videos or whatever you like to show us…

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World Migratory Bird Day 2020

By Connor Walsh / 13th February 2020

Birds connect our world! And every year, we connect school children in video conferences and visits to their wetland centres. In May and October 2020, school children around the world will have the chance to visit their local wetland centre and then tell other children all about it by video conference! The questions we will…

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Participation of our intern Adil Boulahia in a new initiative: the Flight Of The Osprey !

By Adil Boulahia / 19th September 2019

WLI supports the flight of Osprey   Wetland Link International is proud to support and collaborate with the incredible Sacha Dench, the first woman to cross the Channel by Paramotor. We are delighted to be part of the Conservation without Borders advisory team. Sacha has confirmed her bold new project to follow the osprey migration route next fall…

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3rd Adriatic Flyway Conference

By Chris Rostron / 15th January 2018

Towards a functioning system of stop-over and wintering sites along the Adriatic Flyway If you are interested in migratory birds in the Adriatic flyway, this conference is taking place in March this year. Deadline for registration and submissions is the 31st of January.  Please contact the organizers directly if you are interested at af3@pticesrbije.rs or check out their…

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Flight of the Swans returns & resources

By Chris Rostron / 16th December 2016

Educational materials The Flight of the Swans (FotS for short) has been an epic expedition, with Sacha Dench flying by paramotor the length of the Bewick’s swan flyway, through 10 countries over 10 weeks.  Sacha and the team held events with local groups and supported scientific and research meetings too.  She met with several WLI members and took…

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AEWA MOP6

By Connor Walsh / 23rd November 2015

The African Eurasian Waterbird Agreement (AEWA) held its sixth Meeting of the Parties (MOP6) in Bonn, Germany, from the 9th to the 14thNovember, bringing together contracting parties to the treaty, as well as other NGOs and observers.  The Migratory Birds for People network (MBP, the East Atlantic version of WLI) was represented by Chris Rostron, Abdoulaye Ndiaye and Florian Keel, to link…

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Hong Kong – Taiwan Exchange Visit

By Chris Rostron / 29th January 2015

WWF Hong Kong staff visit Guandu, Taiwan In late 2014, staff from Hong Kong’s Education Department took part in an exchange visit to Taiwan, where amongst other activities they attended the Taipei International Birdwatching Fair held in Guandu Nature Park. It was not just a fair, it was more of a carnival – participants learned…

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