News

The AFCoW News & Events section will provide an outlet for news reports and commentary on waterbirds in the Asian Flyways as well as reporting on new publications (see References). A schedule of Events will be provided for meetings, workshops, and other activities that may interest AFCoW members. Please feel free to send topics for News & Events to the organizers through the contact page or listserve.

19 January Webinar Uploaded!

Our AFCoW webinar has been uploaded from 19 January 2022 where Zhijun Ma from the Fudan University presented on “Conservation of shorebirds and their intertidal habitats in China” and Richard Lanctot from the USFWS Alaska Region presented on “Status and migratory dynamics of Dunlin in the EAAF: what we need to know to implement effective conservation”.

Our next meeting will be 16 February 2022! Hope to see you there!

If you don’t have access to YouTube we have also uploaded our webinar to Bilibili: https://www.bilibili.com/video/BV1n3411Y7J6?share_source=copy_web

15 December Webinar Uploaded!

Our AFCoW webinar has been uploaded from 15 December 2021 where Dr. S. “Bala” Balachandran from the Bombay Natural History Society presented on “Shorebirds of the Indian Subcontinent” and Jeff Sullivan from the U. S. Geological Survey, Eastern Ecological Science Center presented on “Waterfowl Spring Migratory Behavior from Hong Kong and Avian Influenza Risk along the East Asian-Australasian Flyway”.

Our next meeting will be 12 January 2022! See you in the new year!

If you don’t have access to YouTube we have also uploaded our webinar to Bilibili: https://www.bilibili.com/video/BV1UL4y1H7xC?share_source=copy_web

AFCoW Webinar. 15 December. 7:30 AM EST (8:30 PM China Standard Time).

Our next AFCoW Webinar will be on December 15th (6:00PM Chennai; 8:30PM China Standard Time; 7:30AM Eastern Standard Time; 1:30PM Central European Time), where Dr. S. “Bala” Balachandran from the Bombay Natural History Society will be presenting on “Shorebirds of the Indian Subcontinent” and Jeff Sullivan from the U. S. Geological Survey, Eastern Ecological Science Center will be presenting on “Waterfowl Spring Migratory Behavior from Hong Kong and Avian Influenza Risk along the East Asian-Australasian Flyway”. Hope to see you there!

AFCoW Webinar. 17 November 8AM EST (9PM China Standard Time).

The second webinar in our series will be on November 17th when Dr. Yali Si from the University of Leiden, Netherlands will be presenting “Global change on bird distribution, migration and diversity” and Dr Shenglai Yin from Nanjin Normal University, China will be presenting “Species-dependent effect of habitat loss on migratory waterfowl and avian influenza virus dispersal in the East Asian–Australasian Flyway. All are welcome and we’re looking forward to our discussions!

26 October 2021 Webinar Uploaded!

Our first webinar that occurred on October 26th has been uploaded if you were unable to attend! Stay tuned for more information on our next meeting – November 17th!

AFCoW launches new website

Asian Flyways Collaborative for Waterbirds (AFCoW)The Asian Flyways Collaborative for Waterbirds (AFCoW) is a group of researchers seeking to exchange ideas and find opportunities for collaboration to improve the understanding of waterbird ecology in the Asian Flyways. AFCoW is directed at members interested in participating in scientific discussions or developing research partnerships on waterbirds in the Central Asian and East Asian-Australasian Flyways.

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