Researchers to discuss future of Anatidae species in East Asia During last 3 years, since the First International Symposium on Developing Effective Coordinated Monitoring of East Asia Waterbirds in the 21st Century was held in 2017, in Hulun Lake National Nature Reserve, Inner Mongolia, China, researchers have deployed over 2600 GPS trackers to advance our knowledge on migratory waterbirds in East Asia. It is a marvelous collaborative effort led by and executed by dedicated group of scientists in East Asia.
Electrocution on medium voltage powerlines Thousands of birds of prey including the iconic saker falcons are electrocuted across Mongolia on powerlines. Researchers fight to stop the killing and find solution
Cuckoos - the ambassadors for science and environmental education Five cuckoos were fitted with transmitters in Khurkh Valley. The birds have been named by local schools who will follow “their” birds to learn about the migration route and wintering grounds of cuckoos.
Water saving experiences from arid regions in US might help Mongolia WSCC ecologist Vandandorj Sumiya attended the International Watershed seminar which was held in Arizona, USA in April 2019. This is his records about this training and lessons that he brought back to Mongolia. He hopes that some of the wetland knowledge and experiences can be adopted to wetland management in Mongolia.
Quest for the migration of Mongolian birds Our biologists are advancing bird migration research in Mongolia through use of state-of-art animal tracking technologies and international collaboration.
A magical crane festival with wild bird participation Every summer in June, local people in Mongolia celebrate the harmony between cranes and nomads. Something magic happens.
Mongolia hosts a meeting of crane experts from East Asia All six countries in North East Asia gathered together in Mongolia to finalize white-naped crane conservation strategy.
Crane experts visit northeast Mongolia In summer of 2012, a group of crane experts and conservationists from North America and Europe visited Mongolian northeast to help us to carry out field surveys and public awareness activities on white-naped cranes. The visit was organized with the support from the International Crane Foundation led by the co-founder Dr. George Archibald.
Mongolia’s heaviest flying bird undertakes a long migration A team of researchers from the USA and Mongolia deployed satellite transmitters to monitor the movement of female Great Bustards captured at their breeding sites in northern Mongolia.
Global Experts Fly In To Save Asia’s Biggest Bird The Asian population has declined in recent years and it is now thought that there are fewer than 2,500 individual birds left. The reasons for the decline include illegal hunting, changes in agriculture and the dangers posed by electric power lines. Experts from Central and East Asia and Europe convene for a meeting in Mongolia to develop action plans to save the species.