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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 project In June 2019, five cuckoos – one Oriental Cuckoo and four Common Cuckoos – were fitted with transmitters around Khurkh Bird Banding Center in northern Mongolia.  The birds have been named by local schools who will follow “their” birds to learn about the migration route and wintering grounds of these iconic birds.
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.