Mongolia's contribution to save white-naped cranes in Asia The Mongolian government has designated the Khurkh and Khuiten River Valleys as a national-level Nature Reserve. This new Nature Reserve will cover a 193,592-hectare area. The site is home to several species of cranes including the White-naped cranes.
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.