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.
Bats in the steppe may need more water Bat conservation is at a very early stage in Mongolia due to a lack of capacity, the necessary basic ecological knowledge, and limited awareness of bats. Our initial fieldwork convinced us that the bats of the steppes habitat require particular attention in Mongolia because increasingly frequent droughts and the looming specter of global warming could have a devastating impact.
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.