News

First GPS tracking study of the Dalmatian Pelican in East Asia GPS tracking of highly threatened Dalmatian Pelicans in East Asia reveals some amazing journeys along the flyway. We very much hope that this study will lead to population recovery of this subpopulation in East Asia.
Bromadiolone related non-target poisoning of Demoiselle Cranes in Mongolia The risk of accidentally poisoning non-target wildlife is a less spoken environmental problem in Mongolia. Birds often become the victim of such non-target poisoning. Recently an incident that involved an agricultural chemical called - Bromadiolone - killed Demoiselle cranes and Ruddy Shelducks in central Mongolia.
A new crane species recorded for Mongolia Recently, a young Black-necked crane was photographed in Mongolia making everybody to wonder how this bird arrived here.
Nomadic Expeditions launches conservation partnership to protect golden eagles and support Mongolia’s cultural heritage We are partnering with the Nomadic Expeditions, the award-winning eco-tourism company, and the Peregrine Fund, a worldwide known raptor conservation organization, to protect the golden eagles and preserve our cultural heritage in Mongolia.
The shocking effects of power distribution on Saker Falcons in the Mongolian steppes Young falcons are particularly susceptible to electrocution. Also the sex of electrocuted adult Sakers suggests a possible male-biased sex ratio among adult Saker Falcons in Mongolia. Consequently, the electrocution threatens the long term survival of the species in one of its last remaining strongholds.
Mongolia's young but burgeoning bird ringing stations Our biologists are building a network of bird ringing stations in the country. We believe there is a huge potential for this network of ringing stations to contribute to science, conservation, and society in Mongolia.