Asia
© Getbol World Heritage Promotion Team
11 Jun 2021

Why the Korean Getbol tidal flats need World Heritage status

The Republic of Korea’s coastal wetlands are a vital feeding and breeding site for millions of waterbirds, including nine species that are globally threatened with extinction. This July, the World Heritage Committee will decide whether to inscribe these vital habitats onto the UNESCO World Heritage List – the most prestigious of all conservation designations.
100,000 migrating Amur Falcons congregate at Doyang Reservoir every year © Touhid Biplob
09 Jun 2021

Meet the Indian villages battling adversity to protect migratory birds

100,000 migrating Amur Falcons pass through Nagaland every year. Even as the world grapples with COVID-19, two villages in India are holding strongly to their commitment to protect the birds and nature around them.
Cocoa farmer Sartam increased yields through sustainable agroforestry © Burung Indonesia/Citra Al Rasyid
08 Jun 2021

A recipe for sustainable farming in Sulawesi

Organic farming practices aren't just good for wildlife: they can also improve the quality of the soil, leading to higher yields that provide sustainable, long-term incomes for local people. Discover how three different farms across Sulawesi transformed their techniques – and reaped the rewards.
Ruddy Kingfisher © HIH Princess Takamado
01 Jun 2021

A scarlet bird: the Ruddy Kingfisher

With fiery plumage and a voice that was thought to summon the rain, discover the folklore and natural history of this splendid bird through the eyes of a photographer.
As few as 108 Masked Finfoots remain in the wild © Sayam U Chowdhury
28 May 2021

Plight of the finfoot unmasked

The Masked Finfoot is sliding towards extinction, its fate inextricably linked to that of Asia's forested rivers. If we are to bring this unique bird back from the brink, it's time to sit up and listen to the science.
© Pavel Tomkovich

Will you help us secure a future for the next generation of Spoon-billed Sandpipers?

Fly-A-Way is designed and published by Tuber in Singapore
30 Apr 2021

Fly-A-Way: the bird migration board game with an important message

You’re a bird leaving on migration: will you perish en route or reach your breeding grounds safely? It sounds like a game of chance, but conservation can make a real difference to the outcome. This is the message of Fly-A-Way, an exciting new board game developed with BirdLife…
Near-invisible "mist nets" are often used to trap birds like this Common Kingfisher on migration © BCST
19 Apr 2021

New study: at least 180 migratory land bird species trapped across Asia

The latest research sheds new light on the plight of land birds that migrate across Asia, revealing that at least 180 species are being trapped for food, the caged bird trade and other uses – often illegally. This, together with hunting and habitat destruction, is driving widespread declines.
The White-rumped Vulture (Critically Endangered) is now on the increase in Nepal © Wade Tregaskis / Flickr
15 Apr 2021

Celebrating 10 years of saving Asia’s vultures from extinction

For the past decade, BirdLife is immensely proud to have been part of SAVE: a continent-wide collaboration to bring Asia’s vultures back from the brink. Join us in celebrating SAVE’s ground-breaking achievements over this time.
 Bohemian Waxwing © HIH Princess Takamado
01 Apr 2021

A Lesson from the Waxwing

Every year waxwings migrate to Japan, where they spend the winter gorging themselves on mistletoe berries. Find out how the win-win relationship between bird and plant means they can always rely on a full crop of berries when they return the following year.
Staff have been been monitoring water quality at Tonle Sap Great Lake © NatureLife Cambodia
31 Mar 2021

BirdLife welcomes new Partner: NatureLife Cambodia

Despite being one of the most biodiverse countries in Asia, Cambodia had no national NGOs working directly on conservation as recently as 15 years ago. BirdLife set out to change that, and in 2004 established a country programme. Fast forward to 2021 and NatureLife Cambodia is the newest Partner in the BirdLife flock.

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Who we are

Who we are

The BirdLife Partnership in Asia is made up of independent civil society conservation organisations managing complex innovative conservation programmes.  Read more about BirdLife Asia

What we do

What we do

The BirdLife Asia Programme is co-ordinated from BirdLife Asia Regional Office in Singapore. In addition, there are BirdLife International offices in Tokyo (Japan), Phnom Penh (Cambodia) and Hanoi (Vietnam). Read more about our programmes.

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Where we work

Where we work

The BirdLife Asia Partnership has led the way in creating and supporting the management of networks of Protected Areas in the region. Read more about our work.