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This section provides information on various issues concerning ringing and migratory waterbirds such as ringing courses, re-sightings, poaching and conservation measures.

11 June 2009 

  • The AFRING website has been under development and is now on-line. We hope that the site contains information and links that are useful to you. Should you have any comments or suggestions concerning the website please contact Doug Harebottle.

  • A new wader atlas (An atlas of Wader Populations in Africa and Western Eurasia) was launched in London on 21 May 2009. Published by Wetlands International this is the first comprehensive overview of key site networks for waders in Europe, West-Asia and Africa. Experts warn that wader populations are declining and better protection of wetlands across their flyways are needed, especially in Africa and the Middle east. For a detailed press release click here.
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