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Our activities focus primarily on the scientific studies on biology and ecology of the endangered species of birds, bird and wetland conservation, public educations, bird surveys related with a proposed infrastructures such as wind farming and power lines.

Jankowski’s Bunting discovered breeding in Mongolia

During the field survey of a feasibility study on World heritage nomination for Eastern Mongolian Steppes, a joint team of Mongolian Bird Conservation Center and Eastern Mongolian Protected Area Administration have discovered two sites of a breeding colony of Jankowski’s Bunting Emberiza jankowskii from southeastern Mongolia, 7 June 2020.

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Spring monitoring on migratory shorebirds of Chukh Bird Research Station 2020

We are happy to share you about our 2nd spring monitoring on migratory shorebirds of Chukh Bird Research Station

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First record of Chestnut Thrush Turdus rubrocanus for Mongolia

In June 2020, a field team from Mongolian Bird Conservation Center was carrying out survey of feasibility study on World heritage nomination for Eastern Mongolian Steppes in Matad soum, Dornod province, in the Southeastern part of Mongolia.

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Pallas's Fish Eagle - uplisted to Endangered by IUCN, 2017

This species has a small, declining population as a result of the widespread loss, degradation and disturbance of wetlands and breeding sites throughout its range. The global population is now estimated to be considerably lower than was previously thought, and is now thought to comprise a single, migratory subpopulation. It has therefore been uplisted to Endangered: BirdLife International. 2017. Haliaeetus leucoryphus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2017: e.T22695130A119358956. http://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2017-3.RLTS.T22695130A119358956.en. Downloaded on 11 February 2018.

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Dalmatian Pelican - downlisted to Near Threatened by IUCN, 2017

This species breeds in eastern Europe and east-central Asia, in Montenegro, Albania, Armenia, Greece, Romania, Bulgaria, Georgia, Russia, Azerbaijan, Turkey, Ukraine, Mongolia, Iran, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan and Kazakhstan (Crivelli 1996, BirdLife International 2015). BirdLife International. 2017. Pelecanus crispus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2017: e.T22697599A119401118. http://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2017-3.RLTS.T22697599A119401118.en. Downloaded on 11 February 2018.

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Songino Raptor Count in Mongolia

Mongolian Bird Conservation Center (MBCC) aim to initiate a Raptor Count in Mongolia in 2018. Ornithologists of MBCC are knowledgeable and well experienced in counting raptors. We have already selected a location for raptor count and called it Songino Mountain which locates near UB about 20km to the west.

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Towards A New World Migratory Bird Day in 2018

From 2018 onwards, the new joint campaign will adopt the single name of “World Migratory Bird Day” and major celebration events will be organized twice a year, on the Second Saturday in May and October. News from: http://www.worldmigratorybirdday.org/news/2017/towards-new-world-migratory-bird-day-2018

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Electrocuted birds were documented – field note!

We recently found this missing photo from our photos. In 2010, we checked single line between Olziit and Khuld soums in Dundgobi province and found several electrocuted birds including 2 Ospreys, 4 Black kites, 2 Common buzzards, 1 Great cormorant, 2 Raven, 7 Saker falcons, 4 Common kestrels and one Lesser kestrel under the pole.

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“ONE STUDENT - ONE-BIRD NEST” PROJECT TEAM HAVE BEEN AWARDED

Rotary International District 3450, Mongolian Rotary Clubs along with valuable partner #MongolianBirdConservationCenter and beneficiary Amgalan school, are implementing joint ecological education project since 2016. “One student- One-birdnest” project team has been selected as the “Animal-Friendly Organisation - 2017”and awarded as such by as Animal Rights Protection Society, Mongolian affiliate of WSPA (World Society for the Protection of Animals).

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