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Masyarakat Antusias Menyambut KedatanganBurung Migran di Kabupaten Batu Bara

Sedikitnya 500-an pengunjung sangat tertarik mengamati kedatangan burung air bermigrasi di Pantai Sejarah, Kabupaten Batu Bara. Burung-burung ini berasal dari Rusia, China, Siberia dan Alaska. Mereka datang dengan jumlah ribuan untuk singgah beberapa waktu, sebelum melanjutkan terbang menuju Australia dan Selandia Baru. Menggunakan teropong, masyarakat dapat melihat bentuk dan detail jenis-jenis burung yang selama iniContinue reading “Masyarakat Antusias Menyambut KedatanganBurung Migran di Kabupaten Batu Bara”

200 Siswa Sekolah Dasar Kabupaten Batu Bara Berpartispasi pada Hari Burung Migrasi se-Dunia 2022

Keberadaan burung air bermigrasi di lingkungan kita sangat penting sebagai indikator sehat tidaknya sebuah ekosistem. Demikian disampaikan Peneliti Burung Bermigrasi dari Yayasan Warisan Hidup Sumatera (WHIS), Chairunas Adha Putra, pada acara peringatan Hari Burung Migran se-Dunia 2022, di Kabupaten Batu Bara, Sumatera Utara, Sabtu (28/5). Bersama sekitar 200 siswa sekolah dasar, para peneliti dari WHISContinue reading “200 Siswa Sekolah Dasar Kabupaten Batu Bara Berpartispasi pada Hari Burung Migrasi se-Dunia 2022”

Mangrove Sumut Tergerus, Burung Migran pun Menyusut

Chairunas Adha Putra, biasa disapa Nchay, dari Komunitas Birdding Sumatera, mengatakan, Sumut terutama pesisir timur Deli Serdang, merupakan persinggahan burung migran cukup besar. Fase ini, katanya, ditemukan ada 34 spesies burung air migran, enam spesies dilindungi di Indonesia yaitu kelompok gajahan, bahkan ada yang masuk status terancam punah. Untuk burung migran yang singgah ke SumutContinue reading “Mangrove Sumut Tergerus, Burung Migran pun Menyusut”

Deforestasi, Burung Migran dan Ancaman “Bird Strike” di Bandara Kualanamu

Chairunnas yang akrab disapa Nchay itu menyebutkan bahwa burung-burung migran itu berasal dan berkembang biak di Rusia, Alaska, Mongolia dan China. Kemudian, burung bermigrasi secara besar-besaran ke Indonesia, salah satunya ke Bagan Percut pada bulan Oktober – Maret, karena di daerah asalnya sedang musim dingin. Mengenai bird strike atau serangan burung terhadap penerbangan, menurut dia,Continue reading “Deforestasi, Burung Migran dan Ancaman “Bird Strike” di Bandara Kualanamu”

For the first time, Spoon-billed Sandpiper is observed in Indonesia

After seeing that Lime 07 had made landfall in northern Sumatra, the international Spoon-billed Sandpiper Task Force swung into action. This was the first ever record of Spoon-billed Sandpiper in Indonesia at a site which was not known to be an important site for shorebirds. We needed to find out how many shorebirds and howContinue reading “For the first time, Spoon-billed Sandpiper is observed in Indonesia”

Spoon-billed Sandpiper survey at Gulf of Motamma, Myanmar

The survey was conducted from 21-25 January 2019 and involving more than 30 people and bird expert. The survey lead by BANCA-Myanmar with support from Spoon-billed Sandpiper Task Force Team. There was Christoph and Sayam from Spoon-billed Sandpiper Task Force, Vivian Fu from EAAF, Ding Li Yong from Birdlife International Asia, Mr. Tee and KijjaContinue reading “Spoon-billed Sandpiper survey at Gulf of Motamma, Myanmar”

Wildlife hazard meeting with Airport Authority (Kualanamu International Airport) related to conservation of migratory bird in the Eastern Coast of North Sumatera

This meeting was held on 29 November 2018 at PT. Angkasa Pura II, Kualanamu International Airport, North Sumatra. We invited to present our shorebirds survey spots which close to Kualanamu Airport, that has a potential to birdstrike hazard. This meeting was lead by Bayuh Iswantoro as General Manager of Kualanamu International Airport and Safety, staffContinue reading “Wildlife hazard meeting with Airport Authority (Kualanamu International Airport) related to conservation of migratory bird in the Eastern Coast of North Sumatera”

Attending Indonesian Bird Conference –V, on 27-29 January 2019 at Andalas University, West Sumatra

We attended as speaker at Indonesian Bird Conference – V, Chairunas presented the results of waterbirds survey and future conservation plan in Eastern Coast of North Sumatera. This meeting attended from various Local and International NGO, Government, Forestry Department – BKSDA, Students, lecture from university, bird expert, amateur, bird photographer with more than 60 peopleContinue reading Attending Indonesian Bird Conference –V, on 27-29 January 2019 at Andalas University, West Sumatra

Sharing experience on migratory shorebirds conservation and conduct training for students from local universities in North Sumatra Province (Shorebirds survey and identification training).

This project involved the local people, local communities and students from University. We do a presentation, technical identification and survey training directly on the field for students from North Sumatera University. We present our experience on migratory shorebirds conservation in order to get young researcher and raise more people who interest on shorebirds conservation. AtContinue reading “Sharing experience on migratory shorebirds conservation and conduct training for students from local universities in North Sumatra Province (Shorebirds survey and identification training).”