Information on past workshops on European seaducks can be found here.
Baer’s Pochard conservation
The EAAFP Baer’s Pochard Task Force, in conjunction with Beijing Forestry University, Hengshui Municipal Government, Hengshui Hu Nature Reserve and WWT, held an international workshop on the conservation of Baer’s Pochard in Hengshui, Hebei province, China on 18-21 March 2018. Further details are available here and outputs from the meeting will be available in due course.
Breeding duck monitoring in Europe
A workshop on breeding duck monitoring in Europe, organised by Petr Musil, was held at the European Bird Census Council conference in Romania in September 2013 to kick-start a review that will assess ongoing monitoring and identify best practices, working towards a more standardised and coordinated monitoring programme.
Mottled Duck Ecology and Management in the Southeastern United States
A workshop on Mottled Duck Ecology and Management in the Southeastern United States took place on 19-22 October 2014 at the 68th Annual Conference of the Southeastern Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies, held in Destin, Florida, USA. Further details of presentations made at this workshop are available here.
Workshop on the conservation of Scaly-sided Merganser
A Scaly-sided Merganser conservation workshop was held by the East Asian – Australasian Flyway Partnership’s Scaly-sided Merganser Task Force in Vladivostok, Russia on 23-25 September 2015. The key aims of the workshop were: (1) establish working of the Scaly-sided Merganser Task Force; (2) evaluate changes to threats and agree priorities for action; (3) provide direction for National Action Plans; (4) coordinate surveys in key states; and (5) provide direction to conservation breeding and research in captivity. For further details, please see the SSMTF workshop webpage, or excellent summaries provided by EAAFP and Birds Korea.
White-headed Duck International Working Group and action planning workshop
The 1st meeting of the AEWA White-headed Duck International Working Group took place in Madrid, Spain on the 24-26 October 2016, hosted by the Spanish Ministry of Agriculture, Food and the Environment and organized by SEO/BirdLife, within the framework of the EU LIFE EuroSAP Project (LIFE14 PRE/UK/000002). The meeting focused on launching the revision of the AEWA International Single Species Action Plan for the Conservation of the White-headed Duck as well as discussing urgent priority conservation activities for the species.
For further details see the AEWA website.