The Agreement On The Conservation Of African-Eurasian Migratory Waterbirds

Original Language Title: Par Līgumu par Āfrikas-Eirāzijas migrējošo ūdensputnu aizsardzību

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Cabinet of Ministers Regulations No. 629 in Riga august 23 2005 (pr. No 47 26) on the agreement on the conservation of African-Eurasian Migratory Waterbirds are Issued in accordance with the Cabinet of Ministers Act article 14 equipment, first paragraph, point 3, 1.1 November 1995 agreement on the conservation of African-Eurasian Migratory Waterbirds (hereinafter contract) with these terms are accepted and approved. 2. in accordance with article V of the Treaty, the Ministry of the environment is responsible for the implementation of the agreement and take the contact point functions. 3. the agreement shall enter into force for the period specified in article XIV and in order. Prime Minister a. Halloween Environment Minister r. vējonis accepted and approved by the Cabinet on 23 august 2005, regulations No 629 agreement on the conservation of African-Eurasian Migratory Waterbirds the Contracting Parties, recalling that the 1979 Convention on the conservation of migratory species of wild animals promotes international cooperation to protect migratory species; Recalling that the Conference of the parties to the first meeting in Bonn in October 1985, the Convention secretariat has provided instructions to take appropriate measures to develop a contract for the West Palearktik the Anatidae; Given that it migrating waterfowl in the world's biodiversity is an important part of that, having regard to the 1992 Convention on biological diversity and the 21, has to protect current and future generations of sake; Aware of the economic, social, cultural and recreational benefits of certain species of migratory waterfowl hunting, as well as environmental, ecological, genetic, scientific, aesthetic, recreational, cultural, educational, social and economic value, what is the overall waterfowl; Convinced that the hunt for migratory waterbirds must be sustainable, taking into account all the conservation status of the species concerned as well as their biological characteristics; Aware that migrating birds are particularly sensitive because they migrate over long distances and are dependent on the wetland areas of the network and reduce noplicinoš due to human activities degrade, as it mentioned in the 1971 Convention on Wetlands of international importance, especially as Waterfowl living environment, recognizing that waterfowl migration system of African-Eurasian migratory waterbirds in the geographic range of the species and their Habitat disappearing because of suspension requiring immediate action; Convinced that a multilateral agreement and its implementation through coordinated or concerted practices, will contribute substantially to migratory waterbirds and their habitats in an effective manner as possible and also provide many additional benefits many other animal and plant species, and aware that the effective implementation of the agreement will be to provide assistance to countries with a range of migratory waterbirds and their habitats research, training and monitoring related issues This Habitat management, as well as for the implementation of this agreement, the necessary scientific and administrative institutions in the creation or development of their activities, have agreed on the following. Article i: scope, definitions and interpretation 1. geographical scope of the Treaty is the African-Eurasian Waterbird migration systems range for Annex 1 to the agreement, hereinafter referred to as the "contract range". 2. for the purposes of this Treaty: (a) "the Convention") is the 1979 Convention on the conservation of migratory species of wild animals; (b)) "the Convention secretariat" means in accordance with article IX of this Convention created the structure; (c)) "waterbirds" means those species of birds that at least some of the annual cycle is dependent on wetlands that range fully or partially meet the contract range, and is listed in annex 2 to this agreement; (d) "agreement Secretariat") is, in accordance with article VI of this agreement, paragraph 7 (b)) create structure; e) "parties" means the parties to this agreement, unless the context otherwise indicates, and f) "Parties present and voting ' means Parties present and casting an affirmative or negative vote; in the vote at the party at refrained from no parties and no overhead. In addition, mutatis mutandis, in this agreement have the same meaning in the terms defined in article I of the Convention paragraph 1 (a)) k) points. 3. This agreement is the agreement of the Convention paragraph 3 of article IV. 4. the annex to this Agreement shall form an integral part. Any reference to this agreement includes reference also to its annexes. Article II fundamental principles 1. Parties shall take coordinated measures to maintain Migratory Waterbird species at favourable conservation status or to restore such status. For this purpose its own national jurisdiction apply frameworks set out in article III, as well as the specific actions provided for in article IV of this Treaty within the action plan. 2. in implementing the measures laid down in paragraph 1, the Parties shall comply with the precautionary principle. Article III general protection measures 1. the Parties shall take measures for the protection of migratory waterfowl, paying particular attention to endangered species and species for which no unfavourable conservation status. 2. To this end, the Parties shall: (a)) agree on the same strict migratory waterfowl protection of endangered species throughout the Agreement area as set out in article III of the Convention (4) and (5); (b)) provides that migratory waterbirds, the use of any kind is based on the assessment of the current scientific knowledge in relation to their ecology and is sustainable for both the species and the ecosystems from which they depend; (c) in their territories) identifies migratory waterbirds and the habitats, the site promotes the protection, management, rehabilitation and restoration in collaboration with ARTICLE IX of this agreement, (a)) and (b)), listed in the paragraphs related to the Habitat protection; d) coordinate their efforts to ensure that networks are maintained, which is a suitable habitat, or, where appropriate, are renewed throughout the given range of migratory waterbirds in particular where wetlands are located in several areas of the parties to this agreement; e) examines the problems caused, or may cause, human activities and endeavour to implement remedial measures, including habitat rehabilitation and Habitat loss compensation measures; f) cooperate in emergency situations requiring international concerted action and identifying the species of migratory waterbirds, which are more sensitive in such situations, as well as cooperate in developing appropriate emergency procedures enhanced protection for these species and the individual parties to prepare guidelines for the prevention of such situations; (g) conscious nature) prohibits non-waterfowl species in the environment and take all necessary measures to prevent these species of accidental release into the environment, if such introduction or release would prejudice the wild flora and fauna protection status; in cases where the nature of the non-waterfowl species have already been introduced, the Parties shall take all necessary measures to avoid that they can threaten native species; h) propose or support migratory waterfowl biology and ecology studies, including research and monitoring methods and, where appropriate, joint or collaborative research and monitoring programmes; I) analyse training needs, inter alia, migratory waterbirds survey, monitoring, ringing and wetland management to identify priority issues and training areas and cooperate in the development of appropriate training programmes and; j) develop and maintain programs to increase knowledge and understanding of migratory waterbirds issues in General and in particular in accordance with the objectives and provisions of the Treaty; k) the exchange of information, as well as research, monitoring, enforcement and education program results and l) work together to help each other in implementing this agreement, in particular with research and monitoring. Article IV of the action plan and guidelines for the protection of the 1st action plan attached in annex 3 of this agreement. The specific steps taken by the parties in relation to priority species and issues, corresponding to the General protection measures laid down in article III of this agreement: (a) protection of species); (b) habitat protection); (c) management of human activities); (d) research and monitoring); (e) education and information) and (f)). 2. the action plan should be reviewed at each regular session of the meeting of the parties, taking into account the guidelines on protection. 3. any amendments to the action plan approved by the meeting of the parties, having regard to article III of this agreement. 4. guidelines for protection must be submitted for approval by the meeting of the parties at its first meeting, and they regularly over the view. Article v implementation and financing 1. Each Party shall: (a)) shall designate the authority or authorities for the implementation of this Treaty, which, inter alia, monitor all transactions, which may affect migratory waterbirds of the conservation status of the species, which range is in the territory of the party; (b)) shall designate a contact point for communication with other parties, and shall immediately notify the name and address of the Secretariat of the Treaty that it will immediately notify all other parties, and (c)) from the second session of the meeting of the parties for all regular meetings shall draw up a report on the implementation of the agreement and in particular on the protective measures. This sample report is determined by the first session of the meeting of the parties, and it can be reviewed in the next meeting of the parties to any meeting. All reports must be submitted to the Agreement Secretariat not later than one hundred and twenty days before the regular session of the meeting of the parties, which the report has been prepared, and the Treaty Secretariat distributes its copies immediately to the other parties. 2. (a)) all parties shall contribute to the budget of the contract under the United Nations Organ in the assessment scale of the sation. The maximum level of contribution by each party, which is the range of the country, the maximum is limited to 25% of the total budget. Regional economic integration organisations contribution does not provide 2.5% of all administrative costs. (b)) in the light of the principle of consensus, the meeting of the parties to make decisions relating to the budget and the scale of the changes that may be required. 3. the meeting of the parties, financial control, research, training and by migratory water birds, including the protection and management of the associated project financing can create Defense Fund from voluntary contributions of parties or from other sources. 4. subject to bilateral or multilateral agreements, the parties are encouraged to undertake training and to provide technical and financial assistance to the other parties to help them implement the terms of this contract. The meeting of the parties on article vi 1. decision-making bodies of this contract is the meeting of the parties. 2. in consultation with the Secretariat of the Convention, the depositary shall, not later than one year after the entry into force of this Treaty, the date of the meeting of the Parties shall be convened by the sitting. Then, in consultation with the Secretariat of the Convention, the Secretariat shall convene the parties to the agreement to each ordinary session of the meeting at least every three years, unless the meeting of the Parties decides otherwise. Where possible, these meetings shall be held in conjunction with the regular session of the Conference of the parties to the Convention. 3. by at least one third of the parties ' written request the Secretariat of the Treaty shall convene extraordinary session of the meeting of the parties. 4. The meetings of the parties to the proceedings may participate as observers in the United Nations and its specialized agencies, the International Atomic Energy Agency, contract for non-aligned countries and the secretariats of the international conventions, which, inter alia, related to the migratory waterbirds, including their protection and management. The proceedings of the meeting of the parties as observers can be represented and all the agencies and bodies that are competent in these matters of protection or migratory waterbirds trials if it is not contradicted at least one third of the Parties present. 5. the right to vote is just a party. Each Party shall have one vote, but regional economic integration organisations which are party to this Treaty, in matters within their competence shall exercise their right to vote with a number of votes equal to the number of its Member States which are party to this Treaty. The regional economic integration organization shall not exercise its right to vote if such rights are invoked, the Member States and vice versa. 6. If the Contract provides otherwise, decisions of the meeting of the Parties shall adopt, pursuant to the principle of consensus, but in cases where consensus is not possible, to be achieved by the Parties present and voting at a two-thirds majority. 7. At its first meeting, the meeting of the parties: (a) adopt its rules of procedure), respecting the principle of consensus; (b)) this Treaty in article VIII the secretariat functions shall be established within the Secretariat of the Convention secretariat of the Treaty; (c) this Agreement) establishes in article VII Technical Committee; (d) approve the report of the sample), which must be drawn up in accordance with article V of this agreement, paragraph 1 (c)), and (e)), the criteria adopted in determining the position of an emergency that must be carried out without the protective measures which the Atlas, and the procedure on how to ask to take the appropriate measures. 8. All regular session meeting of the parties will: (a)) looking migratory waterbirds and their habitats important for survival status of actual and potential changes, as well as the factors that they can have adverse effects; (b) review the progress and difficulties) due to the implementation of this agreement; (c) adopt the budget and appearance) questions relating to the financing of this contract; (d)) shall examine all matters relating to the functioning of the Secretariat of the agreement and participation of the Technical Committee; e) adopted a report that is to be party to this Treaty, and to the Conference of the parties to the Convention, and f) set the next meeting time and location. 9. in any hearing in its meeting of the parties may: a) to make recommendations to the parties as it considers necessary or appropriate; (b)) to establish specific steps to improve the effectiveness of this agreement and, if necessary, the emergency measures provided for in article VII of this agreement, paragraph 4; (c)) to consider and decide on the proposals necessary to make amendments to this Treaty; (d)) to make amendments to the action plan, in accordance with ARTICLE IV of this agreement, paragraph 3; e) establish such subsidiary bodies as it deems necessary for the implementation of this Treaty, in particular coordination with bodies established under other international agreements, conventions and treaties that overlap or geographic scope, and f) taxonomic decisions at all with the implementation of this Treaty. Article VII Technical Committee 1. the Technical Committee shall comprise: (a)) nine experts representing different areas of the contract, subject to geographical distribution balanced; b) one representative of the conservation of nature's (IUCN), the International Union, one representative of the international waterfowl and wetlands research Bureau (IWRB), one representative of the international hunting and wild fauna protection Council (CIC) and (c)) by one expert from the following sectors: rural economy, hunting farm and environmental rights. Expert designation procedure, their term of Office and the appointment of the Chairman of the technical committee procedures should be determined by the meeting of the parties. The President may approve up to four observers from specialised international inter-governmental and non val stisk organisations. 2. when the meeting of the parties unless otherwise decided, the meetings of the Technical Committee must be convened by the Secretariat in connection with the agreement of each meeting of the parties to the current session, and the meeting of the parties, at least once the current sitting in between. 3. The Technical Committee shall: (a)) provide scientific and technical advice and information to the meeting of the parties, and the Secretariat of the Treaty, the parties to the agreement; b) make recommendations to the meeting of the parties on the action plan, implementation of the agreement and further research to be carried out; (c)) for each ordinary meeting of the parties to the hearing shall prepare a report of its activities to be submitted to the agreement Secretariat not later than one hundred and twenty days prior to the meeting and the meeting of the parties to the secretariat copies of the Treaty it must be distributed to the parties, and (d)) shall take all other tasks entrusted to it by the meeting of the parties. 4. If the opinion of the Technical Committee of the urgent need to immediately take emergency measures one or more Migratory Waterbird conservation status of the species, the Technical Committee may require the agreement Secretariat shall immediately convene a meeting of the parties. These parties then meet as soon as possible to immediately create a mechanism that supports this particular endangered species protection. When recommendations are adopted in this meeting, the parties concerned shall inform each other and the agreement Secretariat, of their implementation measures taken or reasons why these recommendations have not been implemented. 5. The Technical Committee shall have the discretion to create working groups that may be required for specific tasks. Article VIII of the Treaty, the Treaty Secretariat Secretariat functions are: a) to organize and service the meetings of the meeting of the parties and the meetings of the Technical Committee; (b)) to execute the decisions which it is pointed out in the meeting of the parties; (c)) to promote and coordinate the actions to be taken in accordance with the Treaty, including implementation of the action plan according to the decision adopted by the meeting of the parties; d) interact with them the contract range States that are not parties to the Treaty, and promote cooperation with the international and national organisations, the activities of which are directly or indirectly related with the migratory waterbirds, as well as their protection and management; (e) to collect and assess information) that contribute to the achievement of the objectives of the Treaty and its implementation, and to the dissemination of information; (f)) to pay attention to the meeting of the parties to matters related to the objectives of this agreement; g) not later than sixty days before each meeting of the parties to the convening of the regular session of all parties to distribute the article V paragraph 1 (a)), the authorities referred to in this agreement and the report of the Technical Committee along with their copies of the copies of the report to be submitted in accordance with paragraph (h)); h) every year and the meeting of the parties to all regular meetings to prepare reports on the activities of the Secretariat and the implementation of this Treaty; I) administer contract budget and, if created, the Defense Fund; j) inform the public about the Treaty and its objectives and make other) functions that may be delegated to it in connection with this agreement, or on the decision by the meeting of the parties. Article IX the relationship with international bodies dealing with migratory waterbirds and their habitats, the Secretariat shall consult the agreement: (a) the Secretariat of the Convention) regularly and when necessary with the institutions that carry out the secretariat functions of the agreements concluded in accordance with ARTICLE IV, paragraphs 3 and 4, of the Convention, relating to migratory waterfowl, 1971 Convention on Wetlands of international importance, especially as Waterfowl Habitat, the 1973 Convention on international trade in endangered species of wild fauna and flora , the 1968 African Convention on the conservation of nature, the 1979 Convention on the conservation of European Wildlife and natural habitats, the 1992 Convention on biological diversity in the light of the meeting of the parties in cooperation with the parties to the Convention in all matters that are of common interest, and in particular issues related to the development of the action plan and implementation; (b)) with other relevant conventions and international treaty secretariats on issues which are of common interest, and (c)) with other organizations competent to apply the migratory waterbirds and their habitats, including protection and management, as well as research, education and public awareness raising. Article x amendments to the agreement 1. This agreement may be amended by the meeting of the parties in both routine and emergency meetings. 2. proposals of amendments can go into to provide any party. 3. The proposed text of the amendment and its hairs must be communicated to the Secretariat of the Treaty not later than one hundred and fifty days before the opening of the meeting. The agreement Secretariat shall send forthwith to the parties. All comments on the text of the amendment to the agreement, the Parties shall notify the Secretariat no later than sixty days before the opening of the meeting. Secretariat to the feedback the final date for submission of the parties as soon as possible, communicate feedback received by that date. 4. contract amendments, except amendments to the annex shall be adopted by the Parties present and voting at a two-thirds majority, and they shall enter into force for the parties which have accepted it, on the thirtieth day following the date on which two thirds of the parties to the Treaty on the date of adoption of the amendment have deposited an instrument of acceptance of the amendment to its article with the depositary. For parties that their acceptance of articles deposited after the date on which your acceptance of articles deposited in two-thirds of the parties, the amendment shall enter into force on the 30th day after the date of acceptance of the these articles deposited. 5. any additional annexes and amendments to the annex shall be adopted by the Parties present and voting at a two-thirds majority, and the Parties shall enter into force on the 90th day after the date of adoption by the meeting of the parties, except for those parties that have committed a reservation in accordance with paragraph 6 of this article. 6. in paragraph 5 of this article, for the 90 days period, the parties by written notification to the depositary may make reservations for over their annex or amendment. Such a reservation may be withdrawn at any time by written notification to the depositary, and with it the additional annex or amendment shall enter into force for this party on the thirtieth day after the date on which the withdrawal of the reservation. Article XI This Treaty's impact on the international conventions and the law 1. The rules contained in this Treaty shall in no way prejudice the rights and obligations of the parties arising from existing international treaties, conventions and agreements. 2. the provisions of this Agreement shall in no way prejudice the right of parties migratory waterbirds and their habitats to maintain or adopt more stringent measures. Article XII settlement of disputes 1. all disputes which arise two or more parties about the interpretation or application of this agreement, you must resolve this dispute parties. 2. If the dispute cannot be resolved in accordance with paragraph 1 of this article, the parties may by mutual consent to lodge a complaint at the Permanent Court of arbitration in the Hague, and the parties to this complaint iesniegušaj the decision of the Court is binding. Article XIII of the signature, ratification, acceptance, approval and accession 1 this Agreement shall be open for signature by all range States irrespective of whether the territory under their jurisdiction is in the contract area, or a regional economic integration organisation that is a member of at least one of the range States): (a) signature without reservation in respect of ratification, acceptance or approval, or b) signature with reservation in respect of ratification , acceptance or approval, to further ratification, acceptance or approval. 2. this agreement is open for signature in the Hague pending its entry into force. 3. This Treaty shall be open to any country or area referred to in paragraph 1 above, the regional economic integration organisation that the entry into force of the Treaty. 4. instruments of ratification, acceptance, approval of, or accession to, the definition in the article must be submitted to the depositary. Article XIV entry into force 1 this Agreement shall enter into force on the first day of the third month after at least fourteen range States or regional economic integration organization of which at least seven are from Africa and seven from Eurasia continent, this contract is signed without reservation as to ratification, acceptance or approval or deposit of an instrument of ratification, acceptance or approval of the articles deposited in accordance with article XIII of this agreement. 2. in relation to the range States or regional economic integration organizations that have signed the agreement: a) without reservation as to ratification, acceptance or approval; b) ratified, accepted or approved by, or c) acceded of the date when the range States and regional economic integration organizations, the number required for its entry into force, have signed it without reservation or have ratified, accepted or approved by, this Agreement shall enter into force on the first day of the third month after this country or organization has signed it without reservation of ratification or have deposited their , acceptance, approval or accession article. Article XV of this Agreement, the provisions of the disclaimer does not apply to General reservations. However, specific reservations by States or regional economic integration organisations can be done by signing it without reservation as to ratification, acceptance or approval, or when depositing its instrument of ratification, acceptance, approval or accession article, in respect of any species covered by the agreement, or to a specific provision of the action plan. Such a reservation State or regional economic integration organization that made it, may be withdrawn at any time by the written notification to the depositary; the following country or organization does not have binding provisions that are the subject of the reservation, thirty days after the date on which it has withdrawn its reservation. Article XVI the denunciation all the parties may, at any time, denounce the Treaty, written notification to the depositary. Denunciation shall take effect twelve months after the date on which the depositary has received the notification. Article XVII depositary 1. original of the present agreement, in the Arabic, English, French and Russian languages, all versions being equally authentic, shall be deposited with the Government of the Kingdom of the Netherlands, who is the depositary. After the publication of the treaty depositary, this version of the certified true copies shall be sent to all article XIII, paragraph 1 of the above countries, regional economic integration organizations and the Secretariat of the Treaty. 2. as soon as the Treaty enters into force, a certified copy of the depositary shall transmit to the Secretariat of the United Nations for registration and publication, in accordance with the United Nations Charter, article 102. 3. the depositary shall inform all signatories of the Treaty or acceded States, regional economic integration organizations and the Secretariat of the Treaty: a) any signature; b) each deposit of an instrument of ratification, acceptance, approval or accession article deposit; (c)) of this Treaty, the date of entry into force, as well as the date of entry into force possible additional attachments, this Agreement or its annexes; d) reservation as to the additional annex or the amendment to the annexes; e) applications and the cancellation of the reservation, and f) all notices of denunciation of this agreement. The depositary to all States and regional economic integration organizations that have signed the Treaty or acceded and sent to the Secretariat of the Treaty a reservation, additional annex, the annex to this agreement or its amendments. In witness thereof, the undersigned, being duly authorised thereto, have signed this agreement. 1995 November 1 in annex 1 the Hague Treaty area treaty definition of the zone are the following: from the North Pole southward over 130 oR line to longitude 75 oZ; from there to the East and Southeast through the PSA Melville Vikont. Prince Regent River, flows into the bothnian Bay, Fox basin, Fox channel and Hudson Bay to a point on the Northwest Atlantic, 60 oZ, 60 oR; from there the day vidaustrum direction through the Northwest Atlantic Ocean to a point 50 oZ oR 30; from there along the longitude line 30 oR up to 10 oZ; from there South of the Equator oR 20; from the South along the longitude line 20 oR up to 40 oD; from there the East direction along a line to latitude 40 oD 60 oA; from there in a northerly direction through the swept 60 oA longitude line to 35 oZ; thence east-north-easterly direction along a straight line to a point on the Earth's surface in the West Altai 49 oZ, 87 o27 ' A; thence in a north-easterly direction in a straight line along the Earth's surface to the Arctic Ocean coast 130 oA; thence north along longitude 130o of the line to the North Pole. Contract coverage contours highlighted in the map below. 1. Annex a contract area map Appendix 2 waterfowl species, covered līgums1 Penguin Spheniscus demersus family Jackass Penguin-GĀRGAĻ the Red-throated Diver Gavia stellat-Gavia arctica Black-throated Diver Gavia immer masked diver Gavia adamsi in Yellow-billed diver Grebe-Tachybaptus ruficollis Little Grebe podiceps cristatus great crested grebe podiceps grisegena Red-necked grebe podiceps auritus Horned Grebe podiceps nigricoll a black-necked grebe of pelicans Pelecanus onocrotal of the Pink Pelican Pelecanus rufescen of African Pelican Pelecanus Crispus Dalmatian Pelican BOOBY-Sula capensis (more) Jackass booby Cormorant Phalacrocorax family of Crown coronat Cormorant Phalacrocorax pygmaeus small Cormorant, Phalacrocorax glect by pundurūden not a coastal great Cormorant Phalacrocorax carbo great Cormorant Phalacrocorax nigrogular a Sokotr in cormorant Phalacrocorax capensis Jackass Cormorant Heron Egretta ardesiac of the family of the black Heron Egretta vinaceigul of the Rudrīkl's Heron Egretta garzetta little egret or silk Egret Egretta is a reef heron Egretta gular a dimorph of Maskaren Heron Ardea cinerea fish Heron delete-Ardea melanocephala, Black-throated Heron Ardea purpurea red heron Casmerodi Alba (great) White Egret Mesophoyx Intermedia or Sudrabgārn the average of the Ibis Cattle Egret Bubulc Egret Ardeol Egret ralloid of Ardeol of the yellow-gray Heron ida Ardeol's rufiventr a dark Heron Nycticorax nycticorax night heron Ixobrych are Small Bittern minutus Ixobrych of the Botaur Pundurdump of the stellar sturmi by the Great Bittern Stork Āmrijstārķ by the Mycteri Ibis-lamelliger African spraugknāb Anastom the Ciconia nigra black stork Ciconia's Stork Ciconia abdimi rain of Bīskapstārķ by the episcop Ciconia ciconia White Stork in the crumenifer of the Leptioptilo on the TUPEĻKNĀBJ family Marab


Balaenicep rex Tupeļknāb-Plegad an IBIS falcinell ibis by Brown of a Gerontic waldrapp eremit Threskiorn of the Sacred ibis aethiopic Platalea Leucorodia Eurasian spoonbill Platalea Alba African Eurasian spoonbill Flamingo phoenicopterus ruber family Pink Flamingo Phoenicopterus minor of the little Flamingo DUCK dendrocygna bicolor-fulvous whistling-duck dendrocygna viduat Thalassorn by the barnacle leuconot Dūkurpīl whistling-duck-Oxyura leucocephala-white-headed zilknāb by macco Oxyura African zilknāb by Cygnus olor mute swan Cygnus Cygnus whooper swan Cygnus columbian small Swan goose Anser Anser brachyrhynch of Īsknābj of fabal Bean Goose-Anser Albifrons Baltpier goose Anser erythrop are small goose Anser Anser greylag Goose Branta leucopsis barnacle goose Branta bernicl masked of the Goose Branta ruficollis Red-necked goose Alopochen, Egyptian goose, aegyptiac of the Nile goose Tadorn ferruginea Ferruginous Shelduck Tadorn Cana dižpīl is Tadorn the bald tadorn of dižpīl of Plectropter of Saaremaa gambens the spur-winged goose sarkidiornis melanotos Comb Duck auritus African Not to ttap pundurzos of Anas Penelope Anas svūkšķ, a wigeon strepera Gadwall Anas crecc teal, Anas capensis kriķ a jackass teal Anas platyrhynchos Forests duck An of the undulat mercen, Yellow-billed duck Anas erythrorhynch Anas of acut Pintail duck of the Red-billed a Hotentot-hottentot teal Anas querquedul clypeat of the Platknāb of Garganeys An Marmaronett angustirostr of the Marmorpīl of the netta Rufina Pochard netta erythrophthalma southern Pochard Aythya ferina Aythya nyroca a white-eyed River-Red-throated by fuligul of Cekulpīl of Aythya Aythya maril's wheelbarrow Somateria mollissima Common Eider Somateria spectabil a Furnace of Common Eider, Steller's Polystict steller's Eider, long-tailed Duck clangula hyemalis kaup-Melanitta nigra black Scoter Melanitta Fusca dusky duck Bucephal by the sea, Thater clangula common Goldeneye in albell of Mergell smew mergus serrator red-breasted merganser mergus merganser big merganser crane family's pavonin dark vainagdzērv in the Balearics in the Balearics of grey vainagdzērv regulor Grus leucogeran in White crane Grus Virgo a small crane Grus paradiseâ paradise crane Grus Grus carunculat in Sekstain in Grus Grus common crane-DUMBRCĀĻ Sarothrur in cekulast elegans-Sarothrur-polka dot in the cekulast Sarothrur of boehm's ayres Böhm in winged cekulast aquaticus water rail by a Rall Rall of African water rail caerulescen the Crecops the egregi of Crex crex a turn Pivot of African Amaurorn of the ormanīt Porzan flavirostris black has parvo of the
The Porzan of the little ormanīt hope ormanīt a Porzan pusilla is a Aenigmatolimn of Ormanīt of porzan of ormanīt of Porphyri, marginal striped in a small sultānvistiņ of the allen gallinula chloropus Moorhen gallinula angulata little Moorhen Fulic cristata comb by Fulic ATRA Lauc lauc, pop crab plovers family Drôme ardeol crab Plover sea magpie family Haematop ostralegus Eurasian oystercatcher, bald Haematop moquin of Eurasian oystercatcher ĪLENKNĀBJ Himantop of the himantop family of the avosett of Recurvirostr Garstilb Avozet by LIELAČ īlenknāb, (AKMEŅKUIT) of senegalens by Senegalese Burhinus thick-knee BEZDELĪGTĀRTIŅ (TIRKŠĶ) Pluvian-Krokodilputn of pratincol of aegypti glareola Brūnspārn a bezdelīgtārtiņš of glareola nordmanni razorbill glareola bezdelīgtārtiņš a bezdelīgtārtiņš Gareol of Madagascar's ocular nuchal bezdelīgtārtiņš glareola cinerea by dark grey PLOVERS, a Pluvial bezdelīgtārtiņš apricari yellow fulv by the Pluvial Tundra Plover of the Pluvial squatarol marine Plover lapwing Plover Charadrius hiaticul of sand Charadrius Plover Charadrius dubius River in Plover Charadrius pecuari of tricollar a pasture in Trejkrās in the dark Ringed Plover Charadrius Plover Charadrius forbes pallidus Pale Plover-Charadrius Plover Charadrius alexandrin sea of the Baltpier of the Plover Charadrius marginata of Mongols in mountain plover Charadrius Plover Charadrius leschenaulti of desert to the Caspian Plover asiatic Eudromi of the Morinell of Vanell morinellus vanell lapwing Plover of Vanell spinosus
Barnacle lapwing of Vanell albiceps white-headed lapwing of Vanell senegall of African lēverķīvīt of the lugubr of Vanell Bender in melanopter of Vanell lapwing lapwing Vanell razorbill in the Vainagķīvīt of the coronat Vanell superciliosus Brūnkrūš of lapwing of Vanell Gregarius steppes of the lapwing Vanell leucur white-tailed lapwing-Scolopax rusticol-SLOKA sloka of stenur of Adatast of Gallinag of Gallinag of the snipe in the gallinag media Gallinag the Kikuta snipe at a minimum of Lymnocrypt Jack of the Limosa Limosa black puskuital the Limosa lapponica godwit in a phaeop of Lietuvain Numeni Numeni had tenuirostr of common arquat of the curlew Numeni Tringa erythrop-Curlew Sandpiper Tringa totana in the Dark of the Sandpiper Tringa stagnatil Meadow by the pool Sandpiper Tringa bulari not a large Sandpiper Tringa ochrop forest Sandpiper Tringa glareola Marsh Sandpiper Tringa cinerea grey, terekij's Sandpiper Tringa hypoleuco a common Sandpiper-Calidris Arenari tenuirostr the InterPro a Ruddy Turnstone red-breasted šņibīt a great šņibīt of the Calidris canut the Calidris alba Calidris minuta a bright šņibīt Trulīt of the Calidris temminckii Temink or grey the Calidris maritima šņibīt sea šņibīt the Calidris Alpine the Dunlin Calidris ferrugine Līkšņibīt of falcinell of Limicol of a Dūņšņibīt Philomach of Gugatn of Phalarop a in of pugnax lobat Šaurknābj for Phalarop fulicari of the pūslīt Platknābj of the pūslīt a Gull Larus leucopthalm family of the white-eyed River-Gull Larus hemprichi, in the dark Gull Larus CANUS Larus audouini, kayak Oduān Gull Larus marinus great Black backed Gull Larus Dominicans in the the algal Gull Larus hyperbore large polārkaij glaucoid small of the Larus polārkaij-Larus argentatus Herring Gull Larus heuglin's Gull Larus Tundra armenic for Armenian Gull Larus cachinnan Caspian Gull Larus fuscus lesser Black-backed Gull Larus ichthyaet-fish cirrocephal of Grey Gull Larus Gull Larus hartlaubi of the Jackass Gull Larus ridibundus Large Gull Larus GENEI rozalb Gull Larus melanocephalus Western Gull Larus minutus little gull, Sabine's Gull the Šķeltast tends to the Stern of the nilotic dune Tern Sterna caspi was Caspian tern Royal Tern Sterna Maxima Sterna bengalensis small cekulzīriņš large cekulzīriņš bergi Stern Stern sandvicens the Cekulzīriņš Tern Sterna dougalli pink vittat the Antarctic Tern Sterna Sterna hirundo common tern Arctic Tern Sterna paradisae a Sterna albifrons little Tern Sterna Tern Sterna saunders in Arabia of Oriental balaenar Tern Sterna repress the Red Sea tern chlidonias hybrida in tern chlidonias leucopter barnacle of White-winged tern chlidonias niger black tern SMĒLĒJZĪRIŅ family of smēlējzīriņš Rynchop flavirostris African 1 under the meeting of the parties that happened in 2002, 25-27 September Bonn, Germany, to the doomed.
3. in the annex, action plāns2 1. scope 1.1. This action plan refers to table 1 of this annex (hereinafter referred to as "table 1") listed Migratory Waterbird populations. 1.2. table 1 is referred to in this annex. All references to this annex also includes a reference to table 1. 2. the protection of the species 2.1. Legal measures 2.1.1. Parties that have A column of table 1 lists populations, provides that the protection of the population in accordance with article III of this agreement, paragraph 2 (a)). This part in particular and in accordance with the following: (a) point 2.1.3) these populations in their territories, prohibit the hunting of birds and their eggs collection; (b) the population) prohibits, in so far as such disturbance disturbance can be important for the protection of the population and (c)) prohibits this population of birds and their eggs, use, possession and trafficking, in violation of the prohibition, laid down in accordance with subparagraph (a) above), as well as possession or use and trade in these birds, or their eggs, parts or products recognized. By way of exception, populations that only A column be added to the category 2 and 3 and marked with an asterisk, hunting may continue, subject to the sustainable use of natural resources, if the population of bird hunting is a traditional long-established practice. Such sustainable use should be carried out according to the international species action plan in the framework of specific rules. 2.1.2. the parties that are listed in table 1, the population is governed by all the populations of birds hunting and egg collection listed in column B of table 1. The following legal measures aimed at this population to maintain or promote the rejuvenation to a favourable conservation status, and using the latest knowledge on population dynamics, to ensure that this population to hunt or other use is sustainable. These legal measures in accordance with the following: (a) in point 2.1.3) ban various reproductive cycle, breeding and juvenile birds return to the nesting sites during the use of the population of the birds, if it has a negative effect on the conservation status of the populations concerned; (b) the use of regulated accounts Brandenburg); (c) restrictions of use) when necessary, and ensuring that these limits are complied with, and (d)), the prohibition on this population of birds and their eggs and use of possession or trafficking, violation of the prohibition, laid down in accordance with this paragraph, as well as possession or use and trade in these birds or their eggs. 2.1.3. Notwithstanding article III of the Convention the provisions of paragraph 5, the parties may determine exemptions from the prohibitions referred to in 2.1.1 and 2.1.2. If no other suitable solution for the following purposes: (a)) in order to prevent serious damage to crops, water and fisheries; (b)), air safety or other overriding public interests; (c) research and education) reintroduction and breeding those needs; (d) certain species) small number of catching and keeping or other judicious exploitation requires strictly controlled conditions and limited scope, and specific population e) breeding or protection in the promotion. Such exceptions must be determined accurately in content, they need to be spatially and time limited, and they must not be detrimental to the populations listed in table 1. The parties to the agreement as soon as possible, inform the Secretariat of any exceptions provided for under this rule. 2.2. Action plans for individual species 2.2.1. the Parties shall cooperate to develop and implement international action plans for separate populations of that species 1. tab read A box listed at category 1 and priority populations, 1. tab read A box marked with an asterisk. The agreement Secretariat shall coordinate the development of these plans, coordination and implementation. 2.2.2. the parties prepare and implement national action plans for specific species populations listed in column A of table 1, to improve the overall protection status. This action plan includes specific provisions for populations that are marked with an asterisk. If necessary, take account of the problems associated with accidental hunting birds because they incorrectly identified to species. 2.3. the emergency measures required in all possible parties in the cases closely and cooperate in the development and implementation of emergency measures in relation to those in table 1, if in a population coverage of the site they created extremely unfavourable or endangering conditions. 2.4. The reintroduction of party shall exercise the greatest discretion, reintroducēj a population listed in table 1 in the traditional range of places where it no longer. They must endeavour to develop and follow a precise plan for re-introduction based on relevant scientific studies. The reintroduction plan is a component of national and, where appropriate, the international action plans for individual species. The reintroduction plan must include environmental impact assessment, and should be widely available. The Parties shall inform the Secretariat of the Treaty for all table 1 shows the population reintroduction programmes. 2.5 2.5.1 Introduction. a party may, if it considers it necessary, prohibit the alohont species of introduced animals and plants that may be harmful to those in table 1 population. 2.5.2. the parties may, if it considers it necessary, may determine the appropriate precautionary measures to prevent the captured the alohont species of birds into the wild of the chance. 2.5.3. the parties to the extent necessary shall take the appropriate measures, including hunting, to ensure that in cases of non-indigenous species or their hybrids in their areas if they are introduced, will not endanger the population referred to in table 1. 3. Habitat protection habitat records 3.1 3.1.1. the parties, where appropriate in cooperation with the competent international organisations, shall develop and publish, in their areas of existing populations listed in table 1 requires habitat records. 3.1.2. the Parties shall endeavour as a matter of priority to identify all those in table 1 populations necessary governmental and international importance of the accommodation. 3.2. protection of Territory 3.2.1. Parties shall endeavour to continue to create a protected area to protect the table 1 these populations need Habitat, must draw up and implement such management plans for the territory. 3.2.2. the Parties shall endeavour to provide special protection to those wetlands which meet internationally accepted criteria of international importance. 3.2.3. the Parties shall endeavour to ensure a reasonable and sustainable in their territories the use of existing wetlands. In particular, they seek to prevent the populations listed in table 1 habitat degradation and loss through the appropriate provisions or standards and control measures. It specifically seeks to: (a)) in all possible cases to ensure compliance with the statutory restrictions on the use of agricultural chemicals, pest control procedures and waste water treatment, which must comply with the international norms established to minimise harmful effects on the populations listed in table 1, a and b) to prepare and distribute information material of the languages in which describe these existing provisions, standards and control measures, as well as their adverse impacts on humans and wildlife. 3.2.4. Parties shall endeavour to develop the ecosystem approach in the appropriate strategies referred to in table 1 for the protection of habitats of populations, including populations of such habitats, which are territorially dispersed. 3.3. Rehabilitation and restoration of the parties in cases where it is possible and necessary, trying to restore the areas that were once listed in table 1 populations important. 4. management of human activities 4.1. Hunting 4.1.1. The Parties shall cooperate to ensure that the legislation relating to hunting, to implement the principle of sustainable utilization for this action plan, taking into account all relevant water birds of geographical areas and their life historical figures. 4.1.2. The parties to the Treaty should be kept informed by the secretariat about its legislation relating to the population referred to in table 1 of the hunt. 4.1.3. the Parties shall cooperate to develop a credible and coherent system of data collection, hunting is necessary to evaluate the populations listed in table 1 annual usage. They provide the Secretariat reviews the agreement for each year of the population's total amount, if such data is available. 4.1.4. the Parties shall endeavour to 2000 Izu begrudge the use of lead shot for hunting in wetlands. 4.1.5. the Parties shall develop and implement a Passover of poisoned bait Kuma use sam and the fullest possible knowledge of the eradication. 4.1.6. the Parties shall develop and implement measures illegal hunting for their reduction and complete eradication possible. 4.1.7. where appropriate, the Parties shall encourage hunters mergers of local, national and international clubs or organizations to coordinate their activities and help ensure the sustainability of public finances. 4.1.8. the Parties shall, where appropriate, facilitate the implementation of the requirements of Hunter the proficiency tests, amongst others, shall provide the bird recognition. 4.2. Ecotourism in 4.2.1. where appropriate, the parties, with the exception of the central part of the protected area, promoting the development of joint programmes of all the interested parties to develop a friendly and useful for the wetland ecotourism, which focuses in table 1 of that population. 4.2.2. the parties, in cooperation with the competent international organisations, shall endeavour to assess the costs, benefits and other effects, you can create a separate wetland ecotourism, which focuses in table 1 of that population. All the results of this evaluation, they shall communicate to the Secretariat of the Treaty. 4.3. other human activities 4.3.1. Parties shall assess the impact of the proposed project, which can cause conflicts between 3.2 territories referred to existing populations listed in table 1, and the people's interests, and provides public access to this evaluation. 4.3.2. the Parties shall endeavour to collect information about the losses in particular for crop damage caused by the volume of the population referred to in table 1, and the results communicated to the agreement Secretariat. 4.3.3. the Parties shall cooperate in order to determine the appropriate loss mitigation techniques, or to reduce loss of influence in particular on crop volume, caused by populations listed in table 1, using the experience gained elsewhere in the world. 4.3.4. the Parties shall cooperate to develop action plans for separate populations of the species that cause significant damage, especially crop volumes. The agreement Secretariat shall coordinate the development of such plan and harmonisation. 4.3.5. the parties may contribute to the high environmental standards so that the design and construction of travel, reduce their impact on the populations listed in table 1. They take into account the measures reducing the impact of existing structures when it becomes apparent that they have a negative impact on specific populations. 4.3.6 in cases where human activity a threat referred to in table 1 water birds protection, the Parties shall endeavour to take measures to reduce such threats. Appropriate measures in the following cases, inter alia, can be a disturbance-free zones to be created in protected areas, of which public access is not allowed. 5. research and monitoring 5.1 the Parties shall endeavour to make the scarce research survey in which the territory may have significant populations listed in table 1 concentration. The following survey results are widely distributed. 5.2. the Parties shall endeavour to make the populations listed in table 1. The results of such monitoring shall be published or sent to the relevant international organisations, in order to give the opportunity to prepare a report on the population status and trends. 5.3. the Parties shall cooperate in order to improve the measurement of trends in bird populations in this population as a criterion for the description of the status. 5.4. the Parties shall cooperate in order to determine all the populations listed in table 1 the migration routes, using existing information on the breeding and non-breeding season in the Division and the census results, as well as participation in ringing programmes agreed. 5.5. the Parties shall endeavour to initiate and support collaborative research projects for the populations listed in table 1 of the ecology, population dynamics and Habitat to determine their specific requirements, as well as the right to protection and resource management techniques. 5.6. the Parties shall endeavour to undertake studies on wetlands loss, degradation and disturbance to wetland ecosystems, the potential capacity of the used table 1 population and referred to the migration patterns of the population. 5.7. the Parties shall endeavour to undertake studies on hunting and trade impacts table 1 in populations, and the importance of the use of the local and national economy. 5.8. the Parties shall endeavour to cooperate with relevant international organisations, and to support research and monitoring projects. 6. education and information 6.1 the parties where necessary, organise training programmes to ensure that the implementation of this action plan responsible personnel have adequate knowledge to properly implement it. 6.2. The Parties shall cooperate with each other and with the Secretariat, to develop training programmes and carry out resource materials. 6.3. the Parties shall endeavour to develop programmes, information materials and techniques of public awareness-raising about the objectives of this action plan, the regulations and its content. In connection with that particular attention should be paid to people living in the most important wetland area or their surroundings, this wetland users (hunters, fishermen, tourists, etc.), local authorities and other decision makers. 6.4. the parties listed in table 1 for the protection of the population trying to implement special public awareness campaigns. 7. implementation 7.1. in implementing this action plan, the Parties shall, where appropriate, give priority to table 1 in column A of these populations. 7.2. in the case referred to in table 1 of the population in the territory of one party is more of the same species populations, this party shall take protection measures for populations or populations, the conservation status of which is the worst. 7.3. to help the parties to implement this action plan, the agreement Secretariat, in co-operation with the Technical Committee and with the expert help of the range States of the coordinate development of guidelines on the protection of this Treaty, in accordance with paragraph 4 of article IV. The agreement Secretariat shall, where possible, ensure consistency with guidelines approved under other international law. These guidelines on protection focused on the implementation of the principle of sustainable use. They, inter alia, to: (a)) action plans for individual species; b) emergency measures; (c) the preparation of the survey) and Habitat management methods; d) hunting practices; e) trade with the waterfowl; f) tourism; g) volume reduction of damage of crops and h) waterfowl monitoring protocol. 7.4. the agreement Secretariat, in coordination with the Technical Committee and the parties to prepare or more international reports, necessary for the implementation of this action plan, including: a) reports on population status and trends; (b) information obtained in surveys) weaknesses; (c)) of each stock used space networks, including reports on the protection status of each site, as well as in each case, the use of management measures; d) each national legislation relating to hunting and trade in the context of this contract 2. species listed in the annex; (e) the development and implementation phase) for the action plans for individual species; f) Re-introduction projects and introduced the nature not g) of characteristic waterfowl species and their hybrid status. 7.5. the agreement Secretariat shall endeavour to ensure that the report referred to in paragraph 7.4 are clarified and updated not less frequently than every three years. 7.6. The Technical Committee shall evaluate the guidelines and reports prepared in accordance with 7.3 and 7.4, and meetings of the meeting of the parties in the development of recommendations and draft resolutions relating to the development, content and implementation. 7.7. the agreement Secretariat shall regularly review the possible mechanisms through their resources (financial resources and technical assistance), necessary for the implementation of this action plan and in each regular session of the meeting of the parties on the report. 2 according to the meeting of the parties, held in 2002, 25-27 September in Bonn, Germany, to the doomed. table 1 population status of migratory waterbirds in the explanation of the classification in the implementation of the action plan is based on the explanatory notes: (A) in table 1 column category 1 (a) of the Convention of the species included in annex I;


(b) the species of BirdLife International in threatened birds of the world list, listed as endangered species, or (c) where the population is not more than about 10000 specimens.

2. category of the population, which is about 10000 to 25000 specimens.

3. the category of the population, which is around 25000 to 100000 specimens, and are considered to be under threat for the following reasons: (a) in one of the year's cycle focus only in a few places;


(b) depending on the type of Habitat that is severely compromised;


(c) sustained significant decline observed or (d) there are specific population size or trends.

On 2 and 3 above for species included in the category, see. 2.1.1. the point of this annex b: 1. category population, which is around 25000 to 100000 specimens, and which do not meet the conditions described above in connection with (A).

2. category of the population, with more than 100000 specimens and populations for which it is considered that they must pay particular attention to the following considerations: (a) in one of the year's cycle focus only in a few places;


(b) depending on the type of Habitat that is severely compromised;


(c) sustained significant decline observed or (d) there are specific population size or trends.



(C) the box category 1 a population with more than 100000 specimens and which status can be significantly improved through international cooperation, and which do not meet the conditions described above in connection with (A) or (B).



1. revision of the table the following table: (a) Technical Committee regularly reviewed in accordance with article VII of this agreement, paragraph 3 (b)) and (b) in view of the conclusions reached in the review, the meeting of the parties to be amended as necessary in accordance with article VI of the Treaty, paragraph 9 (d)).

Spread Descriptions USE Geographical Terms North Africa Algeria, Egypt, Libya, Morocco, Tunisia.

West Africa Benin, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Chad, Côte D'ivoire, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea Bissau, Liberia, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Togo.

East Africa Burundi, Djibouti, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Kenya, Rwanda, Somalia, Sudan, Uganda, Tanzania.

Ziemeļaustrumāfrik Of Djibouti, Egypt, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Somalia, Sudan.

South Africa, Angola, Botswana, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa, Swaziland, Zambia, Zimbabwe.

Central Africa Cameroon, Central African Republic, Congo, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Sao Tome and Principe.

Sub-Saharan Africa all African countries South of the Sahara.

Tropical Africa Sub-Sāhar Africa except in Lesotho, Namibia, South Africa and Swaziland.

Rietumpalearktik as defined in the European, Middle Eastern and North American bird guide (Cramps & Simmons 1977).

Belgium, Denmark, Finland to the North, France, Germany, Iceland, Ireland, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Norway, Sweden, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, United Kingdom.

Western Europe North to Portugal and Spain.

The northern part of the Russian Federation in North West of the Urals.

Eastern Europe, the Russian Federation, Belarus, West of the Urals, Ukraine.

Central Europe Czech Republic, Estonia, Austria, Germany, Hungary, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Poland, the Russian Federation around the Gulf of Finland, Slovakia, Switzerland and Kaliningrad.

The North Atlantic's Faroe Islands, Greenland, Iceland, Ireland, Norway, the Russian Federation's North-Western coast, Svalbard, the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland.

East Atlantic European and North African Atlantic coast from Norway to Morocco.

The Western Federation of Russia East of the Urals to the Yenisei River and South to the border of Kazakhstan.

Centrālsibīrij the Russian Federation from the Yenisei River to taymyr peninsula in the East and South to the Altai Mountains.

Algeria, France, Italy-Rietumvidusjūr, Malta, Principality of Monaco, Morocco, Portugal, San Marino, Spain, Tunisia.

Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia-Austrumvidusjūr, Cyprus, Egypt, Greece, Israel, Lebanon, Libya, Syria, Slovenia, the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Turkey, Yugoslavia.

Black Sea Georgia Armenia, Bulgaria, Moldova, Romania, Russian Federation, Turkey, Ukraine.

The Kazakhstan Caspian Iran, Azerbaijan, The Russian Federation, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan.

The Western Asia Bahrain, Iran, Israel, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Syria, Austrumturcij, Turkmenistan, United Arab Emirates, Uzbekistan, Yemen.

Western Asia in the western part of the Russian Federation to the East of the Urals and the Caspian countries.

Central Asia Is Afghanistan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan.

South Asia Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Maldives, Nepal, Sri Lanka, The Islamic Republic of Pakistan.

Explanation of abbreviations and symbols BRE: breeding win: wintering n: Northern e: the East S: W: West NOT South: Northeast: Northeast: Southeast SE NW SW: Northwest () population status is unknown. Protection status is calculated. * The symbol marked as an exception in populations may continue to hunt. Hunting in these populations have recently practiced to use sustainable principles grounded in tradition. (see annex 3, paragraph 2.1.1) 1. Notes the development of table 1 population data used in iesējam to match the number of specimens of the contract area in breeding populations. Status is assessed using best available published population estimates. 2. Legend (BRE) and (win) population lists definitely just the population. With them is definitely seasonal restrictions on these populations, in accordance with the agreement and action plan. 3. Brief descriptions of identification of the populations have been used to Estimate the Population in Waterbird use descriptions 4. use forward slash (/) to separate the breeding area of the wintering areas. 5. If the table 1 population of the species included in several categories, the action plan requirements apply to the more stringent category.

(A) (B) (C) SPHENISCIDA-Spheniscus demersus 1b 2a 2 c South Africa of the North GAVIIDA Gavia stellat (win) 2 c Caspian, Black Sea and Mediterranean Sea (win) (1) Gavia arctica arctic Northern Europe and Western 2 c Gavia arctica suschkin in Centrālsibīrij/Caspian (1) Gavia immer Europe (win) 1 c Gavia adamsi in Northern Europe (win) 1 c PODICIPEDIDA-Tachybaptus ruficollis ruficollis Europe and North-West Africa 1 podiceps cristatus cristatus in North and Western Europe 1 the Black Sea and Mediterranean Sea (win) (1) of the Caspian and South-West Asia (win) 2 podiceps grisegena grisegena North (win) 1 Black Sea (1) the Mediterranean and Caspian (win) 2 infuscat podiceps cristatus in East Africa (from the Ethiopian up N Zambia) 1 c 1 c podiceps auritus South Africa auritus North (lielknābj) 1 c (mazknābj) 1 North Caspian and South Asia (win) 2 nigricoll a nigricoll Europe podiceps/southern Europe, Western Europe and North Africa and Western/Western Asia 1 and South Asia by gurney in podiceps nigricoll 1 South Africa 2 of onocrotal of PELECANIDA of South Africa 2 Pelecanus West Africa East Africa 1 1 Europe and Western Asia (BRE) 1a 3 c-rufescen in tropical Africa Pelecanus and SW Arabia 1 Pelecanus Crispus the Black Sea and the Mediterranean Sea ( win) and Western Asia South Asia 1 c 1a (win) SULIDA 2-1a juice (more) 1b 2a 2 c South Africa capensis PHALACROCORACIDA in coastal Dienvidrietumāfrik of Phalacrocorax coronat Phalacrocorax pygme 1 c in the Black Sea and the Mediterranean, Western Asia 1 1 Phalacrocorax glect not coastal 1b 1 c Dienvidrietumāfrik Phalacrocorax carbo carb the North-West Africa 1 Phalacrocorax carbo sinensis in Northern and Central Europe and the Mediterranean, the Black Sea 1 1 Western Asia and South-West Asia (1) Phalacrocorax carbo lucid in coastal West Africa Central Africa and East Africa 1 1 coastal South Africa 2 nigrogular the Bay and Phalacrocorax Arabian Sea 1b 2a 2 c Phalacrocorax capensis in coastal South Africa 2 c 2a a a ardesiac a ARDEIDA Egretta sub-Saharan Africa the vinaceigul Dienvidcentrālāfrik of the 3 c Egretta 1b 1 c Egretta garzetta garzett in sub-Saharan Africa (1), the Black Sea and the Mediterranean Sea and Africa C/W 1 and Western Asia, not Africa of/SW and West Africa (1) have been the gular Egretta gular West Africa (1) schistace of the Ziemeļaustrumāfrik of Egretta gular and Red Sea (1) Western Asia and South Asia 2 Egretta dimorph of the coastal East Africa 2 Ardea cinerea cinerea sub-Saharan Africa 1 Europe and North Africa (BRE) 1 and Western and Western Asia (BRA) (1)

Ardea melanocephala in sub-Saharan Africa (1), Ardea purpurea purpurea in Tropical Africa and Western Europe Rietumvidusjūr 1/2 Eastern Europe, West Africa and Western Asia/sub-Saharan Africa (2 c) of Casmerodi Albus Albus W, C SE Europe/& Black Sea and Mediterranean, West Asia/South-West Asia 2 (1) of melanorhyncho Alba Casmerodi in sub-Saharan Africa and Madagascar Mesophoyx Intermedia (1) brachyrhynch of sub-Saharan Africa 1 Bubulc-Ibis Ibis South Africa 1 tropical Africa 1 Dienvidrietumeirop and 1 Austrumvidusjūr North-West Africa and South-West Asia of ralloid of ralloid of Ardeol of 2 Mediterranean , Black Sea and N Africa/sub-Saharan Africa and Western Asia West Asia/3 c in sub-Saharan Africa (1) Ardeol of the ralloid paludivag of sub-Saharan Africa and Madagascar (1) Ardeol of ida is Madagascar and Aldabra/Central Africa and Eastern Africa the rufiventr Ardeol 1 c 1b a tropical East Africa and South Africa Nycticorax nycticorax nycticorax (1) sub-Saharan Africa and Madagascar (1), and NW Africa/Mediterranean and Africa and Western Asia the/SW 2 c and not in Africa (1) Ixobrych minutus minutus in Europe and North Africa/sub-Saharan Africa and Western Asia/2 c and Western sub-Saharan Africa (1) Ixobrych-payesi minutus a



Sub-Saharan Africa (1) Ixobrych in sub-Saharan Africa sturmi (1) of the European Botaur stellar stellar (BRE) 3 c South-West Asia (win) Botaur of a stellar 2 South Africa 1 c CICONIIDA capensis Mycteri Ibis of sub-Saharan Africa (except Madagascar) 1 of lamelliger in lamelliger of Anastom sub-Saharan Africa 1 Ciconia nigra South Africa Dienvidrietumeirop/1 c 1 c of the Central and Eastern Europe and West Africa/sub-Saharan Africa 2 of abdimi Ciconia in sub-Saharan Africa and SW Arabia (2 c) by the episcop of Ciconia microscel in sub-Saharan Africa (1), Ciconia Ciconia ciconia South Africa 1 c the Iberians and North-West Africa/sub-Saharan Africa Central and Eastern Europe/3b sub-Saharan West Asia/1 Leptoptilo in crumenifer of Western Asia 2 sub-Saharan Africa 1 BALAENICIPITIDA rex Balaenicep of Central Africa Tropical THRESKIORNITHIDA the falcinell of the Plegad 1 c falcinell in sub-Saharan Africa (BRE) 1 Black Sea and Mediterranean Sea/West Africa/Western Asia East Africa 3 c (1) of the Morocco Gerontic eremit 1a 1b 1 c 1a 1b 1 c Threskiorn of Western Asia aethiopic aethiopic in sub-Saharan Africa for 1 and 1 c Iran Iraq Platalea Leucorodia leucorodi/Rietumvidusjūr Western Europe and West Africa Central and SE Europe 1 c/Mediterranean and tropical Africa 2 Platalea Leucorodia archer in the Red Sea and Somalia 1 c Platalea Leucorodia balsac coastal West Africa (Mauritania) 1 c major Platalea Leucorodia/Western Asia South Asia West Asia and 2 Platalea Alba sub-Saharan Africa 2 phoenicopteridae



Phoenicopterus ruber rose in West Africa East Africa Southern Africa 3a 3a (to Madagascar) Rietumvidusjūr 2a 3a Austrumvidusjūr, South-West Asia and South Asia to West Africa 2 2a Phoenicopterus minor 2a 2 c East Africa South Africa (up to Madagascar) 3a Anatidae dendrocygna bicolor West Africa (from Senegal to Chad) and East Africa (1) South Africa (1), the West Africa dendrocygna viduat (from Senegal to Chad) 1 East Africa and South Africa in the leuconot leuconot for Thalassorn 1, West Africa and East Africa South Africa 1 c 2 * Oxyura leucocephala (Spain and Morocco) Rietumvidusjūr 1a 1b 1 c 1a 1b 1 c Algeria and Tunisia's Austrumvidusjūr , Turkey and Western Asia 1a 1b 1 c 1 c the macco Oxyura East Africa South Africa 1 c Cygnus olor North-West European continent and 1 Central Black Sea 1 and Western and Central Asia/Caspian 2a 2d Cygnus Cygnus Iceland/United Kingdom and Ireland 2 continental Europe Northwest Europe and Siberia 1 N W/Black Sea and the Mediterranean and Western Centrālsibīrij 2/2 columbian of Caspian Cygnus bewickii Western and not Europe/North Ziemeļsibīrij of the 3 c/1 c of the Caspian and Anser brachyrhynch Austrumgrenland Iceland/United Kingdom 2a Svalbard/North 1 Anser have a North/fabal fabal North 1 Anser to the Western and fabal rossic Centrālsibīrij/NOT and SW Europe (1), a Western in the Anser fabal johansen and Centrālsibīrij/noTurkmenistān to W China (1) Anser Albifrons Albifrons NW Siberia and not Western European/North 1/3 c of the Central/Western Black Sea and Turkey 1 Ziemeļsibīrij/Caspian and Iraq 2 Anser Albifrons flavirostris Greenland/Ireland and the United Kingdom the European Anser erythrop N 3a and W Siberia/Black Sea and the Caspian 1a 1b 2 Anser anser anser Iceland/United Kingdom and Ireland 1 NW Europe/Central Europe/North Africa Dienvidrietumeirop 1 1 rubrirostr Anser Anser a Black Sea and Western Turkey 1/1 in the Caspian and Iraq Branta leucopsis Austrumgrenland/Scotland and Ireland 1 Svalbard/Russia/Germany and Dienvidrietumskotij 2 1 bernicl-bernicl Netherlands brunt of Western/Western Europe bernicl-2b 2 c brunt hrot Svalbard/Denmark and United Kingdom 1 c 2 Canada and Greenland/Ireland Branta ruficollis Ziemeļsibīrij/Black Sea and the Caspian to the 1a 1b 2 3a Alopochen aegyptiac West Africa East Africa and South Africa 1 Tadorn ferruginea of North-West Africa
1 c and the Black Sea Rietumvidusjūr/Ziemeļaustrumāfrik 2 and Western and the Caspian/Iran and Iraq 1 Tadorn Cana Tadorn-tadorn-1, South Africa, North of the Black Sea and the Mediterranean 2a of 3 c and Western/Caspian and Middle East of the gambens a gambens Plectropter 1, West 1 East Africa (from Sudan to Zambia) for gambens by Plectropter niger 1 South Africa sarkidiornis melanotos melanotos 1 West Africa 1 South Africa and East Africa 1 of West Africa 1 c ttap auritus South Africa and East Africa (1) Anas capensis East Africa (Rift Valley) 1 c 1 c baseins2 Lake Chad South Africa (N to Angola and Zambia) 1 Anas strepera strepera 1 North/North Black Sea and Mediterranean Sea, 2 c Ritumsibīrij/SW Asia and not Africa (1) Anas Penelope and no Western Europe/NW Europe 1 W Siberia and not Europe/Black Sea and the Mediterranean Sea, 2 c/SW Western Asia and not Africa 2 c Anas platyrhynchos platyrhynchos North 1/Rietumvidusjūr 1 Northern Europe Eastern Europe/Black Sea and the Western/Western Asia Austrumvidusjūr 2 c (1) of the undulat undulat South Africa 1 clypeat of the North and Central Europe (win) 1 W Siberia , NOT Europe, and E/S in Europe and West Africa 2 c W Siberia/SW Asia, and East Africa the NO 2 c erythrorhynch South Africa Eastern Africa Madagascar 2 1 1 of 1 W Siberia North of acut, NOT Europe, and E/S in Europe and West Africa 2 c/SW Western Asia and Eastern Africa (1) of the Western querquedul and Europe/West Africa/Western Asia 2 c SWE nor and East Africa (1) crecc the crecc of the North Western and NOT 1 of the Europe/Black Sea and the Mediterranean Western/1 SW Asia and not Africa

2 c of the hottentot Lake Chad basin 1 c East Africa (South to N for Zambia) South Africa 1 (North to S for Zambia) 1 Marmaronett angustirostr of the Rietumvidusjūr/Rietumvidusjūr 1a 1b 1 c and West Africa Austrumvidusjūr 1a 1b 1 c 1a 1b 2 Western Asia netta Rufina Dienvidrietumeirop and Central Europe/Black Sea 1, Rietumvidusjūr and the Austrumvidusjūr 3 c and Western and Central Asia/South-West Asia 1 netta erythrophthalma brunne's South Africa and East Africa 1 Aythya ferina North/North Central and NOT 1 of the Europe/Black Sea and the Mediterranean Western/Western Asia 1 2 Aythya nyroca Rietumvidusjūr/ North Africa and West Africa 1a 1 c Eastern Europe/Mediterranean Sea and Saharan Africa E-1a 3 c and Western/SW Asia and not Africa 1a 3 c fuligul North of Aythya (win) 1 Central Europe, Black Sea and Mediterranean Sea (win) 1 Western/SW Asia and not Africa (1) of the northern European Aythya maril maril/Western Europe 1/Western Black Sea and Caspian Somateria mollissima mollissim 1 in the Baltic, Russia and Denmark and Netherlands 1 Norway 1 Somateria mollissima borealis Svalbard and Franz Josef land (BRE) is a Austrumgrenland of spectabil 1 Somateria Western European and the Western Polystict 1 steller in/North clangula hyemalis 1 1a Iceland and Greenland 1 Western/Northern Europe 1 Melanitta nigra nigra W Siberia and N/W Europe Europe and NW Africa 2a Melanitta Fusca Fusca Western and Northern Europe/NW Black Sea and Caspian 2a-1 c Bucephal clangula clangula in North and Central Europe (win) 1/1 in North Western and North Adriatic/Black Sea/Caspian Western 2 2-albell to the North and Mergell Central (win) 3a/North Black Sea and Austrumvidusjūr 1


Western/Western Asia-mergus serrator serrator 3 c in North and Central Europe (win) 1 North/Black Sea and the Mediterranean and Western Asia to the Western 1/1 c merganser mergus merganser Central Asia North and Central Europe (win) 1 North/Black Sea/Caspian's Western 1 c 2 of pavonin pavonin of the Balearics Gruidae of West Africa (from Senegal to Chad) 2-pavonin of the Balearics cecilia East Africa (from Sudan to Uganda) 3 c-regulor of regulor of South Balearics (N to S Angola and Zimbabwe) of the regulor gibbericep of the Balearics 1 c East Africa (from Kenya to Mozambique) 3 c leucogeran of Iran Grus (win)
1a 1b 1 c Grus Virgo Black Sea (Ukraine)/Ziemeļaustrumāfrik-1 c) Turkey (BRE) 1 c/Ziemeļaustrumāfrik 1 Gr Kalmykia in the final point of South Africa paradiseâ 1b 2 carunculat of Central Africa Grus and South Africa 1 c 1b Grus Grus North/Iberians and 1 in North Morocco and Central/Eastern Europe/Turkey 1, North Africa, the Middle East and not Africa 3 c Turkey and Georgia (BRE) 1 c Western/South Asia (1) RALLIDA of Sarothrur elegans elegans, NOT , East Africa and South Africa (1) Sarothrur elegans reichenov S West Africa and South Africa (1) Sarothrur the Sarothrur of the Central Africa 1 c boehm ayres in Ethiopia and South Africa 1 c 1a 1b Rall aquaticus aquatic in Europe and North Africa 1 aquaticus korejew to Rall Western/Western Asia (1) caerulescen of South Africa and Rall East Africa (1) a egregi Crecops of sub-Saharan Africa Crex crex (1) Europe/Western Asia and sub-Saharan Africa by 2 c 1b Amaurorn flavirostris sub-Saharan Africa of the parvo parvo Porzan of 1 Rietumeirāzij/2 c Porzan-Africa pusilla Intermedia Europe (br) 2 Porzan-porzan Europe/Africa 2 c of Aenigmatolimn marginal States in sub-Saharan Africa (2) Porphyri allen in the Sub-Saharan Africa (1) gallinula chloropus chloropus Europe and North Africa and South-West Asia and Western 1 (1) in gallinula angulata in sub-Saharan Africa (1) Fulic cristata sub-Saharan Africa 1 Spain and Morocco 1 Fulic atr atr-North (win) (1) the Black Sea and the Mediterranean Sea (win) 1-Western Asia (win)

(1) the ardeol of the DROMADIDA of the Drôme in the Indian Ocean in the Northwest, the Red Sea and the Gulf of Haematop ostralegus HAEMATOPODIDA 3a ostraleg/Europe southern Europe and Western Europe and NW Africa 1 Haematop ostralegus longip SE Europe and W of Asia/Asia and not Africa SW (1) Haematop of moquin coastal South Africa RECURVIROSTRIDA of himantop of Himantop of 1 c himantop in sub-Saharan Africa (excluding South) (1) South Africa (' meridional ') 2 SW Europe and North-West Africa/Central Europe and West Africa 1 E N Central Africa Mediterranean/1 W , (C) and SW Asia/SW Asia and not Africa (1) 2 Recurvirostr avosett of South Africa Eastern Africa (1) Western Europe and North-West Africa (BRE) 1 South-East Europe, the Black Sea and Turkey (BRE) (3 c) and South-West Asia and Western/Eastern Africa in the BURHINIDA of 2 senegalens senegalens West Africa by Burhinus (2) of the senegalens inornatus Burhinus Ziemeļaustrumāfrik and East Africa (2) Pluvian of the GLAREOLIDA of the West Africa aegypti aegypti (1) East Africa (2) pratincol-pratincol-glareola Western and NW Africa/West Africa 2 Black Sea and Eastern Mediterranean/E Sahel zone 2 SW Asia/SW Asia and not Africa (1)


Glareola nordmanni SE Europe and West Asia/South Africa 3 c 3b glareola ocular by Madagascar/Eastern Africa (2) has a nuchal glareola nuchal East Africa and Central Africa (1) liberia is a nuchal glareola West Africa (2) glareola cinerea cinerea West Africa and Central Africa SE (2) CHARADRIIDA apricari the apricari of the Pluvial by Britain, Ireland, Germany and Denmark, the Baltic (BRE) 3 c * apricari the altifron of the Pluvial Iceland and Faroe Islands/East Atlantic coast 1 Northern Europe/Western Europe and NW Africa 1 Ziemeļsibīrij/Caspian and Asia minor (1) fulv the Centrālsibīrij of the Pluvial North/South and SW Asia Africa (1), nor the Pluvial squatarol W Siberia and Canada/W Europe and Africa 1 C and E W Siberia/SW Asia, East Africa and South Africa in the hiaticul hiaticul of the Charadrius 1 Northern Europe/Europe and North Africa for a hiaticul psammodrom the Charadrius 1 Canada, Greenland and Iceland/W and S Africa (2 c) of the hiaticul, not tundra Charadrius Europe and Siberia/SW Asia, E and S Africa (1) Charadrius dubius curonic Europe and North-West Africa/West Africa and South-West Asia and Western 1/Eastern Africa (1) pecuari of the pecuari of South Africa of the Charadrius and East Africa (West Africa (1) 1 of tricollar tricollar by the Charadrius) South Africa and East Africa for the West Africa 1 Charadrius forbes and Central Africa (1) South of Charadrius pallidus pallid 2 Charadrius pallidus in East Africa for Charadrius venust 1 c of the Western Europe and alexandrin alexandrin Rietumvidusjūr/West Africa 3 c Black Sea Austrumvidusjūr/Austrumsahel in 3 c SW and Central Asia/SW Asia and not Africa (1) South Africa of the Charadrius marginata mechow and East Africa 2 West Africa up to the Mongols in Rietumcentrālāfrik of pamirens by 2 Charadrius Rietumcentrālāzij/SW Asia and Eastern Africa (1), ' for Turkey of Charadrius leschenaulti and SW Asia/E Mediterranean and Red Sea 1 c of Charadrius in the Caspian and crassirostr leschenaulti SW Asia/Arabian and NOT the Africa of the Charadrius leschenaulti (1) in Central Asia/Eastern Africa leschenaulti and South Africa (1) of the SE Europe Charadrius asiatic and Western Asia/Dienvidcentrālāfrik-3 c of E and Eudromi Europe/North-West Africa morinellus (3 c) Asia/Middle East (1) Europe/vanell Vanell in Europe and North Africa and Western/Western Asia 2 c (1) spinosus Vanell Black Sea and Mediterranean Sea (BRE) 1 of West Africa and of Vanell albiceps (1) Central Africa-senegall senegall in West Africa of Vanell (1) senegall of solitane of Dienvidrietumāfrik of Vanell (1) of the lateral senegall by Vanell East Africa and Dienvidaustrumāfrik 1 of Vanell lugubr a Dienvidrietumāfrik Central Africa and East Africa 2 3 c of melanopter of minor South Africa Vanell 1 c of the coronat of Vanell coronat East Africa and South Africa Central Africa 1 (2) of the xerophil of the Dienvidrietumāfrik of Vanell coronat (1) Vanell superciliosus Western Africa and Central Africa (2) for the SE Gregarius Vanell Europe and West Asia/Ziemeļaustrumāfrik 1a 1b 1 c Republic of Central Asia/1a 1b 1 c of Vanell India NW leucur in SW Asia/SW Asia and the Central Asian Republic's Ziemeļaustrumāfrik 2/South Asia (1) SCOLOPACIDA-rusticol Europe/Scolopax southern Europe and Western Europe 1 North Western/Western Asia (Caspian) (1) the stenur of the Ziemeļsibīrij Gallinag/South Asia and East Africa (1) Gallinag media Scandinavia/West Africa may 1 and NOT Western Europe/Dienvidaustrumāfrik Gallinag the gallinag the gallinag 2 Europe/southern Europe and Western Europe and NW Africa 2 c/Western Asia and Western Africa the gallinag the faeroeens the Gallinag 1, Iceland, the Faroe Islands, and Ireland-Ziemeļskotij/1 Lymnocrypt minimum of Northern Europe/S and W Europe and West Africa Western 2b/SW Asia and not Africa of the Limosa Limosa (1) Western Europe/Limosa NW and West Africa 2 c/Central Europe and East Europe Eastern Europe 2 c


Rietumcentrālāzij/SW Asia and Eastern Africa (1) the Limosa Limosa in Western Europe the islandic Iceland/3a Limosa lapponica * lapponic/Northern Europe Western Europe Limosa lapponica taymyrens 2a of the Western/West Africa and Dienvidrietumeirop 2a 2 c of Centrālsibīrij Limosa lapponica menzbier/South and SW Asia and Eastern Africa (1) phaeop of the phaeop of the Northern Numeni/West Africa (1) Western/South Africa and East Africa (1) of the phaeop of the islandic Numeni Iceland, Faroe Islands and Scotland/1 of phaeop in West Africa by Western Asia Numeni alboaxillar/1 c of the East Africa tenuirostr Centrālsibīrij/Numeni Mediterranean 1a 1b 1 c and SW Asia arquat of arquat of Europe Numeni/Europe North Africa and West Africa 1-arquat orientalis Numeni Western/SW Asia E and S Africa 3 c of the suschkin of South arquat Numeni and South-West Asia (br) 2 erythrop no se Tringa/southern Europe, North Africa and West Africa (1) Western/SW Asia and East Africa, NOT (1) to totana-totana Tringa NW Europe/W Europe, NW and West Africa Central and Eastern Europe/2 c Rietumvidusjūr and 2 c of the Africa Tringa totana Britannica Brittany and Ireland/Britain , Ireland, France to Tringa ussuriens 2 c the West Asia/totana SW Asia and East Africa, NOT (1) to totana Tringa Iceland and the Faroe Islands/robust Western Europe Eastern Europe by 1 stagnatil Tringa/West Africa and Central Africa (1) and Western/SW Asia, East Africa and South Africa (1), not the North bulari Tringa/SW, NW Europe and West Africa 1 Western/SW Asia, E and S Africa (1) ochrop of Northern Europe Tringa/S and W Europe, West Africa 1 Western/SW Asia Nor and East Africa (1) Tringa glareola North/West Africa NOT Europe and Siberia 2 c W/East Africa and South Africa (1) neither the Tringa cinerea and W Siberia/SW Asia, E and S Africa Tringa hypoleuco 1-Europe and Central Europe/West Africa 1 E Europe and W Siberia/Central Africa, E and S Africa (1) Arenari of the InterPro InterPro's NOT Canada and Greenland/W Europe and NW Africa 1 Northern Europe/West Africa/Western and Centrālsibīrij 1 SW Asia , E and S Africa (1) Calidris tenuirostr the East Siberian/SW Asia and W Calidris canut-1 c South Asia-Ziemeļsibīrij/canut West Africa and South Africa in 2 c 2a Calidris canut islandic not Canada and Greenland/Europe 2a 2 c Calidris alba East Atlantic Europe, West Africa and South Africa (win) 1 Western Asia, East Africa and South Africa (win) Calidris minuta N 1 Europe/North Africa, and Europe's West Africa (2 c) Western/SW Asia , E and S Africa (1) Calidris temminckii Fenoskandij/North Africa, and West Africa (1) neither Europe and W Siberia/SW Asia and Eastern Africa (1) Calidris maritima maritima Northern and Western Europe (except Iceland) (win) (1) the Alpine alpin Calidris is NOT Europe and NW Siberia/W Europe and NW Africa 1 Calidris Alpine central States Centrālsibīrij/SW Asia and not Africa (1), the Alpine Calidris schinzi Iceland and Greenland/NW and West Africa 1 Brittany and Ireland/SW and NW Europe Africa European Baltic/2 SW and NW Africa 1 c Calidris Alpine arctica NOT Greenland/Calidris ferrugine-3a West Africa/Western West Africa 1 Centrālsibīrij/SW Asia, E and S Limicol of falcinell of African falcinell of 1 in Northern Europe/SW Asia and Africa 3 c in Northern and Western Philomach pugnax/West Africa 2 c Ziemeļsibīrij/SW Asia, E and S Africa (2 c) of the Rietumeirāzij/Phalarop lobat Arabian Sea in Canada and the Phalarop 1 fulicari Greenland/Atlantic coast of Africa (1) leucophthalm of the Larus LARIDA Red Sea and nearby coastal 1a 2 Larus hemprichi in Red Sea , Bay, Arabian and Eastern Africa 2a Larus CANUS CANUS NW and Central Europe/Atlantic coast and the Mediterranean 2 c Lars CANUS for Western European and hein/Black Sea and the Caspian (1) Larus audouini/Mediterranean African N and W coasts 1a 3a Larus marinus Northern Europe and Western Europe 1 Larus Dominicans in coastal South Africa vetula 1 hyperbore to hyperbore of the Svalbard Larus and N Russia (BRA) (1) hyperbore of leuceret of Larus Canada, Greenland and Iceland (BRA) (1) glaucoid of the glaucoid of Larus Greenland/Iceland and North of Larus argentatus argentat 1 Northern and North 1 Larus argentatus in Iceland and Western Europe 1 argente Larus heuglin not Europe and W Siberia/SW Asia and not Africa (1) Larus (heuglin) barabens a Dienvidrietumsibīrij/Western Asia (1) Larus armenic for Armenia , Austrumturcij and NW Iran cachinnan in the cachinnan of Larus 3a Black Sea and Western/SW Asia, NOT Africa 1 cachinnan of Larus michahellis, Iberian and Mediterranean Morocco 1 Larus fuscus fuscus NOT Europe/Black Sea, SW Asia and Eastern Africa (2 c) Lars fuscus graellsi Western Mediterranean and West Africa a/1 ichthyaet Larus black and Caspian seas/Western Asia cirrocephal of poiocephal of Larus in 3a West Africa (1) Central Africa and East Africa (1) coastal South Africa (except Madagascar) (1) Larus hartlaubi coastal Dienvidrietumāfrik Larus ridibundus 1 W/W Europe Europe , Mediterranean, West Africa 1 W Eastern Europe/Black Sea and the Mediterranean and Western 1/E SW Asia and not Africa (1) Larus GENEI West Africa (br) 2 the Black Sea and the Mediterranean Sea (BRE) 2a, South-West Asia and South West Asia (BRE) 2a Lars melanocephalus, Mediterranean Europe and W NW Africa 2a Larus minutus and Central Europe E/SW Europe and W 1 W Asia/Mediterranean (E) Mediterranean, Black Sea and Caspian (1) in the Sabine Sabine in Canada Tends and Greenland/Atlantic (1) SE Stern of the Western nilotic nilotic/West Africa 2


The Black Sea and the Mediterranean Sea/Eastern Africa 3 c E and Western and Central Asia/South-West Asia 2 Stern of South Africa caspi caspi (BRE) 1 c West (br) (br), Europe 1 1 c Caspian (br) 2 albidorsal a Sterna Maxima West Africa (BRE) Sterna bengalensis bengalensis 2a Bay/South Asia 2a Stern bengalensis for the Red Sea/Eastern Africa 3a Stern bengalensis emigrat S Mediterranean/NW and West African coastal 1 c Stern in South Africa bergi bergi (Angola, Mozambique) 2 Stern bergi in the Enigma of Madagascar and Mozambique/South Africa 1 c of the Stern of thalassin bergi East Africa and Seychelles 1 c Stern, bergi Velox Red Sea and Ziemeļaustrumāfrik sandvicens the sandvicens of a Stern 3a Western Europe/West Africa 2a Black Sea and Mediterranean (BRE) 3a 3 c/South-West Asia and Western and Central Asia and South Asia are the dougalli Stern dougalli 2a South Africa Eastern Africa 3a 1 c Europe (br) 1 c in a Stern dougalli arideens Madagascar, Seychelles and Mascarene Islands 2 Stern bangs in the Arabian Sea in the dougalli North (Oman) 1 c of the vittat Stern vittat Prince Edward, Marion, Crozet and Kerguelen Islands/South Africa 1 c of the tristanens Stern vittat de Kunj and Tristian Gougt Islands/South Africa 1 c Hirundo Sterna hirundo southern Europe and Western Europe (br) 1 Northern Europe and Eastern Europe (br) and Western (BRA) 1 (1) paradisae of the Rietumeirāzij Stern (BRE) 1 Stern Albifrons Albifrons East Atlantic (BRE) 3b Black Sea and Mediterranean Sea (br) E 3 c Caspian (br) 2 Stern Albifrons-guinea West Africa (BRE) 1 c W saunders of South Asia Stern, the Red Sea, the Gulf and East Africa (1), the Stern of balaenar Namibia and South Africa/Atlantic coast of Ghana 2 Stern repress W South Asia , The Red Sea, the Gulf and East Africa to the hybrid to hybrid 2 c chlidonias Western Europe and North-West Africa (BRE) 3 the Black Sea and the Mediterranean Sea (br) E (1) Caspian (BRA) (1) of the East Africa chlidonias hybrida sclater (Kenya and Tanzania) 1 c South Africa (Malawi and Zambia to South Africa) (2) leucopter of Eastern Europe and chlidonias West Asia/Africa (1) chlidonias niger niger and Western/European and Atlantic coast of Africa is a RYNCHOPIDA Rynchop 2 c flavirostris coastal West Africa and Central Africa, East Africa and South Africa 2 2 agreement ON the CONSERVATION OF MIGRATORY WATERBIRD AFRICAN‑EURASIAN the CONTRACTING parties , RECALLING that the Convention on the Conservation of Migratory Species of Wild animals, 1979, encourag international cooperative action to conserve migratory species; RECALLING further that the first meeting of the Conference of the parties to the Convention, held in Bonn in October 1985, instructed the Secretariat of the Convention to take appropriate measure to develop an agreement on Western Palearctic Anatidae; CONSIDERING that migratory waterbird in the constitut an important part of the global biological diversity which, in keeping with the spirit of the Convention on Biological Diversity, 1992, and Agenda 21 should be conserved for the benefit of present and future generations; AWARE of the economic, social, cultural and recreational benefits accruing from the taking of certain species of migratory and waterbird of the environmental, ecological, genetic, scientific, educational, recreational, cultural, aesthetics, social and economic values of waterbird in general; CONVINCED that any taking of migratory waterbird must be conducted on a sustainable base, taking into account the conservation status of the species concerned over their entire range as well as their biological characteristics; Conscious that migratory waterbird with a particularly vulnerabl is because they migrat over long distance and are dependent on networks of wetland that are decreasing in becoming degraded through non‑sustainabl exten and human activities, as is expressed in the Convention on Wetland of International Importanc, especially as Waterfowl Habitat, 1971; RECOGNIZING the need to take immediate action to stop the migratory waterbird declin of species and their habitats in the geographic area of the African‑Eurasian waterbird migration systems; CONVINCED that the conclusion of the agreement and it is a multilaterals implementation through coordinated or concerted action will contribute significantly to the conservation of migratory waterbird and their habitats in the most efficient manner, and will have ancillary benefits for many other species of animals and plants; and ACKNOWLEDGING that effective implementation of such an agreement will require assistance to be provided to some range States for research, training and monitoring of migratory waterbird species and their habitats, for the management of those habitats as well as for the establishment or improvement of scientific and administrative institutions for the implementation of this agreement, have AGREED AS follows: article I scope , Definition and Interpretation 1. The geographic scope of this agreement is the area of the migration systems of waterbird, sharp African‑Eurasian defined in Annexe 1 to this agreement, hereafter referred to as the "agreement area". 2. For the purpose of this agreement: (a) "Convention" means the Convention on the Conservation of Migratory Species of Wild animals, 1979; (b) "Convention secretariat" means the body established under article IX of the Convention; (c) "Waterbird" means those species of birds that are ecologically dependent on wetland for at least part of their annual cycle, have a range which lies entirely or partly within the agreement area and the listed in Annex 2 to this agreement; (d) "agreement Secretariat" means the body established under article VI, paragraph 7, subparagraph (b), of this agreement; (e) "parties" means, unless the context otherwise indicates, parties to this agreement; and (f) "Parties present and voting" means the Parties present and casting an affirmativ or negative vote; those abstaining from voting shall not be counted amongs the Parties present and voting. In addition, the terms defined in article I, subparagraph 1 (a) to (k), of the Convention shall have the same meaning, mutatis mutandis, in this agreement. 3. This agreement is an agreement within the meaning of article IV, paragraph 3, of the Convention. 4. The annex to this agreement forms an integral part thereof. Any reference to the agreement includes a reference to its annex. Article II Fundamental principles 1. Parties shall take co-ordinated measure to maintain migratory waterbird species in a favourabl a conservation status or restore them to such a status. To this end, they shall apply within the limits of their national jurisdiction the measure's prescribed in article III, together with the specific actions determined in the Action Plan provided for article IV of this agreement. 2. In implementing the measure's prescribed in paragraph 1 above, the parties should take into account the principles of the banks. Article III General Conservation Measure 1. The Parties shall take measure to conserve migratory waterbird, giving special attention to endangered species as well as to those with an unfavourabl of conservation status. 2. To this end, the Parties shall: (a) accord the same strict protection for endangered migratory waterbird species in the agreement area as is provided for under article III, paragraphs 4 and 5, of the Convention; (b) that any ensur USA will migratory waterbird of is based on an assessment of the best available knowledge of their ecology and is sustainable for the species as well as for the ecological systems that support them; (c) identify sites and habitats for migratory waterbird is occurring within their territory and encourag the protection, management, rehabilitation and restoration of these sites, in liason with those bodies listed in article IX, paragraphs (a) and (b) of this agreement, concerned with Habitat conservation; (d) in their efforts to ensur line that a network of habitats is maintained or the suitabl, where appropriate, for re‑established throughout the entire range of each migratory waterbird species concerned, in particular where wetland will extend over the area of more than one Party to this agreement; (e) the investigat problems are posed or are likely to be posed by human activities and endeavour to implementations that remedial measure, including habitat rehabilitation and restoration, and compensatory measure for loss of Habitat; (f) cooperate in emergency situation requiring concerted action by the international and in identifying the species of migratory waterbird in which with the most to these vulnerabl situation as well as cooperate in developing appropriate emergency procedures to provide increased protection to these species in such situation and in the preparation of guidelines to assist individual parties in-tackling these situation; (g) the deliberate prohibi introduction of non‑nativ of waterbird species into the environment and take all appropriate measure to prevent the unintentional release of such species if this introduction or release would prejudice the conservation status of wild flora and fauna; When the non‑nativ waterbird species have already been introduced, the Parties shall take all appropriate measure to prevent these species from becoming a potential threat to indigenous Australians for the species; (h) the initiat or support research into the biology and ecology of migratory waterbird in including the harmonization of research and monitoring methods and, where appropriate, the establishment of joint or cooperative research and monitoring program; (i) analyze their training requirements for, inter alia, migratory waterbird surveys, monitoring, ringing and wetland management to identify priority topics and areas for training and cooperate in the development and provision of appropriate training programmes; (j) develop and maintain a program to raise awareness and understanding of migratory waterbird conservation issues in general and of the particular objective and provision of this agreement; (k) Exchange information and results from research, monitoring, conservation and education program; and (l) cooperate with a view to assisting each other it implementations that this agreement, particularly in the areas of research and monitoring. Article IV of the Action Plan and Conservation guidelines 1. An Action Plan is appended as Annex 3 to this agreement. It is specifi c to the actions which the Parties shall undertak in relations the priority species and issues, under the following headings, consistent with the general conservation measure specified in the article III of this agreement: (a) species conservation; (b) habitat conservation; (c) management of human activities; (d) research and monitoring; (e) education and information; and (f) implementation. 2. The Action plans shall be reviewed at each ordinary session of the Meeting of the parties, taking into account the Conservation guidelines. 3. Any amendment to the Action Plan shall be adopted by the Meeting of the parties, taking into considerations the provision of article III of this agreement. 4. The Conservation guidelines shall be submitted to the Meeting of the parties for adoption at its first session, and shall be regularly reviewed. Article V Implementation and Financing 1. Each Party shall: (a) the Authority or designat authorities it implementations that this agreement which shall, inter alia, monitor all activities that may have an impact on the conservation status of migratory waterbird species of those which the Party is a range State; (b) designat a contact point for the other parties, and communicate without delay its name and address to the agreement Secretariat to be circulated forthwith to the other parties; and (c) prepare for each ordinary session of the Meeting of the parties, beginning with the second session, a report on its implementation of the agreement with particular reference to the conservation measure it has undertaken. The format of such reports shall be determined by the first session of the Meeting of the parties and reviewed as may be not at any subsequent cessary session of the Meeting of the parties. Each report shall be submitted to the agreement Secretariat not less than one hundred and twenty days before the ordinary sessions of the Meeting of the parties for which it has been prepared, and shall be circulated forthwith to the cop to the other parties by the agreement Secretariat. 2. (a) Each Party shall contribute to the budget of the agreement in accordanc with the United Nations scale of assessment. The contributions shall be restricted to a maximum of 25 per cent of the total budget for any Party that is a range State. From the regional economic integration organization shall be required to contribute more than 2.5 per cent of the administrative costs. (b) Decision relating to the budget of and any changes to the scale of assessment that may be found shall be adopted by the cessary not the Meeting of the parties by consensus. 3. The Meeting of the parties may establish a conservation fund from voluntary contributions of parties or from any other source for the purpose of financing monitoring, research, training and projects relating to the conservation, including protection and management, of migratory waterbird. 4. Parties are encouraged to provide training and technical and financial support to other parties on a bilateral basis to multilaterals, or assist them in implementing the provision of this agreement. Article VI Meeting of the parties 1. The Meeting of the Parties shall be the decision-making body of this agreement. 2. The Depositary shall, in consultation with the Convention secretariat, a conven session of the Meeting of the parties not later than one year after the date of the entry into force of this agreement. Thereafter, the agreement Secretariat shall, in consultation with conven the Convention secretariat, ordinary sessions of the Meeting of the parties at intervals of not more than three years, unless the Meeting of the parties decide otherwise of. Where it is possible to do so, such sessions should be held in conjunction with the ordinary meetings of the Conference of the parties to the Convention. 3. On the written request of at least one third of the parties, the agreement Secretariat shall conven an extraordinary session of the Meeting of the parties. 4. The United Nations, its Specialized agencies, the International Atomic Energy Agency, any State not a Party to the agreement, and the secretariat of the international convention concerned inter alia with the conservation, including protection and management, of migratory waterbird may be represented by an observer in the sessions of the Meeting of the parties. Any agency or body technically qualified in such conservation matters or in research on migratory waterbird may also be represented at sessions of the Meeting of the parties by the observer, unless for at least one third of the Parties present object. 5. Only parties have the right to vote. Each Party shall have one vote, but regional economic integration organizations which are parties to this Agreement shall, in matters within their competence, exercise their right to vote with a number of votes equal to the number of their Member States which are parties to the agreement. A regional economic integration organization shall not exercise its right to vote if its Member States exercise their will, and vice versa. 6. Unless provided otherwise in this agreement, decisions of the Meeting of the Parties shall be adopted by consensus or, if consensus cannot be achieved, by a two-thirds majority of the Parties present and voting. 7. At its first session, the Meeting of the Parties shall: (a) to its adop rules of procedure by consensus; (b) establish an agreement Secretariat within the Convention secretariat to perform the secretariat functions listed in article VIII of this agreement; (c) establish the Technical Committee provided for in article VII of this agreement; (d) the adop a format for the reports to be prepared according to article V, paragraph 1, subparagraph (c), of this agreement; and; (e) the criteria to define adop in the emergency situation in which require urgent conservation measure, and determin the modalit assigning responsibility for action for it to be taken. 8. At each of its ordinary sessions, the Meeting of the Parties shall: (a) consider actual and potential changes in the conservation status of migratory waterbird and the habitats important for their survival, as well as the factors which may be affec them; (b) review the progress made and any difficulty encountered in the implementation of this agreement; (c) a budget and adop consider any matters relating to the financial arrangements for this agreement; (d) deal with any matter relating to the agreement Secretariat and the membership of the Technical Committee; (e) a report for adop communications to the parties to this agreement and to the Conference of the parties of the Convention; and (f) determin the time and venue of the next session. 9. At any of its sessions, the Meeting of the parties may: (a) make recommendations to the parties as it is not appropriate or cessary deemas; (b) the specific actions to adop improves the effectiveness of this agreement and, as the case may be, the emergency measure provided for in the axis of the article VII, paragraph 4, of this agreement; (c) consider and decide upon a proposal to amend this agreement; (d) amend the Action Plan in accordanc with article IV, paragraph 3, of this agreement; (e) establish such subsidiary bodies as it does not assist the cessary deemas in the implementation of this agreement, in particular for coordination with bodies established under other international treats, convention and agreements with overlapping geographic and taxonomic coverage; and (f) any other matter relating to decide on it in the implementation of this agreement. Article Vii Technical Committee 1. The Technical Committee shall: (a) compris nine experts representing different regions of the agreement area, in accordanc with a balanced location distribution; (b) one representative from the International Union for Conservation of nature and Natural resources (IUCN), one from the International Waterfowl and Wetland Research Bureau (IWRB) and one from the International Council for game and Wildlife Conservation (CIC); and (c) one expert from each of the following fields: rural economics, game management, and environmental law. The procedure for the appointment of the experts, the term of their appointment and the procedure for the designation of the Chairman of the Technical Committee shall be determined by the Meeting of the parties. The Chairman may be a maximum of four admi observer from specialized international inter-governmental and non‑governmental organizations. 2. Unless the Meeting of the parties decide otherwise, the meetings of the Technical Committee shall be convened by the Secretariat in conjunction with the agreement to each ordinary session of the Meeting of the parties and at least once between ordinary sessions of the Meeting of the parties. 3. The Technical Committee shall: (a) provide scientific and technical advice and information to the Meeting of the parties and, through the agreement Secretariat, to parties; (b) make recommendations to the Meeting of the parties concerning the Action Plan, implementation of the agreement and further research to be carried out; (c) prepare for each ordinary session of the Meeting of the parties a report on its activities, which shall be submitted to the agreement Secretariat not less than one hundred and twenty days before the session of the Meeting of the parties, and shall be circulated forthwith by the cop to the agreement Secretariat to the parties; and (d) carry out any other tasks referred to it by the Meeting of the parties. 4. Where in the opinion of the Technical Committee there has arisen an emergency which requires the adoption of immediate measure to avoid deterioration of the conservation status of one or more migratory waterbird species, the Technical Committee may request the agreement Secretariat to urgently a meeting of conven of the parties concerned. These parties shall meet as soon as possible thereafter to establish rapidly a mechanism to give protection to the species identified as being subject to particularly adverse threat. Where (a) the recommendations has been adopted at such a meeting, the parties concerned shall inform each other and the agreement secretariat of the measure they have taken their implementations that it, or of the reasons why the recommendations could not be implemented. 5. The Technical Committee may establish such working groups as may be not to deal with specific tasks cessary. Article VIII of the agreement Secretariat the function of the agreement Secretariat: (a) it shall be arrang and service the sessions of the Meeting of the parties as well as the meetings of the Technical Committee; (b) to execute the decisions addressed to it by the by the Meeting of the parties; (c) to promote activities under the line of the Andean Agreement, including the Action Plan, in accordanc with decision of the Meeting of the parties; (d) with the range States liais non‑Party facilitat of coordination between them and the parties and with international and national organizations, the activities of which are directly or indirectly relevant to the conservation, including protection and management, of migratory waterbird; (e) to gather and evaluate information which will further the objective and implementation of the agreement and to arrang for appropriate dissemination of such information; (f) to invite the attention of the Meeting of the parties to matters pertaining to the objective of this agreement; (g) to circulate to the cop of the reports of the authorities referred to in article V, paragraph 1, subparagraph (a), of this agreement and of the Technical Committee, along with cop out of the reports it must provide pursuan to paragraph (h) of this article, each Party not less than sixty days before the ordinary session of each commencemen of the Meeting of the parties; (h) to prepare, on an annual basis and for each ordinary session of the Meeting of the parties, reports on the work of the Secretariat and on the implementation of the agreement; (i) to administer the budget for the agreement and, if established, its conservation fund; (j) to provide information for the general public concerning the agreement and it is objective; and (k) to perform such other functions as may be entrusted to it under this agreement or by the Meeting of the parties. Article IX relations with International bodies dealing with Migratory Waterbird and their habitats the agreement Secretariat shall consult: (a) on a regular basis, the Convention secretariat and, where appropriate, the bodies responsible for the secretariat functions under agreements concluded the article IV pursuan, paragraphs 3 and 4, of the Convention which the relevant migratory waterbird, it the Convention on Wetland of International the Importanc , especially as Waterfowl Habitat, 1971, the Convention on International trade in Endangered species of Wild Fauna and flora, 1973, the African Convention on the Conservation of nature and Natural resources, in 1968, the Convention on the Conservation of European Wildlife and Natural habitats, 1979, and the Convention on Biological Diversity, 1992, with a view to the Meeting of the parties cooperating with the parties to the convention on all these matters of common interest and , in particular, in the development and implementation of the Action plans; (b) the secretariat of the convention and other international instruments pertinen in respect of matters of common interest; and (c) other organizations competent in the field of the conservation, including protection and management, of migratory waterbird and their habitats, as well as in the fields of research, education and awareness raising. Article X amendment of the agreement 1. This agreement may be amended at any ordinary or extraordinary session of the Meeting of the parties. 2. Proposals for amendment may be made by any Party. 3. The text of any proposed amendment and the reasons for it shall be communicated to the agreement Secretariat not less than one hundred and fifty days before the opening of the session. The agreement Secretariat shall transmit forthwith to the cop to parties. Any comments on the text by the Parties shall be communicated to the agreement Secretariat not less than sixty days before the opening of the session. The Secretariat shall, as soon as possible after the last day for submission of comments, communicate to the parties all comments submitted by that day. 4. An amendment to the agreement other than an amendment to its annex shall be adopted by a of the two-thirds majority of the Parties present and voting and shall enter into force for those parties which have accepted it on the thirtieth day after the date on which two thirds of the parties to the agreement at the date of the adoption of the amendment have deposited their instruments of acceptance of the amendment with the Depositary. For each Party which deposits an instrument of acceptance after the date on which two thirds of the parties have deposited their instruments of acceptance, the amendment shall enter into force on the thirtieth day after the date on which it deposits its instrument of acceptance. 5. Any additional annex and any amendment to an annex shall be adopted by a majority of the two‑third of the Parties present and voting and shall enter into force for all parties on the ninetieth day after the date of its adoption by the Meeting of the parties, except for parties which have entered a reservation in accordanc with paragraph 6 of this article. 6. During the period of ninety days provided for in paragraph 5 of this article, any Party may by written notification to the Depositary enter a reservation with respect to an additional annex or an amendment to an annex. Such reservation may be withdrawn at any time by written notification to the Depositary, and thereupon the additional annex or the amendment shall enter into force for that Party on the thirtieth day after the date of withdrawals of the reservation. Article XI effect of this agreement on International Convention and Legislation 1. The provision of this agreement will not be affec the rights and obligations of any Party deriving from existing international treats, convention or agreements. 2. The provision of this Agreement shall in no way be affec the right of any Party to maintain or adop a stricter measure of the waterbird conservation for the migratory and their habitats. Article XII settlement of Dispute 1. Any dispute which may «arise between two or more parties with respect to the interpretation or application of the provision of this Agreement shall be subject to negotiation between the parties involved in the dispute. 2. If the dispute cannot be resolved in accordanc with paragraph 1 of this article, the parties may, by mutual consent, submit the dispute to arbitration, in particular that of the Permanent Court of Arbitration at the Hague, and the parties submitting the dispute shall be bound by the CAS decision. Article XIII signature, Ratification, acceptance, Approval, Accession 1. This agreement shall be open for signature by any range State, or not areas under whethers its jurisdiction lie within the agreement area, or regional economic integration organization, at least one member of which is a range State, either by: (a) signature without reservation in respect of ratification, acceptance or approval; or (b) signature with reservation in respect of ratification, acceptance or approval, followed by ratification, acceptance or approval. 2. This agreement shall remain open for signature at the Hague until the date of its entry into force. 3. This agreement shall be open for accession by any range State or regional economic integration organization mentioned in paragraph 1 above on and after the date of entry into force of the agreement. 4. Instruments of ratification, acceptance, approval or accession shall be deposited with the Depositary. Article XIV Entry into force 1 this Agreement shall enter into force on the first day of the third month after at least fourteen range States or regional economic integration organization, comprising at least seven from Africa and seven from Eurasi, have signed without reservation in respect of ratification, acceptance or approval, or have deposited their instrument of ratification, acceptance or approval in accordanc with article XIII of this agreement. 2. For any State or regional economics Rank integration organization which has: (a) the signed without reservation in respect of ratification, acceptance, or approval; (b) ratified, accepted, or approved; or (c) acceded to this agreement after the date on which the number of range States and regional economic integration organizations not cessary to enable entry into force, have signed it without reservation or have ratified, accepted or approved it, this Agreement shall enter into force on the first day of the third month following the signature without reservation, or deposit, by that State or organization of its instrument of ratification, acceptance, approval or accession. Article XV reservations the provision of this Agreement shall not be subject to general reservations. However, a specific reservation may be entered by any State or regional economic integration organization on signature without reservation in respect of ratification, acceptance or approval or, as the case may be, on depositing its instrument of ratification, acceptance, approval or accession in respect of any species covered by the agreement or any specific provision of the Action Plan. Such a reservation may be withdrawn at any time by the State or regional economic integration organisation which had entered it, by notification in writing to the Depositary; such a State or organization shall not be bound by the provision of which with the object of the reservation until thirty days after the date on which the reservation has been withdrawn. Article XVI Denunciation Any Party may denounc this agreement by written notification to the Depositary at any time. The denunciation shall take effect twelve months after the date on which the Depositary has received the notification. Article XVII Depositary 1. The original of this agreement, in the Arabic, English, French and Russian languages, each version being equally authentic, shall be deposited with the Government of the Kingdom of the Netherlands which shall be the Depositary. The Depositary shall transmit certified cop to it all of these version States and regional economic integration organizations referred to in article XIII, paragraph 1, of this agreement, and to the agreement secretariat after it has been established. 2. As soon as this agreement enter into force, a certified copy thereof shall be transmitted by the Depositary to the Secretariat of the United Nations for registration and publication in accordanc with article 102 of the Charter of the United Nations. 3. The Depositary shall inform all States and regional economic integration organizations that have signed or acceded to the agreement, and the agreement Secretariat, of: (a) any signature; (b) any deposit of instruments of ratification, acceptance, approval or accession; (c) the date of entry into force of this agreement and of any additional annex as well as of any amendment to the agreement or to its annex; (d) any reservation with respect to an additional annex or an amendment to an annex it; (e) any notifications of withdrawals of reservations (a); and (f) any notification of denunciation of the agreement. The Depositary shall transmit to all States and regional economic integration organizations that have signed or acceded to this agreement, and to the agreement Secretariat, the text of any reservation, of any additional annex and of any amendment to the agreement or to its annex. In witness whereof the undersigned, being duly authorized to that effect, have signed this agreement. 1 November 1999 Appendix 1 Definition of the Hague Agreement area the boundary of the agreement area is defined as follows: from the North Pole south along the line of longitude 130 ° W to 75 ° N; thenc East and Southeast through The count Melville Sound, Prince Regent inlet, the Gulf of Boothi, Fox, Fox Channel and Basin of Hudson Strait to a point in the Northwest Atlantic at 60 ° N, 60 ° W; thenc is Southeast through the Northwest Atlantic to a point at 50 ° N, 30 ° W; thenc trophy along the line of longitude 30 ° W to 10 ° N; thenc to the Equator of the Southeast at 20 ° W; thenc trophy along the line of longitude 20 ° W to 40 ° S; thenc East along the line of latitude 40 ° S to 60 ° E; thenc north along the 60 ° E line of longitude 35 ° N; thenc East-Northeast on a great circle to a point in the western Viola at 49 ° N, 87 ° 27 ' E; thenc is Northeast on a great circle to the coast of the Arctic Ocean at 130 ° E; thenc north along the 130 ° E line of longitude to the North Pole. The outline of the agreement area is illustrated on the following map. Annex 1 a Folder of the agreement Annex 2 Waterbird species area to which the agreement of the Spheniscus demersus applies1 SPHENISCIDA African Penguins in the Red‑throated GAVIIDA Gavia stellat Diver Gavia arctica Black-throated Diver Gavia immer Great Northern Diver Gavia adamsi at White‑billed PODICIPEDIDA the Diver Tachybaptus ruficollis little Carved in podiceps cristatus Great Crested-podiceps grisegena Red‑necked Carved Carved in podiceps auritus is a Slavonian Carved podiceps nigricoll Black-necked PELECANIDA is to onocrotal the Carved-Pelecanus Great White Pelican Pelecanus rufescen of the Pink-backed Pelican Pelecanus Crispus Dalmatian Pelican-SULIDA juice (more) capensis
Cape Gannet PHALACROCORACIDA of Academy of Phalacrocorax coronat Cormoran a Pygmy of Cormoran to Phalacrocorax pygme glect to Phalacrocorax are not Bank Cormoran Phalacrocorax carbo great Phalacrocorax nigrogular by the Socotra Cormoran Cormoran to Phalacrocorax capensis Cape to the ARDEIDA ardesiac of Cormoran Egretta Herons of the vinaceigul of the Black Slaty Egret Egretta Egretta garzetta little egret Egretta is a Western Reef Egret Egretta gular a dimorph of the Mascaren Reef Egret Ardea cinerea Grey Heron Ardea melanocephala Black-headed Heron Ardea purpurea Purple Heron Casmerodi Albi Great Egret Mesophoyx of Intermedia Intermediate Egret Bubulc Egret of the Ibis cattle of ralloid Squacc of Ardeol Ardeol of ida in Gerona
Pond‑Heron Ardeol a Rufous‑bellied rufiventr of Madagascar Heron Nycticorax nycticorax Black-Academy-Night-Heron Ixobrych in Bittern of Ixobrych minutus little Bittern of Botaur dwarfs sturmi by the stellar great Bittern Mycteri Yellow‑billed CICONIIDA of the Ibis in African Openbill Stork Anastom lamelliger Ciconia nigra Black Stork Ciconia was in the Stork abdimi Abd's the episcop of Woolly‑necked Stork Ciconia ciconia Ciconia White Stork in the crumenifer Leptoptilo of BALAENICIPITIDA of Balaenicep of the Stork Marabo rex Shoebill-Plegad-THRESKIORNITHIDA the falcinell of the Glossy Ibis Gerontic eremit in Sacred Threskiorn the aethiopic Waldrapp Ibis Platalea Leucorodia Eurasian Spoonbill Platalea Alba African Spoonbill phoenicopteridae Phoenicopterus ruber Greater Flamingo

Phoenicopterus minor Lesser Flamingo of the dendrocygna bicolor Anatidae Fulvo-Whistling‑Duck viduat White‑faced Whistling‑Duck Thalassorn of the dendrocygna leuconot of the White‑backed Duck Oxyura leucocephala White‑headed Duck Oxyura macco Macco of Cygnus olor Duck mute Swan Cygnus Cygnus Whooper Swan Cygnus of Bewick's Swan columbian Anser Anser brachyrhynch Pink‑footed goose of fabal a Bean Goose Anser Anser Albifrons Greater of Lesser erythrop White‑fronted Goose White‑fronted Goose Anser Anser Greylag Goose Branta leucopsis Branta bernicl Barnacl goose of the Brent Goose Branta ruficollis Alopochen aegyptiac Red‑breasted goose-Egyptian goose Tadorn of Tadorn ferruginea Ruddy Shelduck South African Shelduck Tadorn Cana tadorn of Plectropter of gambens of the Common Shelduck Spur‑winged sarkidiornis melanotos Comb goose Duck Not to Pygmy‑goos auritus African ttap is Eurasian Wigeon Anas Penelope Anas strepera Gadwall Anas crecc the Common Teal Anas capensis Cape Teal Anas platyrhynchos Mallard Duck Anas Yellow‑billed Anas acut undulat-Northern Pintail Anas erythrorhynch Red‑billed of the Hottent of the Duck hottentot Teal Anas the Garganey Anas querquedul clypeat Marmaronett of the angustirostr of the Northern Shoveler Marbled Teal netta Rufina Red‑crested Pochard netta erythrophthalma Southern Pochard Aythya ferina Common Pochard Aythya nyroca-Ferrugino Pochard Aythya Tufted Duck Aythya fuligul of maril's Greater Scaup King Eider Somateria mollissima, Steller's Polystict steller's Eider Duck clangula hyemalis Long‑tailed Common Scoter Melanitta nigra Velvet Scoter Melanitta Fusca Bucephal clangula Common Goldeneye of the Smew mergus Mergell albell Merganser Red‑breasted merganser mergus serrator Goosander Gruidae Balearics-pavonin Black regulor of the Balearics Academy crane crane Grus leucogeran Grey Academy of Siberian Crane Grus Virgo Demoisell crane Grus paradiseâ Blue Crane Grus carunculat of Wattled crane Grus Grus Common Crane RALLIDA a Sarothrur Buff-spotted Flufftail elegans-Sarothrur Streaky‑breasted Sarothrur-ayres Flufftail, Boehm of the White-winged Flufftail Rall aquaticus Water Rail caerulescen Rail Crecops Rall in African States of Crex crex Crak egregi African Corncrak Amaurorn of the Porzan of flavirostris Black Crak a parvo-Porzan of the little Crak pusilla Baillon's Porzan of the porzan of the Crak Spotted a marginal States of Striped Crak Aenigmatolimn Crak Porphyri in the allen of Allen's Gallinula-gallinula Moorhen Gallinula chloropus Common Moorhen Lesser Fulic angulata cristata Red-knobbed Co a Fulic ATRA Common Co-ardeol the DROMADIDA Crab Plover HAEMATOPODIDA in Drôme» Haematop ostralegus Eurasian Oystercatchers Springs Haematop in the African Black Oystercatchers Springs moquin RECURVIROSTRIDA Himantop himantop of Black‑winged of Recurvirostr of avosett of the Pied stilt Avoce of senegalens by the BURHINIDA-Burhinus-k-GLAREOLIDA-Senegal Thick Pluvian of the Egyptian Plover aegypti pratincol Pratincol of the Collared glareola glareola nordmanni Black‑winged Pratincol of the Pratincol of Madagascar glareola ocular nuchal Pratincol is a Rock glareola cinerea Grey Glareola Pratincol a CHARADRIIDA a apricari of the Eurasian Golden Plover Pluvial Pluvial Pacific Golden Plover campestris fulv

The Grey Plover Charadrius squatarol Pluvial of Ringed Plover Charadrius hiaticul Common dubius little Ringed Plover Charadrius Plover of pecuari of tricollar of Kittlitz's Plover Charadrius Three‑banded of a Charadrius forbes Forbes's Plover Charadrius Plover Charadrius pallidus Chestnut‑banded of the Kentish Plover Charadrius alexandrin marginata in Plover Charadrius White‑fronted of the Mongolian Plover Charadrius leschenaulti of the Mongols in the Greater Sandplover Charadrius Plover of the asiatic in Caspian morinellus Eurasian Dotterel Vanell Eudromi of the Northern Lapwing Vanell vanell spinosus Spur‑winged of Lapwing Plover Vanell albiceps White‑headed of senegall of Wattled Lapwing Vanell of the Senegal Lapwing Vanell lugubr melanopter of Black‑winged of Lapwing Vanell of coronat of Vanell
Brown‑chested Academy-Lapwing Lapwing Vanell Vanell superciliosus-Gregarius Sociabl of leucur of White‑tailed of Plover Vanell Plover is the Eurasian Woodcock Scolopax rusticol SCOLOPACIDA Gallinag stenur Gallinag of the Pintail snipe Snipe the media Gallinag the great gallinag of the Common snipe Lymnocrypt minimum of the Limosa Limosa a Jack snipe Black‑tailed to Limosa lapponica Godwi Bar‑tailed of phaeop of the Whimbrel Godwi Numeni Numeni had Slender‑billed of tenuirostr of arquat of the Eurasian Curlew Numeni Curlew Spotted Redshank Tringa erythrop-totana in the Common Redshank Tringa stagnatil a Marsh Sandpiper Tringa Tring was the Common Greenshank Tringa bulari ochrop of Green Sandpiper Tringa glareola Wood Sandpiper Tringa cinerea
Terek Sandpiper Tringa hypoleuco Arenari of InterPro's Common Sandpiper-Calidris Turnston tenuirostr a Ruddy great knot Calidris canut Red Knot Calidris alba Sanderling Calidris minuta little Stin Calidris temminckii Temminck to s Stin a purple Sandpiper Calidris maritima Calidris Dunlin Calidris ferrugine of the alpin Curlew Sandpiper-Sandpiper Limicol falcinell Broad‑billed of Philomach of Phalarop of Red‑necked of pugnax Ruffa lobat Phalarop for fulicari Phalarop of the Phalarop of the Grey LARIDA Larus leucophthalm-white-eyed Gull Larus, Sooty Gull Larus hemprichi CANUS Common Gull Larus audouini, Audouin's Gull Larus marinus great Black-backed Gull Larus Dominicans in Kelp Gull Larus Gull Larus hyperbore of the glaucoid's Glauco Iceland Gull Larus argentatus Herring Gull Larus heuglin in Heuglin's Gull Larus for Armenian Gull Larus cachinnan armenic Yellow-legged Gull Larus fuscus Lesser Black-backed Gull Larus ichthyaet of great Gull Larus cirrocephal-Black‑headed Grey-headed Gull Larus hartlaubi Hartlaub's Gull, Larus ridibundus Common Black-headed Gull Larus GENEI Slender‑billed Gull Larus melanocephalus Mediterranean Gull Larus minutus little Gull in the Sabine Sabine Memek's Gull's Tern Sterna nilotic Gull‑billed Caspian Tern Sterna caspi's Stern Maxima Royal Tern Sterna bengalensis Lesser Crested Tern Sterna Terns bergi Great Crested Tern Sterna dougalli sandvicens the Sandwich in the Tern Sterna Roseat Antarctic Tern Sterna vittat of Stern Common Tern Sterna hirundo Arctic Tern paradisae Sterna albifrons little Tern Sterna Tern saunders of Saunders's Stern of Damar's Tern Sterna balaenar repress a Whiskered Tern chlidonias hybrida White‑cheeked in Tern chlidonias niger leucopter White‑winged Tern chlidonias of Black Tern RYNCHOPIDA Rynchop flavirostris African Skimmer is a 1 As adopted at the Second session of the Meeting of the parties , which took place from 25-27 September 2002, Bonn, Germany.
Annex 3 Action plans 2 1. Field of Application 1.1 the Action plans is applicable to the population of migratory waterbird listed in table 1 to this Annex (hereafter referred to as "table 1"). 1.2 table 1 forms an integral part of this Annex. Any reference to this Action Plan includes a reference to Table1. 2. Species Conservation 2.1 Legal measure 2.1.1 of the parties listed in column A with the population of table 1 shall provide protection to those population listed in accordanc with article III, paragraph 2 (a), of this agreement. Such parties shall in particular and subject to paragraph 2.1.3 below: (a) the taking of prohibi birds and eggs of those population is occurring in their territory; (b) the deliberate disturbanc prohibi in so far as such would be a disturbanc significant for the conservation of the population concerned; and (c) the possession or prohibi utilization of, and trade in, birds or eggs of those in the population which have been taken in contravention of the prohibition laid down pursuan to subparagraph (a) above, as well as the possession or utilization of, and trade in, any readily recognizabl parts or counterparties of such birds and their eggs. By way of exception for those population listed in categories 2 and 3 in Column A only and which are marked by an asterisk, hunting may continue on a sustainable use basis where hunting of such population is a long-established cultural practice. The States shall promote sustainable use be conducted within the framework of the special provision of a species action plan at the appropriate international level. 2.1.2 parties with population listed in table 1 shall regulat the taking of birds and eggs of all population listed in column B of table 1. The object of such legal measure shall be of it maintain or contribute to the restoration of those population to a favourabl of conservation status and to ensur, on the basis of the best available knowledge of population dynamics, that any taking or other use is sustainable. Such legal measure, subject to paragraph 2.1.3 below, shall in particular: (a) the taking of prohibi birds belonging to the population is concerned during their various stages of reproduction and rearing and during their return to their breeding grounds if the taking unfavourabl has an impact on the conservation status of the population concerned; (b) the regulat the modes of taking; (c) establish limits on taking, where appropriate, and provide adequat control to ensur that these limits are observed; and (d) the possession or prohibi utilization of, and trade in, birds and eggs of the population for which have been taken in contravention of any prohibition put down to the provision of pursuan of this paragraph, as well as the possession or utilization of, and trade in, any parts of such birds and their eggs. 2.1.3 the parties may grant exemption to the prohibition laid down in paragraphs 2.1.1 and 2.1.2, irrespectiv of the provision of article III, paragraph 5, of the Convention, where there is no other satisfactory solution, for the following purpose: (a) to prevent serious damage to crop, water and fisheries; (b) in the interests of air safety or other overriding public interests; (c) for the purpose of research and education, of re-establishment and for the breeding cessary for these purpose not; (d) the permit under strictly supervised conditions, on a selective basis and to a limited exten, the taking and keeping of the use of or other judicio certain birds in small numbers; and (e) for the purpose of enhancing the propagation or survival of the population is concerned. Such an exemption shall be precise as to content and limited in space and time and shall not operate to the detrimen of the population listed in table 1. Parties shall as soon as possible inform the agreement secretariat of any exemption granted to them this provision pursuan. 2.2 the single species Action plans 2.2.1 Parties shall cooperate with a view to developing and implementing international single species action plans for population listed in Category 1 of Column A of table 1 as a priority and for those listed with an asterisk in the population Column A of table 1. The agreement Secretariat shall line the development, harmonization and implementation of such plans. 2.2.2 Parties shall prepare and implementations that national single species action plans for the population listed in Column A of table 1 with a view to improving their overall conservation status. This action plan shall include special provision for those marked with an asterisk, population. When appropriate, the problem of accidental killing of birds by hunters as a result of incorrect identification of the species should be considered. 2.3 Emergency Measure shall, for parties in close cooperation with each other whenever possible and relevant, develop and implementations that emergency measure for population listed in table 1, when exceptionally unfavourabl or endangering condition occure anywhere in the agreement area. 2.4 the Re-establishment parties shall exercise the greatest care when re-establishing population listed in table 1 into parts of their traditional range where they no longer exist. They shall endeavour to develop and follow a detailed re-establishment plan based on appropriate scientific studies. Re-establishment plan should constitut an integral part of national and, where appropriate, international single species action plans. (A) re-establishment plan should include assessment of the impact on the environment and shall be made widely available. Parties shall inform the Secretariat, in agreement in advance, of all re-establishment program for population listed in table 1.2.5 2.5.1 introductions parties shall, if they consider it cessary, not prohibi the introduction of non-native species of animals and plants which may be detrimental to the population is listed in table 1.2.5.2 Parties shall, if they consider it not cessary, require the taking of appropriate precaution to avoid the accidental escape of captive birds belonging to non-native species. 2.5.3 Parties shall take measure to the exten to feasibl and appropriate, including taking, ensur that when non-native species or hybrid thereof will have already been introduced into their territory, those species or their hybrid will do not pose a potential hazard to the population is listed in table 1.3. Habitat Conservation Habitat Inventor to 3.1 3.1.1 the parties, in our where appropriate with competent international organizations , shall publish national inventor to undertak and of the habitats within their territory which are important to the population listed in Table1. 3.1.2 the Parties shall endeavour, as a matter of priority, to identify all sites of international or national importanc for population listed in Table1. 3.2 the Conservation of areas 3.2.1 Parties shall endeavour to continue establishing protected areas to conserve important habitats for the population is listed in table 1, and to develop management plans and implementations for these areas. 3.2.2 Parties shall endeavour to give special protection to those in the wetland which meet internationally accepted criteria of international importanc. 3.2.3 Parties shall endeavour to make the wise and sustainable use of all of the wetland in their territory. In particular they shall endeavour to avoid degradation and loss of habitats that support a population listed in table 1 through the introduction of appropriate regulations or standards and control measure. In particular, they shall endeavour to: (a) where practicabl, ensur, that the statutory controls with adequat in place, relating to the use of agricultural chemicals, pest control procedures and the disposal of waste water, which in accordanc with the international rules, for the purpose of minimizing their adverse impacts on the population listed in table 1; and (b) prepare and distribute information materials, in the appropriate languages, describing such regulations, standards and control measure in force and their benefits to people and wildlife. 3.2.4 the Parties shall endeavour to develop strategies, according to an ecosystem approach, for the conservation of the habitats of all population is listed in table 1, including the habitats of those population are the dispersed. 3.3 Rehabilitation and Restoration parties shall endeavour to rehabilitat or restore, where feasibl and appropriate, areas which were previously important for the population is listed in table 4-1. Management of Human activities 4.1 4.1.1 shall cooperate in Hunting parties to ensur that their hunting legislation implements the principles of sustainable use as envisaged in the Action Plan, taking into account the full location of the waterbird population ranking is concerned and their life history characteristics. 2.2.2 the agreement Secretariat shall be informed to the CEAS by the parties of their legislation relating to the hunting of population listed in table 1.4.1.3 Parties shall cooperate with a view to developing a reliable and harmonized system for the collection of harvest data in order to assess the annual harvest of population listed in table 1. They shall provide the agreement Secretariat with the estimate of the total annual take for each population , when available. 4.1.4 Parties shall endeavour to phase out the use of lead shot for hunting in a wetland by the year 2000.4.1.5 Parties shall develop and measure their implementations that reduce, and as far as possible, the USA eliminat of poisoned byte. 4.1.6 the Parties shall develop and measure their implementations that reduce, and as far as possible, taking illegal eliminat. 4.1.7 where appropriate, the Parties shall, at the hunter encourag local, national and international levels, to form a club or organization in their line of their activities and to help the sustainability ensur. 4.1.8 parties shall, where appropriate, promote the requirement of a proficiency test for hunters, including among others things, bird identification. eco-tourism 4.2 4.2.1 Parties shall encourag, where appropriate but not in the case of core area of protected areas, the elaborations of the program of cooperative between all concerned to develop sensitive and appropriate eco-tourism at wetland holdings listed in the population registry of table 1.4.2.2 parties, in cooperation with competent international organisations, shall endeavour to evaluate the costs, benefits and others consequences that can result from eco-tourism at selected wetland with concentration of population is listed in table 1. They shall communicate the results of any such evaluations to the agreement Secretariat. 4.3 Other Human activities 4.3.1 Parties shall assess the impact of proposed projects which are likely to lead to conflicts between population listed in table 1 that with in the areas referred to in paragraph 3.2 and human interests, and shall make the results of the assessment publicly available. 4.3.2 the Parties shall endeavour to gather information on the damage, in particular their crop and their fisheries, caused by population listed in table 1, and report the results to the agreement Secretariat. 3.3.3 the Parties shall cooperate with a view to identifying appropriate techniques to minimize damage, or to the effects of mitigat damage, in particular their crop and their fisheries, caused by population listed in table 1, drawing on the experience gained elsewher in the world. 4.3.4 Parties shall cooperate with a view to developing single species action plans for population of which cause significant damage, in particular their crop and their fisheries. The agreement Secretariat shall line the development and harmonization of such plans. 4.3.5 Parties shall, as far as possible, promote high environmental standards in the planning and construction of structures to minimize their impact on the population is listed in table 1. They should consider steps to minimize the impact of structures already in existenc is where it's to that they become evidens constitut a negative impact for the population is concerned. 4.3.6 In cases where humans threaten the conservation of disturbanc status of waterbird population listed in Table1, parties should endeavour to take measure to limit the level of threat. Special attention should be given to problem of human colon to breeding at disturbanc of colonially-a waterbird, especially when rigid ut300r2u situated in the area in which the popular for outdoor recreation. Appropriate measure of might include, inter alia, the establishment of free zones disturbanc-in protected areas where public access is not permitted. 5. Research and Monitoring 5.1 Parties shall endeavour to carry out survey work in poorly known area, which may hold important concentration of the population listed in table 1. The results of such surveys shall be widely disseminated. 5.2 the Parties shall endeavour to monitor the population listed in table 1. The results of such monitoring shall be published or sent to appropriate international organizations, to enable the review of population status and trends. 5.3 the Parties shall cooperate to improve the measurement of bird population trends as a criterion for describing the status of such population. 5.4 the Parties shall cooperate with a view to determining the migration routes of all population is listed in table 1, using available knowledge of breeding and non-breeding season distributions and the census results, and by participating in the coordinated programme of ringing. 5.5 the Parties shall endeavour to initiat and support joint research projects into the ecology and population dynamics of population listed in table 1 and their habitats, in order to determin is their specific requirements as well as the techniques which are the most appropriate for their conservation and management. 5.6 Parties shall endeavour to undertak studies on the effects of wetland loss and degradation and disturbanc carrying capacity on the wetland used by the will of the population listed in table 1 and on the migration patterns of such population. 5.7 the Parties shall endeavour to undertak studies on the impact of hunting and trade on the population listed in table 1 and on the importanc of these forms of utilization to the local and national economy. 5.8 parties shall endeavour to cooperate with relevant international organisations and to support research and monitoring projects. 6. Education and Information 6.1 the Parties shall, where no cessary, arrang for training programme to ensur that personnel responsible for the implementation of the Action Plan have an adequat knowledge it implementations that it effectively. 6.2 the Parties shall cooperate with each other and the agreement Secretariat with a view to developing training programmes and exchanging resource materials. 6.3 the Parties shall endeavour to develop the program, information materials and mechanisms to improve the level of awareness of the general public with regards to the objective of the provision, and the contents of the Action Plan. In this regard, particular attention shall be given to those people living in and around important wetland, the users of these wetland (hunters, no to tunnel rivers, tourist, etc.) and to local authorities and other decision makers. 6.4 the Parties shall endeavour to undertak-specific public awareness campaigns for the conservation of the population listed in table 1.7 Implementation 7.1 When implementing this Action Plan, the Parties shall, when appropriate, give priority to those listed in Column A of the population table 1.7.2 where, in the case of population listed in table 1, more than one population of the same species will occure on the territory of a Party , that Party shall apply conservation measure of appropriate to the population or population that have the poores conservation status. 7.3 This agreement Secretariat, in coordination with the Technical Committee and with the assistance of experts from the range States, shall line the development of conservation guidelines in accordanc with article IV, paragraph 4, of this agreement to assist the parties in the implementation of the Action Plan. The agreement Secretariat shall ensur, where possible, coherence with guidelines approved under other international instruments. These conservation guidelines shall aim at introducing the principle of sustainable use. They shall cover, inter alia: (a) single species action plans; (b) the emergency measure; (c) preparation of the site inventor and Habitat management methods; (d) hunting practices; (e) trade in waterbird; (f) tourism; (g) reducing crop damage; and (h) a waterbird monitoring protocol. 7.4 the agreement Secretariat, in coordination with the Technical Committee and the parties, shall prepare a series of international reviews not cessary for the implementation of this Action Plan, including: (a) reports on the status and trends of population; (b) the gap in information from surveys; (c) the network of sites used by each population, including reviews of the protection status of each site as well as of the management of the measure taken in each case; (d) the hunting and trade legislation pertinen in each country relating to the species listed in Annex 2 to this agreement; (e) the preparation and implementation of the Stags of single species action plans; (f) re-establishment projects; and (g) the status of introduced non-native waterbird species and hybrid of thereof. 7.5 the agreement Secretariat shall endeavour to ensur that the reviews mentioned in paragraph 7.4 with updated at intervals of not more than three years. 4.7 the Technical Committee shall assess the guidelines and reviews prepared under paragraph 7.3 and 7.4, and shall draft the recommendations and formulat resolution relating to their development, their content and implementation for considerations at sessions of the Meeting of the parties. 7.7 the agreement Secretariat shall regularly review of undertak a potential mechanisms for providing additional resources (funds and technical assistance) for the implementation of this Action Plan, and shall make a report to each ordinary session of the Meeting of the parties. 2 As adopted at the Second session of the Meeting of the parties, which took place from 25-27 September 2002, Bonn, Germany. Table 1 status OF the POPULATION OF MIGRATORY WATERBIRDS3 KEY key to the CLASSIFICATION the following table 1 is a basis for implementation of the Action plans: Column A Category 1: (a) the species which are included in Appendix I to the Convention on the Conservation of Migratory Species of Wild animals;


(b) the species is listed as threatened in which with the Threatened Birds of the World (BirdLife International 2000); or (c) Population, which numbers less than around 10.000 individual.

Category 2: Population numbering between around 10.000 and has around 25.000 individual.

Category 3: Population numbering between around 25.000 in and around 100.000 individual and considered to be at risk as a result of: (a) Concentration onto a small number of sites at any stage of their annual cycle;


(b) on a Dependenc habitat type, which is under sever threat of;


(c) Showing significant long-term declin; or (d) Showing extreme fluctuation in population size or trends.

For the species listed in categories 2 and 3 above, see paragraph 2.1.1 of the Action Plan led in Annex 3 to this agreement.



(B) Category 1: Population of the column numbering between around 25.000 and around 100.000 individual and which do not fulfil the conditions in respect of column A, as described above.

Category 2: Population numbering around 100.000 of the more than individual and considered to be in need of special attention as a result of: (a) Concentration onto a small number of sites at any stage of their annual cycle;


(b) on a Dependenc habitat type, which is under sever threat of;


(c) Showing significant long-term declin; or (d) Showing extreme fluctuation in population size or trends.



Column (C) Category 1: Population of more than 100.000 individual numbering around in which could significantly benefit from the international cooperation and which do not fulfil the conditions in respect of either columns or column B (A), above.

3 As adopted at the Second session of the Meeting of the parties, which took place from 25-27 September 2002, Bonn, Germany. REVIEW OF table 1 the table shall be: (a) Reviewed regularly by the Technical Committee in accordanc with article VII, paragraph 3 (b), of the agreement; and (b) as Amended by the Meeting cessary not of the parties, in accordanc with article VI, paragraph 9 (d) of the agreement, in the light of the conclusions of such reviews. DEFINITION OF TERMS USED IN the LOCATION RANKING DESCRIPTION of North Africa Algeria, Egypt, the Libyan Arab Jamahiriya, Morocco, Tunisia.

West Africa Benin, Burkina Faso, Ivory Coast, Chad, Côte d ' Ivoire, the Gambi, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Liberia, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Togo.

Eastern Africa Burundi, Djibouti, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Kenya, Rwanda, Somalia, Sudan, Uganda, the United Republic of Tanzania.

North-East Africa Djibouti, Egypt, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Somalia, Sudan.

In Southern Africa, Angola, Botswana, Lesotho, Malawi, Namibia, Mozambiqu, South Africa, Swaziland, Zambia, Zimbabwe.

Central Africa, Ivory Coast, Central African Republic, Congo Democratic Republic of the Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Sao Tome and Principe.

Sub-Saharan Africa All African States south of the Sahara.

Tropical Africa sub-Saharan Africa excluding Lesotho, Namibia, South Africa and Swaziland.

Western Palearctic As defined in the Handbook of the birds of Europe, the Middle East and North Africa (Cramps & Simmons 1977).

North-West Europe Belgium, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Iceland, Ireland, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Norway, Sweden, the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland.

Western Europe North-West Europe with Portugal and Spain.

North-East Europe, the northern part of the Russian Federation from West of the Ural.

Eastern Europe, the Russian Federation Belarus West of the Ural, Ukraine.

Central Europe Austria, the Czech Republic, Estonia, Germany, Hungary, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Poland, the Russian Federation around the Gulf of Finland and Kaliningrad, Slovakia, Switzerland.

North Atlantic Greenland, Iceland, England, Ireland, Norway, the north-west coast of the Russian Federation, Svalbard, the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland.

East Atlantic the Atlantic seaboard of Europe and North Africa from northern Nor way to Morocco.

Western Siberia the Russian Federation East of the Ural to the Yenisey River and south to the Kz border.

Central Siberia in the Russian Federation from the Yenisey River to the eastern boundary of the Taimyr peninsula and south to the Viola in the mountains.

West Mediterranean Algeria, France, Italy, Malta, Monaco, Morocco, Portugal, San Marino, Spain, Tunisia.

East Mediterranean Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Cyprus, Egypt, Greece, Israel, Lebanon, the Libyan Arab Jamahiriya, in Slovenia, the First Arab Republic, the Republic of Macedonia of the Former Yugoslavs, Turkey, born.

Black Sea, Armenia, Bulgaria, Georgia, Republic of Moldova, Romania, Russian Federation, Turkey, the Ukraine.

Caspian Azerbaijan, Iran (Islamic Republic of), the Russian Federation, Kz, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan.

South-West Asia Bahrain, Iran (Islamic Republic of), Iraq, Israel, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, KZ, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, the First Arab Republic, eastern Turkey, Turkmenistan, United Arab Emirates, the Uzbekistan, Yemen.

Western Asia in Western parts of the Russian Federation East of the Ural and the Caspian countries.

Central Asia Afghanistan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Kz, Uzbekistan.

South Asia Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan, Sri Lanka.

The KEY TO ABBREVIATION AND symbols BRE: breeding win: wintering n: Northern e: Eastern s: Southern w: Western NE: North-eastern NW: North-western SEA: South-eastern SW: South-western () Population status unknown. Conservation status estimated. By way of exception for those population marked by an asterisk, hunting may continue on a sustainable use basis where hunting of such population is a long-established cultural practice (see paragraph 2.1.1 of Annex 3 to the agreement). Notes 1. The population data used to compile the table 1 as far as possible correspond to the number of individual in the potential breeding stock in the agreement area. The status is based on the best available published population estimate. 2. Suffixes (BRE) or (win) in a population with AIDS solely by listing the population identification. They do not indicates a restriction of their seasonals action in respect of these population under the agreement and Action Plan. 3. The brief description is used to identify the population with based on the descriptions used in the third edition of Waterbird Population Estimate. 4. Slash (/) with a sign used to separate breeding areas from wintering areas. 5. Where a species ' population is listed in table 1 with multiple categorisation, the obligation of the Action plans relate to the strictes category listed.