Wadden Sea Flyway Initiative (WSFI)

The Wadden Sea is a key stopover site for migratory waterbirds along the East Atlantic Flyway. In recognition of the responsibility that arises from this, the three Wadden Sea states Denmark, Germany and the Netherlands established the Wadden Sea Flyway Initiative in 2012, with the vision that:

“Migratory birds find lasting refuge along the East Atlantic Flyway from northern breeding areas to their key Wadden Sea stopover and to the African coastline, and inspire and connect people for future generations”

In close collaboration with local, regional, and international partners, the Wadden Sea Flyway Initiative (WSFI) participates in global efforts to strengthen the conservation of migratory waterbirds. With its monitoring programme and the capacity building and management programme, the WSFI aims to address the following key objectives. For more information on specific target actions, please click on the respective objective:

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