Bird Sightings

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Jincheon, Baekryeong Island, October 11-13

Bird News from Nial Moores Following an afternoon ferry journey on the 10th (which produced c. 180 Streaked and three Flesh-footed Shearwaters and a single Parasitic Jaeger), I have had the chance to spend a few desk work-interrupted days in … read more

Events

2017 울산 아시아 버드페어에서의 새와 생명의 터

2017.11.17 (금)~21.(화)까지 울산에서 열리는 아시아 버드페어에 새와 생명의 터는 참가하였습니다. 오래전부터 인연을 맺어온 한스 자이델 재단과 함께 부스를 운영했는데,  최근까지 몇차례 시행한 남북 조류 공동조사를 홍보하는 자리도 되었습니다.   새와 생명의 터 부스에서는 PPT와 보고서를 통해 여지껏 해온 활동을 알리면서    ‘보이지 않는 연결고리’ 와 ‘머그컵 … read more

Conservation

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Tame wilderness – wetlands in the city: Gyeongpo wetland, Gangneung

Wetlands in and near cities always have to balance between the understandable desire of citizens to enjoy nature close to their home and the necessities for protection. The outcome is often a compromise between both. In South Korea, also the … read more

Field Identification

Shanghai Birding: A Look at Three Herring-type Gulls

For those interested in finding out more about birds on the other side of the Yellow Sea in Shanghai, please check out Craig Brelsford’s English-language Shanghai Birding.  For an article on the same blog looking at Mongolian, Taimyr and Vega … read more

Public Awareness

Design for Conservation: different approach to our collective effort

As the subtitle for my presentation goes, I truly believe that Design is a potent tool for positive change. The ways in which I believe that Design is such a powerful medium as well as methodology for change is embedded … read more

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한국 새와 습지의 눈물, …

  2015년 12월 9일자 (수) 한겨레신문에 새와생명의터  대표인 나일 무어스 박사님의 철학 과 회원여러분의 신념으로 이어진 새와생명의터  활동이 소개된 기사를 기쁘게 알려드립 니다.   ‘한국 새와 습지의 눈물, 한국인보다 더 잘 안다’라는 제목을 시작으로 사회>환경 21면 거의 전체를 할애하는 분량으로 실렸네요.  인터뷰의 내용이 … read more

Animal Welfare

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Support BAWC ‘s first field project

Our friends at BAWC (Birders Against Wildlife Crime) have announced their first field project studying birds of prey and persecution. If you are able to support them, please check out their Crowdfunding page below and donate, and also spread the … read more

Education

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Sign Up for Outdoor Classroom Day: 18 May 2017

I came across this event today, and it looks amazing: Outdoor Classroom Day It’s a great idea for all of the teachers we know, so please spread the word. On the website, there are some really cool resources, lesson plans, … read more

Projects

Birds Korea Scaly-sided Merganser Survey: January 2014

Nial Moores PhD, Birds Korea, January 27th 2014 A total of 149 Scaly-sided Merganser Mergus squamatus were recorded nationwide by the Birds Korea survey, conducted between January 5th and 22nd 2014.  This number is remarkably similar to the 140-149 recorded … read more