Bird Sightings

Baekryeong Island, May 26~28

Bird news from Subhojit Chakladar (with Dr Nial Moores) With a storm front expected to pass over the northern part of Yellow Sea on 25th evening, I decided to check out what the weather system might bring in on the … read more


Designing for Hope: May 13th, Hwaseong City

Dr Nial Moores, Birds Korea In September 2018, local people, NGOs, scientists and Hwaseong City held a major symposium, the Great Flight of Shorebirds. Evidence was presented of the local, national and international importance of the Hwaseong Wetlands to peoples’ … read more


Consensus Building for Korean Getbol: World Heritage Phase Two

Dr Nial Moores, Birds Korea, June 17th 2022 The submission of a natural site as a World Heritage Property is widely understood to be the strongest commitment that a national government can take to conserving the Outstanding Universal Value of … read more

Field Identification

Tree Pipit: Some notes on identification

Of the smaller pipits that are common migrants through Korea, Olive-backed Pipit and Red-throated Pipit are the most common in that order. In breeding plumage they are unmistakable and easily distinguished from each other. Buff-bellied and Pechora Pipits are less … read more

Public Awareness

From the archives … spring birds in North Korea

Birds have always been of interest in Korea, from the earliest temple paintings to modernity. This also includes North Korea, as this article on spring birds in the journal of the Socialist youth league, Sonyŏndan (March 1955), shows. It was … read more


기자회견: 부산 가덕도 조류조사. 2022년 5월 9일

2022년 5월 9일, 환경운동연합 회화나무홀에서 기자회견이 열렸다. 이날 회견에서는 부산 신공항 부지 제안지인 가덕도의 생물다양성과 문화에 대하여 환경운동연합 산하 조사단의 조사결과가 소개됐다. KFEM이 기획하고 조직한 가덕도생태조사단(단장: 류종성 안양대 교수)활동의 일환으로, 새와생명의터는 가덕도 신공항 예정지의 철새조사를 맡았다. 서울 환경운동연합에서 열린 가덕도 … read more

Animal Welfare

Opinion: One conservationist’s take on the COVID-19 Pandemic

Dr Nial Moores, Birds Korea (April 2nd 2020). I am not a medical doctor and I do not pretend to have specialist knowledge or insights on the COVID-19 pandemic. Instead, as someone who lives in the Republic of Korea (ROK), … read more


Seminar on Bird Monitoring: Hongseong

Dr Nial Moores, Birds Korea / 새와 생명의 터, June 19th 2022 Thanks to an invitation from Dr Kim Su-Kyung, Senior Researcher at the Eco institute for Oriental Stork and a co-founder of Birds Korea / 새와 생명의 터, I … read more


멀린(Merlin) 한국어판 개시-코넬대 조류학 연구소와 ‘새와 생명의 터’ 합작품

한반도의 조류와 서식지 보전에 전념하는 ‘새와 생명의 터’는 보전 활동의 일환으로 온라인 데이터베이스인 eBird 국내 데이터의 검증 책임을 맡아온 것에 이어, 최근에는 코넬대 조류학 연구소와 Dr. 나일 무어스(새와생명의터 대표)님의 기획으로 멀린(Merlin)한국어판 작업에 착수하였습니다. 원활한 한국어 번역을 위한 영문 향상, 문헌 … read more