Bird Sightings


Guryongpo Peninsula, November 8th

Nial Moores and Jason Loghry In heavy overcast with occasional rain and northerly winds (mostly moderate, occasionally strong) a quick stop on the river at Pohang and another day spent on the peninsula, in the hope of determining whether the … read more


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Busan Climate Action Film Festival 2015

Busan Climate Action Film Festival 2015 Busan’s newest film festival returns! Featuring two Korean movies with English subtitles, a new location with a bigger theater, and an updated version of the international hit movie, Cowspiracy: The Sustainability Secret. This year’s … read more



Seeking Articles and Reports on the Effects of Building Structures on Waterbirds

Please send WWF Japan information and case studies about the effects of disturbance (such as change in the behavior, distribution or flying routes of birds) caused by construction of structures. For details go to: read more

Field Identification

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How Well Do We Know Nominate Little Egret Egretta garzetta?

Nial Moores, November 16th 2015. On November 15th, I birded Guryongpo with Jason Loghry, Ha Jeong Mun and Seo Hae-Min. Driving through Gyeongju, from the moving car we saw a flock of perhaps 40 Little Egret Egretta garzetta leaving their … read more

Public Awareness

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Help us make Bar-tailed Godwit Bird of the Year

Greetings from Pukorokoro Miranda Shorebird Centre. There is a Bird of the Year ballot currently under way in this country and I am campaign manager for godwits. You do not have to be resident here – anyone with an email … read more



2015년 부산기후변화대책영화제

2015년 부산기후변화대책영화제 작년에 이어 영화의 도시, 부산에서 새로운 영화제가 11월 6일, 막을 올립니다! 두 편의 한국영화, 많은 관객을 모실 수 있는 시설을 갖춘 영화관, 국제적으로 화제가 되고 있는 최신버전의 영화로 여러분을 초대합니다. 부산베지페스트(Busan Veggie Fest):영화제 개막행사 영화상영 전, 부산지역채식인 및 … read more

Animal Welfare


Science Insider: Experts condemn China’s training of monkeys to destroy bird nests

Science article by Christina Larson, September 2, 2015: “BEIJING—Tomorrow, China’s government ….(is) staging an airshow with jet fighters. To safeguard China’s rarely seen military aircraft….the People’s Liberation Army (PLA) has trained a squadron of male rhesus macaques to search and … read more



B.I.R.D.S. Club Field Trip: Junam Reservoir and Myeongji Tidal Flat

by Jason Loghry, November 14, 2015 On Saturday, BIRDS Club students traveled together to Junam Reservoir in the morning, and then on to the Nakdong Estuary (Myeongji tidal  flat) in the afternoon. Both destinations are about a 30 minutes drive … read more


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