Bird Sightings


Gunsan-Hwaseong, May 29-31

Bird News from Nial Moores and Sue Davis Three days of end-of-spring birding in hazy but summer-like weather included a trip out to Eocheong Island (afternoon of the 29th and morning of 30th, with some excellent sea-birding from the ferry); … read more


2015 한반도 두루미 보전을 위한 국제포럼

다음주 금요일인 12월 18일에 서울대학교 문화관 중강당에서 한반도 두루미 보전을 위한 국제포럼이 열립니다. 이번 행사는 서울대학교와 국립생태원에서 주최하여 큰 규모로 열리는 국제포럼이 될 것으로 예상됩니다. 비록 하루에 걸친 포럼이지만 개막식을 비롯하여 다양한 강연과 여러 분야의 사람들이 참석할 예정인 토론 행사에 … read more



Global Flyway Network: 2016 Bohai Bay Field Report

Jason Loghry, Birds Korea The Global Flyway Network have published the 2016 Bohai Bay Field Report. The focus of the study is of individually colour-banded birds of four species (Bar and Black-tailed Godwit and Red and Great Knot) from Northwest Australia (Roebuck … 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

Shorebirds of the Flyway: BBC Radio and ABC Radio (Australia) Series

The first of four fascinating radio programs looking at shorebird conservation on the East Asian-Australasian Flyway is now available for listening and download here. Program One is set in Australia and has interviews with a range of experts many of … read more


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


Seosan Birdland, November 29

by Jason Loghry On November 29, Matt Poll, Subhojit Chakladar and I visited Seosan. Upon surveying some rice fields, we passed the backside of the Seosan Birdland facilities and found a Cinereous Vulture 독수리, Eurasian Eagle Owl 수리부엉이, Northern Goshawk … 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