Bird Sightings

Spring in the Yellow Sea – a must on any birder’s bucket-list! (Post 1 of 4)

Jeju Island, April 11-13, 2019 For any birder who has yet to visit Korea’s Yellow Sea during spring migration…what are you waiting for? Aside from the ‘regular’ East Asian migratory specialties that can be found along the East-Australasian Flyway, there … read more

Events

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

Field Identification

Another New Identification Challenge: Warbling and Swinhoe’s White-eyes

Nial Moores, Birds Korea, August 2019 Late last year, the IOC revised their taxonomy of white-eyes, which included recognizing the simplex subspecies of “Japanese White-eye” and several other taxa as Swinhoe’s White-eye; and reorganizing “Japanese White-eye”, which they now list … read more

Public Awareness

새와생명의터 정보지; 제주도 비자림로의 붉은해오라기

붉은해오라기Gorsachius goisagi , 2010년 5월 소청도 ©나일 무어스/Birds Korea 제주도의 의뢰로 진행 중인 비자림로 조류상 조사에서 붉은해오라기 3개체가 관찰되었습니다. 6월 11일에 처음 기록된 이후 14일부터 17일에 걸쳐서 소리가 들렸으며 15일에는 먼 거리에서나마 육안으로 관찰할 수 있었습니다. 붉은해오라기는 IUCN에서 위기종(EN)으로 지정한 … read more

블로그

화성습지, 희망을 그리다

“화성습지는 하나의 복합적인 생태계이다. 성장한 갯벌은 대기와 바다로부터 탄소를 흡수하고; 수산자원을 지켜주며; 사람과 도요 물떼새에게는 직접적인 식량 공급지이다. 그렇기에 평생을 걸쳐 어업, 농업, 습지 설계와 관리경험을 지닌 각기 다른 세 대륙의 전문가들이 여기 화성에 모인 것이다. 더욱 지ㅅ가능하게 번창하는 화성, … read more

Animal Welfare

Seosan Birdland, November 29

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 흰참매, Peregrine Falcon … read more

Education

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