Bird Sightings

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Pyongyang, Wonsan, North Goseong and Mundok, March 3-8

Selected bird News from Nial Moores, Bernhard Seliger, David Melville, Felix Glenk, Chong Jong-Rhyol and MOLEP. Among a total of 115 species recorded between March 3rd and 8th, birds of greatest note on the east coast included single Japanese Wagtail, … read more

Events

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

Conservation

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Why the Planet Earth II Episode on Cities Is So Startling

“The modern, rational human being, the one that knows it once descended from animals but along the way turned into something completely different, did not create cities. They created us. And it’s only chauvinism that lets us imagine that we … 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