Bird Sightings

Spring in the Yellow Sea, (Post 3 of 4), Gageo Island

Gageo Island, April 18-May 2, 2019 April 18th   Back on Gageo-do after six years! Not much from the Mokpo-Gageo ferry besides some Ancient Murrelets. While it was amazing to be back on Gageo, there were some negative developments at … 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