Bird Sightings


Onchon and Mundok Counties (South Pyongyan Province), May 19-20

Bird News from Dr Nial Moores (Birds Korea) with Dr Bernhard Seliger and Felix Glenk (Hanns Seidel Foundation, Korea), Professor Lu Cai (Beijing Forestry University), Li Jia (IUCN, Bangkok office) and MOLEP. After arriving on May 16th,  we presented at … 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



Saemangeum: enough to make a scientist weep

Episode two of the four part series on the shorebirds of the Flyway has now aired on BBC World radio and on Australia’s ABC.  In the ABC broadcast, the Saemangeum seawall is described as the boa constrictor that strangled the … 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


Why our children need to get outside and engage with nature

Jon Henley The Guardian August 2010 More and more children today have less and less contact with the natural world. And this is having a huge impact on their health and development  In an age of cable TV, Nintendos, Facebook … 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