Thanks to the generosity of the Oriental Bird Club, and the tireless hard work of all those who produce their publications, another marvellously-produced, full colour edition of BirdingASIA, Number 28, arrived at Birds Korea today.
Included is a short paper (Moores & Seliger 2017) detailing Korea’s first nesting record of Chinese Penduline Tit Remiz consobrinus, as detailed here) – just one of more than 30 short papers, articles and updates.
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Dr Nial Moores, Director, Birds Korea The Lush Summit? A high-end cosmetics company holding some kind of global meeting for environmental and social activisits in the UK? Initially sceptical, in many ways this was perhaps the most surprising and stimulating … read more
The Little Owl Athene noctua plumipes is a scarce species in the southern provinces of Korea. However, the species appears to be rather more widespread in the northern provinces, especially in the west, with recent records from e.g. central Pyongyang … read more
Bird News from Nial Moores with Peter Humphrey (“The Dagestan Man”). Five days of high-quality birding together with Peter Humphrey (a specialist in the birds and culture of Dagestan) in weather that ranged from typically cool, with a high of … read more
Bird News from Nial Moores with Bernhard Seliger, Ha Jung-Moon and Choi Hyun-Ah As part of Birds Korea-HSF research on the birdlife of the inner border region of Korea, we spent two full and two half-days on Baekryeong in weather … read more
Bird News from Nial Moores A 10-km hike along the Nakdong River north of the estuarine barrage in very bright and cold conditions (with a minimum -8C and a high of 2C) produced a total of 66 species, with several … read more
Birds Korea, February 7th 2018 To the background of final preparations for the winter “peace” olympics, the Secretariat of the Ramsar Convention on Wetlands on February 6th welcomed the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (North Korea) as the 170th and … read more
We are pleased to announce that the Birds Korea Checklist (2018) is now available as an easy-to-download PDF, in English and in Korean, with the recommended citation: Moores, N., Ha J-M. & Seo H-M. 2018. The Birds Korea Checklist (2018). … read more
The Sanchi, a tanker carrying 136,000 tons, or about 1 million barrels, of oil, caught fire and sank in Chinese waters in mid-January, with the spill area affecting 332 sq km of sea surface by January 21st. According to media … read more
Dr. Nial Moores, Birds Korea, January 23 2018 On January 17th 2018, Xinhua, the official press agency of the People’s Republic of China, announced that, “China has introduced its toughest regulation on land reclamation along the country’s coastline, vowing to … read more