Bird News from Nial Moores I made a return visit to Ulleung Island to continue assessing migration strategies and to try to improve understanding of Ulleung’s “Big Three”: the Ulleung-endemic takahashii subspecies of White-backed Woodpecker; the globally Near Threatened Black … read more
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Bird News from Nial Moores This was a short research trip to the heavily-forested, mountainous and isolated Ulleung Island, aiming to improve understanding of migration strategies, both across the East Sea and also across-island. Unfortunately only 2.5 days could be … read more
Dr. Nial Moores, Birds Korea, October 19th 2014 This month, governments and experts on biodiversity from many of the world’s nations gathered in Pyeongchang in Gangwon Province. There, an olympic ski resort with its manicured lawns, hotels and casino, was … read more
A “marathon” 3-day weekend saw multiple Birds Korea objectives met and provided opportunities for information-sharing and survey work focused on the Critically Endangered Spoon-billed Sandpiper and other threatened waterbirds. read more
대한민국의 조류 개체군 추세와 보전에 관한 특별보고서.
A Special Report on Bird Population Trends and Conservation Status in the Republic of Korea.read more
Next month, the Republic of Korea will host the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) conference in Gangwon Province.
As part of preparation for this conference, and with the generous support of K-Water, Birds Korea will conduct an education program in the Nakdong Estuary on Saturday 27th September.read more
As part of Birds Korea role as Spoon-billed Sandpiper NGO Task Force member, survey of the Nakdong Estuary will be conducted by Birds Koreans in late September, and in the Geum Estuary (as tentatively proposed) on Sunday 28th September. Please … read more
Bird News from Nial Moores Having finished work on the latest Birds Korea report (Status of Birds, 2014), a few hours were spent in the local park on the 15th, 17th and 18th, including 90 minutes seawatching (one hour on … read more
Bird News from Nial Moores with Jennifer Michaels and Ha Jung Mun Three days were spent in the field, in weather that was calm and mostly sunny, with temperatures ranging from c.20°C as minima to 29-30C as daily maxima. On … read more
Bird News from Nial Moores with Jason Loghry Even though Typhoon Halong was centred off southern Japan, its influence was apparent in the southeast of the ROK. In strong northeasterlies during the late afternoon of the 9th, NM counted large … read more