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Jeollanamdo, November 25

Bird News from Andreas Kim

After the strong rain the day before had brought the river visited had largely very brownish color and the water level was rather high. Most numerous species was Eastern Spot-billed Duck with c. 40 individuals all along the observed area. In addition 6 Mallrad, one Common Teal, 3 Common Merganser and 4 Scaly-sided Merganser were seen on the water. Along the river-beds and on some islands more species were observed: 3 Great Egret, 5 Grey Heron, 1 Eurasian Coot, 1 Common Kingfisher, 2 Common Sandpiper, 1 Long-billed Plover, 7 White and 1 Grey Wagtail, 2 Daurian Redstart, 1 Olive-backed Pipitand several of the everywhere present Oriental Turtle Dove, Brown-eared Bulbul and Erasian Magpie.

Common Merganser Mergus merganser, © Andreas Kim

Scaly-sided Merganser Mergus squamatus, © Andreas Kim

Scaly-sided Merganser Mergus squamatus, © Andreas Kim

Scaly-sided Merganser Mergus squamatus, © Andreas Kim

Scaly-sided Merganser Mergus squamatus, © Andreas Kim

Eurasian Coot Fulica atra, © Andreas Kim

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