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Mokpo Namhang Urban Wetland, October 23

Bird News from Andreas Kim

The morning visit to the site show quite a variety of species. On shorebirds still c. 30 Common Greenshank, one Common Redshank, 11 Long-billed Plover, 11 Dunlin, two Common Sandpiper, one Terek Sandpiper and one Black-winged Stilt were seen.

Ducks get more numerous every week. Now c. 15 Northern Shoveler, c. 60 Common Teal, 20+ Eurasian Wigeon, c. 40 Eastern Spot-billed Duck, 10+ Mallard one in eclipse plumage.

Other birds seen were: one Great Egret, 3 Little Egret, 11 Black-tailed Gull all resting on poles, 20+ White Wagtail, 3 Grey Wagtail, small numbers of Eurasian Magpie, Eurasian Treesparrow, Grey-capped Greenfinch, Brown-eared Bulbul, Oriental Turtle Dove and also 3 Phylloscopus warbler which were very restless moving within several trees which made observation very difficult. From the few better views they most likely were Yellow-browed Warbler.

Long-billed Plover Charadrius placidus, © Andreas Kim

Dunlin Calidris alpina, © Andreas Kim

Black-winged Stilt Himantopus himantopus, © Andreas Kim

Black-tailed Gull Larus crassirostris, © Andreas Kim

Eurasian Wigeon Anas penelope, © Andreas Kim

Eastern Spot-billed Duck Anas zonorhyncha, © Andreas Kim

Mallard Anas platyrhynchos, © Andreas Kim

Mallard Anas platyrhynchos in eclipse plumage, © Andreas Kim

White Wagtail Motacilla alba, © Andreas Kim

White Wagtail Motacilla alba, © Andreas Kim

Grey Wagtail Motacilla cinerea, © Andreas Kim

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