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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Below is a letter sent on November 4th to USA President Donald Trump by the Border Peace School in Cheorwon, on the southern side of the inner border of Korea, to mark the President’s visit to the Republic of Korea. … read more
This week we received a mail from Feedspot telling us that the Birds Korea Blog is currently ranked among the top 80 “Bird Blogs and Websites for Ornithologists and Bird Lovers” in the world. A quick check, and it seems … read more
Nial Moores, February 22nd Our colleagues in SBS in China (THE NGO most responsible for raising the global profile of Rudong and the Jiangsu coast, leading the work there for Spoon-billed Sandpipers and Nordmann’s Greenshanks…and Dalmatian Pelicans, Black-faced Spoonbills, Relict … read more
글쓴이 : 하정문(서울대학교 행동 및 진화생태 연구실) 예전부터 탐조를 하면서 항상 문제가 되었던 것은 새들의 경계심을 어떻게 하면 낮출 수 있을까 였습니다. 번식기에 산새 탐조를 하면서는 물론이고 겨울철에 기러기를 비롯한 물새 탐조를 가면 어떻게 해야 새들을 날리지 않고 적정 거리로 … read more
Dr. Nial Moores, Birds Korea, May 5th On May 5th the South China Morning Post published a generally excellent article with the optimistic title ” How birdwatchers helped save icon of Hong Kong’s Mai Po marshes, the black-faced spoonbill.” The … read more
Almost 90% of Korea’s birds are migratory. As they have done for millennia, many birds come here from the south; and many more will migrate further north, crossing the DMZ and the Baekdu Massif into China and Russia for the … read more
한국의 새 중 거의 90%에 달하는 새들은 이동 한다. 수 천 년간 이동해왔으며, 많은 새들은 저 멀리 남쪽으로부터 한국까지 날아오며; 더 많은 새들은 여름을 나기 위해 DMZ 를 건너고 백두산 대산괴 (大山塊) 를 넘어 멀리 중국과 러시아까지 이동할 것이다. … read more
German Federal Research Institute for Animal Health (FLI) Statement, 2015 VOGELWELT 135: 131-145 “No evidence has been found anywhere in the world..(for ) the “wild bird hypothesis” as explanation for the introduction of highly pathogenic AIV in Europe. ..It is … read more
Do you want to see Scaly-sided Mergansers and Baikal Teal? Steller’s Sea Eagle and Red-crowned Crane? Siberian and White-naped Crane? Siberian Accentor and Pallas’s Rosefinch? To look through flocks of Slaty-backed and Vega Gulls to pick out Mongolian and Glaucous-winged … read more