Daily Archives: 13/02/2017

5 - Curlew

Songdo, February 9 2017

Bird News from Bernhard Seliger

An afternoon check with a mixed team of the EAAFP secretariat (Spike Millington, Kim Minseon, Lee Ga-on) and Hanns-Seidel-Foundation Korea office (Bernhard Seliger, Felix Glenk, Janna Wörner) on February 9 at Songdo (Gojang direction) brought the following results:

Common Shelduck 500+

Mallard 100

Pintail 10

Eurasian Curlew 550

Oystercatcher 30

Saunders’s Gull 250+

Relict Gull 1 (found by Spike Millington)

Black-headed Gull 20

Common Gull (50)

Black-tailed Gull (200)

Naumann’s Thrush 1

Daurian Redstart 1

 

Plus another 100 mallards and 100 pintails around the corner in Sorae estuary.

1 - Saunders´s Gulls

Saunders’s Gulls (Chroicocephalus saundersi) © Bernhard Seliger

2 - Mix4 - Oystercatcher

Eurasian Curlews (Numenius arquatus) and Eurasian Oystercatchers (Haematopus ostralegus) mixed © Bernhard Seliger

5 - Curlew

Eurasian Curlew (Numenius arquata) © Bernhard Seliger