Dr. Bernhard Seliger with Dr. Choi Hyun-Ah (Hanns-Seidel-Foundation Korea and Birds Korea) and Prof. Amaël Borzée (Nanjing Forestry University)
As part of a trip to evaluate chances for eco-tourism in Jeollabukdo, we had the chance to visit a lake in Jeollabukdo, where recently a Baer’s Pochard has been found. Not only were we happy enough, to find the rare Baer’s Pochard, but we also saw a Ferruginous Duck and, the last one certainly escaped from a domestic farm or household, a Muscovy duck, plus some other nice birds.
Bird news from Leslie Hurteau. I took a short day trip to Mara Island over the Chuseok holidays, to enjoy a gorgeous sunny day and explore the southern most point of Korea. The ferry port had Blue Rock Thrush, Oriental … read more
Bird News from Nial Moores with Park Hea-Jeong (Hwaseong KFEM) Back for the eighth waterbird survey of the Hwaseong FNS, where highlights included huge numbers of Tundra Bean Goose, and a trio of scarcer geese species: Swan Goose, Lesser White-fronted … read more
Dr. Bernhard Seliger (Hanns Seidel Foundation, Birds Korea) with Joseph Seliger On Hangeul day, a trip along the Han and Imjin River to Yeoncheon. Unfortunately, major observation points like Odusan observatory (which grants a sometimes spectacular overview over the Han … read more
Dr. Bernhard Seliger (Hanns Seidel Foundation, Birds Korea) with Johann Seliger Starting a little too early on October 3 (Gaejeoncheol holiday in Korea and the 30th anniversary of German unification), we had to wait almost an hour in the dark … read more
Dr. Bernhard Seliger and Dr. Hyun-Ah Choi (both Hanns Seidel Foundation and Birds Korea), Prof. Amaël Borzée (Nanjing Forestry University) A short survey of some of the our usual check-points along with a discussion with officials of Goseong as well … read more
Bird news from Subhojit Chakladar (with Dr Nial Moores from 30th onwards) Early fall migration watch on the occasion of Korean Thanksgiving holidays. In general the number of species seemed rather limited and the ones present seemed rather skittish (as … read more