Igidae, Busan September 3
Bird News from Nial Moores (later with Jason Loghry)
With winds at N/NE 5-6, a very strong northward movement of Streaked Shearwater first noted at 10am. Counting was conducted between 1500 and 1800, and sample counts each hour recorded 1,000 north in 13, 17 and 23 minutes respectively – resulting in a rather conservative estimate of 20,000 Streaked Shearwater north during the afternoon. Also logged were a single Parasitic Jaeger and 4 or 5 Pomarine Skua, 30+ Red-necked Phalarope, 450 Common Tern, and one White-winged Tern.
Bird News from Nial Moores In mild conditions (with an overnight low of -1C and a high of +7C, though with traces of snow still lying from a light dusting a couple of days earlier), a couple of hours in Igidae proved fairly “birdy”. In the small area that was visited towards the north of [...]Read story
Bird News from Nial Moores A four-hour walk from the Birds Korea office through a very dry and rather disturbed Igidae to SK View, covering most of the same areas e.g. in mid-April (see bird news archives).. The weather was mild (max 13-14C) with light winds and sunny periods. Highlights among the 43 species recorded [...]Read story