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 Patrick Blake, Jason Loghry, and Jang Jiung I spent an enjoyable weekend birding with Mr. Jason Loghry and Mr. Jang Jiung at several locations in the Busan area. The weather turned against us, with both days having considerable wind out of the west, which kept many birds hunkered down. Nevertheless, we still […]Read story
Bird News from Jason Loghry Starting early in the morning, conditions were feeling very much like spring. It was windy, the air was brisk, there were dozens of inchworms hanging from silky threads throughout the woods and a thin layer of golden pollen was on the lens of my field glasses. Highlights of the morning […]Read story