Bird News from Andreas Kim
Since the weekend the first Bar-tailed Godwit had arrived in Mokpo. Today there were 26 with two leg-flagged individuals. In addition 1 Great Knot, c. 50 Dunlin and c. 30 Kentish Plover and 18 Little Ringed Plover were seen. Circa numbers of ducks still present are Eurasian Wigeon 40, Eurasian Teal 20, Eastern Spot-billed Duck60, Falcated Teal 6, Mallard 10, Common Shellduck 80 and surprisingly today also one Ruddy Shelduck. OneLittle Egret, 3 Grey Heron, c. 150 Black-tailed Gull and as many Black-headed Gull and the first 3 Little Ternwere also on the site.
Leg-flagged Bar-tailed Godwit Limosa lapponica, Photo © Andreas Kim
Ruddy Shelduck Tadorna ferruginea (left) and Common Shelduck Tadorna tadorna, Photo © Andreas Kim