Bird Sightings


2015.09.12-13 유부도

탐조인 : Alrene Moralales, Olivia Nguyen, 이기산, 김어진, 하정문 드디어 1년을 기다리고 기다리던 유부도 탐조를 다녀왔습니다. 사실 제가 원하는 대로라면 금년도 봄에도 두 차례는 들어가야 직성이 풀리겠으나… 번식기 조사 때문에 묶인 몸인 저로서는 가을 도요새 탐조가 이렇게 기다려진 적은 없었습니다. 이번에는 … read more


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Busan Climate Action Film Festival 2015

Busan Climate Action Film Festival 2015 Busan’s newest film festival returns! Featuring two Korean movies with English subtitles, a new location with a bigger theater, and an updated version of the international hit movie, Cowspiracy: The Sustainability Secret. This year’s … read more



Spoon-billed Sandpiper Records in the ROK, 2015

The international Spoon-billed Sandpiper Task Force is still keen to receive all records of Spoon-billed Sandpiper in the ROK in order to help refine understanding of this Critically Endangered species’ population trend and movements. In return they can help with … read more

Field Identification


American Herring Gull: some images from eastern Canada

Nial Moores, August 23, 2015 Below are a few digiscoped images of American Herring Gull Larus smithsonianus taken between August 9th and 15th, 2015, in Nova Scotia, eastern Canada (and for comparison a few gull images from Korea). Most of … read more

Public Awareness


International Day for Biodiversity 세계 생물종다양성 보존의 날

May 22, 2015 Today the world celebrates International Day for Biodiversity. Our planet’s diverse, thriving ecosystems may seem like permanent fixtures, but they’re actually vulnerable to collapse. Please take some time to watch and share this video explaining why biodiversity makes one ecosystem … read more



2015년 부산기후변화대책영화제

2015년 부산기후변화대책영화제 작년에 이어 영화의 도시, 부산에서 새로운 영화제가 11월 6일, 막을 올립니다! 두 편의 한국영화, 많은 관객을 모실 수 있는 시설을 갖춘 영화관, 국제적으로 화제가 되고 있는 최신버전의 영화로 여러분을 초대합니다. 부산베지페스트(Busan Veggie Fest):영화제 개막행사 영화상영 전, 부산지역채식인 및 … read more

Animal Welfare


Science Insider: Experts condemn China’s training of monkeys to destroy bird nests

Science article by Christina Larson, September 2, 2015: “BEIJING—Tomorrow, China’s government ….(is) staging an airshow with jet fighters. To safeguard China’s rarely seen military aircraft….the People’s Liberation Army (PLA) has trained a squadron of male rhesus macaques to search and … read more


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BIRDS Club: New Semester

Jason Loghry, Sept 1 Today marks the end of summer vacation for us at Obang Elementary. A new season is upon us, which means a new chance for us to see birds that we missed in the spring or birds … read more


Birds Korea Scaly-sided Merganser Survey: January 2014

Nial Moores PhD, Birds Korea, January 27th 2014 A total of 149 Scaly-sided Merganser Mergus squamatus were recorded nationwide by the Birds Korea survey, conducted between January 5th and 22nd 2014.  This number is remarkably similar to the 140-149 recorded … read more