In the morning with light rain the stream between Samhyang and Yeongsan bridge was populated with 100 to 150Black-headed Gull – like in the last two weeks, but today also 2 Black-tailed Gull were seen, one with only a small oil stain while the second one massively oiled – one wonders if these birds came from Yosu where last week an accident with oil-spill had occurred. Also on the stream 9 Little Egret, 7 Mallard, 2 Eastern-Spot-billed Duck and 1Gadwall.
On the open water at the mouth of the stream c. 150 Great Crested Grebe and 2 Little Grebe were seen and very distant close to the barrage construction area at least 300 more unidentified gulls and several cormorants were noticed.
Bird News from Andreas Kim Today it was quite the same bird-wise on the stream between Samhyang and Yeongsan bridge as for the last couple of days. Only that today 2 Red-breasted Merganser and 2 Great Crested Grebe were additional to the handfulEastern Spotbilled … read more
Bird News from Andreas Kim The end of the stream between Samhyang and Yeongsan bridge, a tidal stretch of about 100m, was again quite birdy all morning until the low tide made all ducks move out: Eastern Spot-billed Duck 9, Mallard 7 and one … read more
Bird News from Andreas Kim The early cloudy and grey afternoon showed c. 500 Black-headed Gull, 21 Great Cormorant, 11 Eastern Spot-billed Duck, 7 Red-breasted Merganser very distant and 3 Little Grebe very close on the open water in front of the barrage On the stream towards … read more
As most Birds Koreans know well already, the small but beautiful Mokpo Namhang Urban Wetland has exceptional potential for biodiversity conservation, environmental recreation and environmental education (see: www.birdskorea.org/BK-Startpage.shtml). This is why we have invested much time and energy at the … read more