Tag Archives: Songdo

Artificial Island to Provide a Home for Rare Birds

INCHON, Oct. 19 (Korea Bizwire)

An artificial island to protect rare bird species will be created at the mud flats near Songdo, Incheon

5.9 billion won will be invested to build an artificial island

After consulting bird experts on numerous occasions, authorities from the Incheon Free Economic Zone decided to created an artificial island. The construction will begin in August 2017

more: http://koreabizwire.com/artificial-island-to-provide-a-home-for-rare-birds/43838

Songdo, October 9

Bird News from Robin Newlin A morning visit (the first in some years!) to Songdo’s Lagoon. Despite the warm weather, a hint of coming winter: among many of the same waterfowl species reported by Tim Edelsten on October 5 (e.g. Gadwall, Eurasian … read more

Songdo Lagoon, October 5

Bird News from Tim Edelsten Tundra Bean Goose Anser serrirostris. An overhead skein of 22. Gadwall Anas strepera. Seven. Eurasian Wigeon Anas penelope. One coming out of eclipse looked distinctively dark in the sunshine. Mallard Anas platyrhynchos. Eastern Spot-billed Duck Anas zonorhyncha. Northern Shoveler Anas clypeata. Already … read more

Songdo August 17 – 18

Bird News from Tim Edelsten The heatwave continues into a third month of temperatures above 30 degrees and 80% humidity. At Songdo, where further chunks of habitat dissapear under construction with each new visit, dwindling birdlife is crowded into ever … read more