Bird Sightings

Hwaseong Wetlands FNS, November 16-20

A few days back at the Hwaseong Wetlands Flyway Network Site (FNS), conducting a Training Workshop focused on the identification, counting and ecological requirements of geese, swans and ducks and also some survey work. Because of restrictions imposed by the … read more


Designing for Hope: May 13th, Hwaseong City

Dr Nial Moores, Birds Korea In September 2018, local people, NGOs, scientists and Hwaseong City held a major symposium, the Great Flight of Shorebirds. Evidence was presented of the local, national and international importance of the Hwaseong Wetlands to peoples’ … read more

Field Identification

Korea’s First Marten’s Warbler Phylloscopus omeiensis: Baekryeong Island, May 8th & 9th 2021.

Nial Moores, Birds Korea, May 17th 2021 (with sonogram by Ha Jungmoon added on May 23rd). At midday on May 8th 2021, in the northwest of Baekryeong Island during team birding for the global Big Bird Day, Nial Moores (NM) … read more

Public Awareness

새와생명의터 정보지; 제주도 비자림로의 붉은해오라기

붉은해오라기Gorsachius goisagi , 2010년 5월 소청도 ©나일 무어스/Birds Korea 제주도의 의뢰로 진행 중인 비자림로 조류상 조사에서 붉은해오라기 3개체가 관찰되었습니다. 6월 11일에 처음 기록된 이후 14일부터 17일에 걸쳐서 소리가 들렸으며 15일에는 먼 거리에서나마 육안으로 관찰할 수 있었습니다. 붉은해오라기는 IUCN에서 위기종(EN)으로 지정한 … read more


화성습지와 도요물떼새, 지역관리자 교육 8/9-8/13

필자는 8월 9일부터 13일까지 국제기구인 동아시아대양주철새이동경로 EAAFP: East Asian Australasian Flyway Partnership가 화성시와 함께 주최하고 새와 생명의 터 Birds Korea의 나일 무어스 Nial Moores 박사님이 교육을 맡은 1주일간의 화성습지 지역관리자 워크숍의 통역으로 일했습니다. 오전에서 점심 시간 이후까지 세 시간, 그리고 … read more

Animal Welfare

Opinion: One conservationist’s take on the COVID-19 Pandemic

Dr Nial Moores, Birds Korea (April 2nd 2020). I am not a medical doctor and I do not pretend to have specialist knowledge or insights on the COVID-19 pandemic. Instead, as someone who lives in the Republic of Korea (ROK), … read more


Sign Up for Outdoor Classroom Day: 18 May 2017

I came across this event today, and it looks amazing: Outdoor Classroom Day It’s a great idea for all of the teachers we know, so please spread the word. On the website, there are some really cool resources, lesson plans, … read more


The Baekryeong Wetlands Project: A Short Update for our Members

Birds Korea, November 2019 Since 2013, Birds Korea research has recorded 350 species of bird on Baekryeong Island, with presumed national high day counts of several species, including of 8,000 globally Vulnerable Rustic Bunting in October 2018 and 240 globally … read more