Bird Sightings

Baengnyeong Island, May 3-16

Bird News from Dr Nial Moores with Dr Shim Kyu-Sik (May 5th and 6th) and John Kitcher (one hour on 8th, all of 9th-11th, and morning of the 12th). Thanks to a couple of interesting weather systems (coinciding with access … read more


International Symposium (August 2nd) and Two Related Work Sessions: Yeoncheon

Dr Nial Moores, National Director, Birds Korea Bird and wetland conservation needs good data; resolve and honesty; and the development of plans and designs that can help many people to benefit over the long-term rather than merely profit a very … read more


‘새와 생명의 터’ 인턴으로 경험한 흰목물떼새 조사

글: 박신영 (새와 생명의 터 인턴십 2024년 3월~6월) 조지아대학 박사과정 중 안녕하세요. 저는 조지아대학교의 보전생물학 박사과정 학생이자 새와 생명의 터의 인턴으로 연구에 참여한 박신영입니다. 연구를 통해 현실의 보전 문제에 기여하고자 하는 새와 생명의 터의 관점이 연구자로서 저의 역할과 맞닿아 있는 … read more

Field Identification

Blyth’s Reed Warbler Acrocephalus dumetorum 덤불개개비, Baengnyeong Island, October 2023

Nial Moores, Birds Korea, October 31st 2023. (All images copyright of Nial Moores / Birds Korea and not to be used or re-posted without permission). Baengnyeong is a big and densely vegetated island – far too large to cover properly … read more

Public Awareness

Recent Cancellation of a Proposed New International Airport next to an estuary in Portugal: something for us to learn from!

Dr Nial Moores, National Director, Birds Korea (With thanks in advance for letting me know if there are any factual errors or misrepresentations in the post below, so that they can be swiftly and wholly corrected!, and for sharing any … read more


새와 생명의 터 회원 여러분, 반갑습니다!

새와 생명의 터 회원 여러분, 반갑습니다! 여러분께서 이미 아시듯이, 새와 생명의 터는 20여 년의 긴 시간 동안 한국과 광역의 황해생태권역의 새와 서식지 보전을 위해 기여해왔습니다. 새들은 그 자체로도 놀랍도록 중요하지만, 수분(가루받이)과 해충 방제부터 정서적 안정을 안겨주는 등 인간에게 많은 혜택을 … read more

Animal Welfare


Dr Nial Moores, Birds Korea In July, a statement on High Pathogenicity Avian Infuenza or HPAI (long called “Poultry Flu” by Birds Korea) was released by the Scientific Task Force on Avian Influenza and Wild Birds, co-convened under the Convention … read more


Dear Birds Korea Members,

As you know, for twenty (long!) years Birds Korea has been working for the conservation of birds and their habitats in Korea and the wider Yellow Sea Eco-region.  We do this work because birds are wonderfully important in themselves, and … read more