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Gwangju Birds Korea Outing

Event News from Patrick Blake and Professor Maria Lisak: The Gwangju Birds Korea chapter is hosting an outing to Haenam county on December 7, 2014. The outing is expected to last from 8AM to 8PM, starting from the U+ Square … read more

Haenam, October 25

Bird News from Patrick Blake with Peter Hirst I spent a nice afternoon birding around Gocheonnamho Lake in Haenam County with Peter Hirst. Waterfowl numbers were very low on the lake, with the most common species being Eurasian Wigeon (~300); … read more

Gageo-do, September 6-9

Bird News from Patrick Blake Spent the Chuseok holiday on Gageo-do, hoping to catch some migrants on their movement south. Weather throughout the trip was perfect, with predominantly clear sunny skies; this was probably the reason there was a decided … read more

Suncheon, August 30

Bird News from Patrick Blake I spent a pleasant morning around Suncheon Bay, wandering through the rice paddies in search of birds. I arrived a few hours after low tide, so shorebird numbers on the bay itself were lower than … read more

Near Cheolweon, May 22

Bird News from Robin Newlin and Im Kwang Wan Birds seen (and sometimes heard) included Mandarin Duck, Northern Scops Owl, Black-naped Oriole, Oriental Dollarbird, Daurian Redstart, Grey-headed Woodpecker, Great Spotted Woodpecker and Black Woodpecker. Heard birds included Ruddy Kingfisher, Black-capped … read more

Gwangju, May 17

Bird News from Patrick Blake My wife and I spent a sunny and warm afternoon in the mountains on the east side of Gwangju. There were many signs of nesting around, including a Pale Thrush nest with five chicks, estimated … read more