A short late afternoon hike along the trail leading to the summit of Inwangsan. I visited this area a few days back and had good views of Alpine Accentor. Decided to go back today and get some photographs. In addition to that species, a group of 5 + 2 Pallas’s Rosefinch was also observed.
(Introductory article written for the East Asian-Australasian Flyway Partnership as part of the 2022 Small Grant – written by Dr Nial Moores, Director, Birds Korea and IUCN SSC Threatened Waterfowl Specialist Group with translation of Korean version by Lee Su-Young, … read more
Baeksasil Valley, bordering Buam-dong and Pyeongchang-dong in Seoul, is not only famous as a summer retreat in the 19th century, with some remaining ruins, but also as a protected area, in particular due to Korean salamanders living around the clear … read more
Dr Nial Moores, Director, Birds Korea Launched formally in 2004, Birds Korea is a small, legally-registered NGO with only about 300 members, and since last year, two branches (national in Busan, and local in Yeoncheon). Although fully independent, much of … read more
Dr. Hyun-Ah Choi, Dr. Bernhard Seliger (both Hanns Seidel Foundation, Birds Korea), and Eunjeong Lee, Eunjeong Kim, Insook Jeon, Donguk Han (EcoKorea), Maddie Joyce (Royal Holloway, University of London) Thanks to EcoKorea we were able to enter the CCZ in … read more
Birds News by Bernhard Seliger A not-yet-so-cold post-Seollal day in Cheolwon started with great views of the nature rising from mists in the winter sun and trumpeting cranes overhead, on their way from roosts in the DMZ to the rice paddies … read more