All posts tagged birds korea

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Mandarin Duck: Symbol of Love or of Animal Abuse?

The following article was posted on the Birds Korea website a few days ago. Its relevance may not be apparent at first, but pinioning (the maiming of a bird by permanently removing it’s ‘hand’ and primary flight feathers) was unknown […]

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Importance of China’s tidal-flats for Korea’s Rarest Migratory Bird Species Recognised

Press-release from the Spoon-billed Sandpiper Task Force via Birds Korea: "Importance of China’s tidal-flats for Korea’s Rarest Migratory Bird Species Recognised":


Republic of Korea: The Suncheon Bay WWT Wetland

Post by Nial Moores PhD, Birds Korea Director, which was first published on the Birds Korea website on September 17th 2013



The important post on Baer’s


Baer’s Pochard: time to re-think conservation practice

One of the world’s rarest ducks, there is now thought to be as many Baer’s Pochards in captivity as there are in the wild. As conservation measures are


More on Scaly-sided Merganser and the Four Rivers Legacy

Originally posted by Birds Korea on 13 March 2013:

  • Nial Moores PhD, Birds Korea, March 13th 2013

    Ms. Kim Minseon, Program Officer of the East Asian-Australasian Flyway Partnership


Birds Korea: Support for the Proposed Incheon and Ganghwa Tidal Power-plants Ebbs away…

A comment by Birds Korea Director Dr Nial Moores on the proposed Incheon and Ganghwa Tidal-power plants, renewable energy projects being sold in the Republic of Korea

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Nial Moores: Stejneger’s Stonechat in Korea – a quick Introduction with Images

Nial Moores, November 14th, 2012

With recent splits in formerly familiar species (such as Arctic Warbler) and proposed splits in others (including Blue-and-White Flycatcher), several new species have been


Nial Moores: New Paper on Tidal-flat Mapping Methodology Available Online

A comment by Dr Nial Moores, Director of Birds Korea, November 12th

  • It is clear that tidal-flat reclamation has led to massive declines in some species of


Be positive: a quick comment on comments

I recently talked with Terry Townshend for a podcast looking at a campaign, being led by Chinese birders, to tear down illegal nets that are widespread across


TN99 Christoph Zockler on the Rudong tidal flats

"All our efforts to safeguard the breeding area in Russia and most important wintering sites in Myanmar and Bangladesh will be in vain if we are unable to


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