• The migration of Hooded Cranes in Korea

    Source from Dr. Kisup Lee From 10-11th March 2015, Hooded Cranes were observed at several sites along the western coast in Korea including Cheonsu Bay and Suncheon Bay. At Cheonsu Bay the number increased to at least 1,700 Hooded Cranes on 10th from 325 on 5th March. Suncheon Bay numbers decreased to 230 birds on 11th […]

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  • B.I.R.D.S. Club: What birds do you know?

    Written by Jason Loghry of Birds Korea   The 2015 school year has arrived and we are now in our second week of study. Last year was the first year for Obang Elementary of Gimhae to offer students the B.I.R.D.S. Club birdwatching program. We learned about birds, birdwatching and biodiversity. We learned about endangered bird […]

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  • [2014 하반기 인천시민 인문학 강좌·8·끝] 섬의 생태적 정체성

    기사: 김민재 kmj@kyeongin.com, 경인일보 섬은 ‘고립성’과 ‘소통성’이라는 이중적인 성격을 갖는다. 바다로 둘러싸인 독립된 공간이기도 하지만, 다양한 목적과 원인에 의해 왕래가 이뤄진다. 홍선기 목포대 도서문화연구원 교수는 지난 9일 열린 인천시민인문학강좌에서 ‘섬의 생태적 정체성’이란 주제로 강의하면서 “생물은 고립된 섬의 환경에 적응하면서 새로운 유전적 특성을 발휘하며 진화한다”고 말했다. 갈라파고스나 하와이, 이스터섬 같이 대륙과 멀리 떨어져 있는 섬의 경우 […]

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  • AMBI Workplan Approved by CAFF Board

    The Work Plan of the Arctic Migratory Bird Initiative (AMBI) was approved by the Conservation of Arctic Flora and Fauna (CAFF) Board on 12th February 2015, following input from Arctic Council Observer Countries: China, Republic of Korea and Singapore. The work plan runs from 2015 -2019 and identifies priority actions in all Flyways, including the […]

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  • 사라져가는 철새들의 쉼터

    다른 언어로 읽기: 동아시아 내 도요물떼새의 에너지 재충전 지역인 주요 먹이터 갯벌의 질이 악화됨에 따라 수백만 마리에 달하는 호주의 도요물떼새가 멸종위기로 내몰리고 있다. 최근 연구를 보면 황해지역 도요물떼새의 에너지 재충전 지역인 중간기착지(계절에 따라 번식이나 월동을 위해 이주 중 한 두번 중간에 정착하여 먹이활동과 휴식을 취하는 곳. 도요물떼새는 한국의 통과철새로 불린다)가 총체적 위기에 노출되어있다고 지적하였다. 이는 […]

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  • EAAFP Incheon-Gyeonggi Task Force says: “joint monitoring is needed to manage tidal flats”

    [???? ??] Written by Youngmin Joo from NEWS1 The Incheon and Gyeonggi Task Force (IG TF) of the East Asian-Australasian Flyway Partnership (EAAFP) said on 2015 Jan 7th that collaboration was essential in order to systematically monitor and manage Incheon coastal tidal flats through a conservation action plan for migratory waterbirds and habitats. EAAFP pointed […]

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  • Spoon-billed Sandpiper Task Force: News Bulletin No.13, February 2015

    The 13th Spoon-billed Sandpiper Task Force (SBS TF) News Bulletin is downloadable here. The contents are as below. To read previous news bulletins and find out more about Spoon-billed Sandpiper, please visit our SBS TF page. Foreword from the Editor Russkaya Koshka expedition June 2014 – first positive trends in the breeding grounds Ringing SBS at stopover […]

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  • Welcome Shorebirds: Songdo 7th March 2015

    Written by Spike Millington All photos taken by Eugene Cheah As BirdLife Australia plans its annual Farewell Shorebirds celebration, Tomoko Ichikawa, Eugene Cheah and I decided to check out the mudflats around Songdo for early migrants. First up was Aam Do, the traditional site for Kentish Plovers, which, true to form, yielded 37 of these […]

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  • Relevant Scientific Articles updated in Feb 2015

    If you need full scientific articles, please contact Dr Judit Szabo, the science officer.   ANATIDAE O’Neal, B. J., J. D. Stafford, and R. P. Larkin. 2015. Migrating ducks in inland North America ignore major rivers as leading lines. Ibis 157:154–161. Anderson, H. B., J. Madsen, E. Fuglei, G. H. Jensen, S. J. Woodin, and R. […]

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  • 日本の「東アジア・オーストラリア地域渡り性水鳥重要生息地ネットワーク」参加地

    [Read in English] 日本の「東アジア・オーストラリア地域渡り性水鳥重要生息地ネットワーク」参加地一覧(日本国環境省発行)の最新版です。参加地の写真、基礎情報が掲載されています。 日本の「東アジア・オーストラリア地域渡り性水鳥重要生息地ネットワーク」参加地(日本語版) 日本の「東アジア・オーストラリア地域渡り性水鳥重要生息地ネットワーク」参加地(英語版) 日本の「東アジア・オーストラリア地域渡り性水鳥重要生息地ネットワーク」参加地の情報は、こちらからもごらんいただけます。

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