Posts Tagged ‘bird watching in Korea’

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East Coast Gulls – South Korea Birding

Earlier this week, as part of our Zootherabirding tour of South Korea, we spent a few days travelling down the East coast of this East Asian country, stopping in many harbours and bays to look for seabirds and a number of gull species. The sheer numbers of gulls was mind-blowing, with around 50000 in just [...]

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Cranes in the Citizen Controlled Zone – South Korea Birding

On the second day of the Zootherabirding South Korea bird tour we spent almost the whole day on the South Korea/North Korea border, spending much of our time in the Citizen Controlled Zone, having obtained special permission to enter this area of high military presence. This area of the Cheorwon Plain is the main wintering [...]

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National Arboretum – South Korea Birding

Today was the first of an eleven day birding trip to South Korea that I am leading on behalf of Zootherabirding, having led a similar trip to the country one year ago. After meeting everyone at Incheon airport, Seoul, we drove straight to the National Arboretum where we spent the whole afternoon birding around this [...]

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Photos From South Korea

I am back in Thailand enjoying the warmth after leading a cold but successful birding tour of South Korea on behalf of Zootherabirding alongside Nial Moores of BirdsKorea. Despite the unusually severe temperatures we found a high proportion of our target species including a magnificent Steller’s Sea Eagle, Relict Gull, 25+ Scaly-sided Mergansers, 3 Solitary [...]

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Birding at Namhansanseong, South Korea

In June I made a very enjoyable trip to South Korea. This was not a birding trip as we spent most of our time doing typically touristy things but before my visit I emailed Nial Moores of BirdsKorea to ask him whether there were any locations close to the capital city, Seoul, where I could [...]

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