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[Spring] Birding trip in Remote island of Yellow Sea

BirdingKorea 2019. 3. 29. 17:24

Birding trip in Remote island of Yellow Sea

: Seoul - West Coast - Remote island - West Coast - Seoul

Birding site : Remote island of Yellow Sea
Google map link : Oiyeon island
How far from Seoul : 2.5 hour driving & 2 hour ferry(Oiyeon island)
How to bird : walking
Main Target : Yellow-brested bunting
Main Family : wagtails, pipits, starings, minivet, flycatchers, warblers, finches, buntings 

Best Season : mid-April ~ mid-May

Recommended tour day : 2~3 days
Minimum tour day : 2 days

* There are many remote islands, Oiyeon island is one of them.


Targets :

Chinese Pond Heron
Temminck's Cormorant
European Hobby
Peregrine Falcon
Gray-faced Buzzard
Chinese Sparrowhawk
Japanese Sparrowhawk
Grey-faced Buzzard
Indian Cuckoo
Oriental Cuckoo
Fork-tailed Swift
Ashy Minivet
Brown Shrike
Yellow-bellied Tit
Light-vented Bulbul
Asian Stubtail
Asian Stubtail 

Manchurian Bush Warbler

Japanese Bush Warbler
Yellow-browed Warbler 
Radde's Warbler
Red-billed Starling
Brown-headed Thrush
Siberian Blue Robin 
Siberian StoneChat
Japanese White-eye
Grey-streaked Flycatcher
Asian Brown Flycatcher
Yellow-rumped Flycatcher
Narcissus Flycatcher
Mugimaki Flycatcher
Siberian Blue Robin
Siberian Rubythroat
Blue Rock-Thrush
Gray-backed Thrush
Brown-headed Thrush

Brown-headed Thrush 
Siberian Blue Robin 

Eurasian StoneChat 
Blue Rock Thrush 

Richard's Pipit
Pechora Pipit
Grey-capped Greenfinch
Tristram's Bunting
Chestnut-eared Bunting
Little Bunting
Yellow-browed Bunting
Yellow-breasted Bunting
Chestnut Bunting



  • Remote islands in Yellow Sea are the most famous sites for migratory small birds.

  • There are many great birding islands in Korea. You will be stay one of island among Beakryeong, Oiyeon, and Eocheong.
  • You will have a chance to enjoy shorebirds on the way if the tidal time and height match with your schedule.
  • This Trip starts and ends in Seoul.

  • This trip is designed to go birding for 2 days at leaset, and the tour period can be extended if you want.
  • Included in the cost :  Accommodation(twin bed room or Korean-style floor-heating room in case of 2 day trip), all meals including picnic lunches, bottled water, transportation, all park entrance fees, and the services of local guides and leaders.  

  • Not included : International airfare, insurance, visa fees, departure tax, excess luggage charges, drinks, tips, and items of a personal nature.



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