Fatbirder's Top 1000 Birding Websites [Autumn] Birding trip in the wet land around Seoul :: Birding Korea

[Autumn] Birding trip in the wet land around Seoul (mudflat & rice filed)
: Seoul - West Coast - Seoul

Birding site : Wet land in West coast (mudflat & rice filed)
Google map link : Ganghwa, or Hwaseong lake, or Cheonsu bay
How far from Seoul : 50~150km
How to bird : driving & walking 
Main Target : Black-faced spoonbill, Chinese egret, Amur Falcon
Target Family : Shorebirds, ducks, geese, raptors, 

Good Season : September ~ October

Recommended tour day : 1 days 
Minimum tour day : 1 days

 

Targets :

September October

Mandarin Duck
Northern Shoveler
Eastern Spot-billed Duck
Mallard
Green-winged Teal
Ring-necked Pheasant
Little Grebe
Great Crested Grebe
Oriental Turtle-Dove
Eurasian Moorhen
Eurasian Coot
Black-winged Stilt
Eurasian Oystercatcher
Black-bellied Plover
Pacific Golden-Plover
Lesser Sand-Plover
Little Ringed Plover
Long-billed Plover
Whimbrel
Far Eastern Curlew
Eurasian Curlew
Bar-tailed Godwit
Black-tailed Godwit
Ruddy Turnstone
Great Knot
Red Knot
Ruff
Broad-billed Sandpiper
Red-necked Stint
Long-toed Stint
Dunlin
Terek Sandpiper
Common Sandpiper
Green Sandpiper
Gray-tailed Tattler
Common Greenshank
Marsh Sandpiper
Wood Sandpiper
Saunders's Gull
Black-headed Gull
Black-tailed Gull
Herring Gull
Great Cormorant
Gray Heron
Great Egret
Intermediate Egret
Chinese Egret
Little Egret
Cattle Egret
Chinese Pond-Heron
Black-crowned Night-Heron
Black-faced Spoonbill
Common Kingfisher
Dollarbird
Pygmy Woodpecker
Great Spotted Woodpecker
Gray-headed Woodpecker
Eurasian Kestrel
Eurasian Hobby
Peregrine Falcon
Black-naped Oriole
Tiger Shrike
Bull-headed Shrike
Azure-winged Magpie
Oriental Magpie
Large-billed Crow
Varied Tit
Marsh Tit
Japanese Tit
Eurasian Skylark
Oriental Reed Warbler
Barn Swallow
Brown-eared Bulbul
Vinous-throated Parrotbill
White-cheeked Starling
Asian Brown Flycatcher
Daurian Redstart
Gray Wagtail
Eastern Yellow Wagtail
White Wagtail

Yellow-throated Bunting 

Greater White-fronted Goose
Lesser White-fronted Goose
Tundra Bean-Goose
Whooper Swan
Ruddy Shelduck
Common Shelduck
Mandarin Duck
Baikal Teal
Northern Shoveler
Gadwall
Falcated Duck
Eurasian Wigeon
Eastern Spot-billed Duck
Mallard
Northern Pintail
Green-winged Teal
Common Pochard
Ferruginous Duck
Tufted Duck
Ring-necked Pheasant
Little Grebe
Great Crested Grebe
Eared Grebe
Oriental Turtle-Dove
Eurasian Moorhen
Eurasian Coot
Hooded Crane
Eurasian Oystercatcher
Black-bellied Plover
Lesser Sand-Plover
Greater Sand-Plover
Kentish Plover
Far Eastern Curlew
Eurasian Curlew
Bar-tailed Godwit
Black-tailed Godwit
Red-necked Stint
Dunlin
Common Sandpiper
Green Sandpiper
Spotted Redshank
Common Greenshank
Black-headed Gull
Black-tailed Gull
Herring Gull
Great Cormorant
Great Bittern
Gray Heron
Great Egret
Intermediate Egret
Chinese Egret
Little Egret
Black-crowned Night-Heron
Eurasian Spoonbill
Black-faced Spoonbill
Eurasian Sparrowhawk
Eastern Buzzard
Upland Buzzard
Eurasian Kestrel
Amur Falcon
Eurasian Hobby
Common Kingfisher
Gray-headed Woodpecker
Bull-headed Shrike
Azure-winged Magpie
Oriental Magpie
Large-billed Crow
Japanese Tit

Eurasian Skylark 
Bank Swallow
Barn Swallow
Red-rumped Swallow
Brown-eared Bulbul
Arctic Warbler
Vinous-throated Parrotbill
Red-flanked Bluetail
Daurian Redstart
Gray Wagtail
Eastern Yellow Wagtail
White Wagtail
Richard's Pipit
Yellow-throated Bunting
Rustic Bunting


Outline 

  • Wet land in the West Coast (vast mudflat and rice field)  are one of the best birding spot for shorebirds in Autumn season. 
  • There are many great birding mudflat and rice field in Korea. You will visit one of the places among Ganghwa island, Hwaseong lake and Cheonsu-bay.
  • This Trip starts and ends in Seoul.
  • This trip is designed to go birding for 1 day. 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. 

BOOK THIS TOUR

After you submit your booking request, please send you deposit to PayPal account birding.kr@gmail.com.  
If you have any questions, please e-mail us at birding.kr@gmail.com.

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