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Guided Birding Tour in Febuary 2020

Karelia & friends from UK & US

Cheorwon (Crane site)

Birds List

--------------------------------

Taiga Bean-Goose
Whooper Swan
Mandarin Duck
Baikal Teal
Northern Shoveler
Eurasian Wigeon
Eastern Spot-billed Duck
Mallard
Northern Pintail
Common Pochard
Tufted Duck
Common Goldeneye
Smew
Common Merganser
Scaly-sided Merganser
Ring-necked Pheasant
Great Crested Grebe
Oriental Turtle-Dove
Eurasian Coot
White-naped Crane
Common Crane
Hooded Crane
Red-crowned Crane
Herring Gull
Great Cormorant
Gray Heron
Great Egret
Little Egret
Cinereous Vulture
Hen Harrier
Eurasian Sparrowhawk
White-tailed Eagle
Steller's Sea-Eagle
Eastern Buzzard
Upland Buzzard
Eurasian Eagle-Owl
Short-eared Owl
Pygmy Woodpecker
Great Spotted Woodpecker
Eurasian Kestrel
Eurasian Jay
Oriental Magpie
Large-billed Crow
Coal Tit
Varied Tit
Marsh Tit
Japanese Tit
Brown-eared Bulbul
Vinous-throated Parrotbill
Eurasian Nuthatch
Naumann's Thrush
Daurian Redstart
Eurasian Tree Sparrow
Brambling
Hawfinch
Long-tailed Rosefinch
Pallas's Rosefinch
Oriental Greenfinch
Pallas's Bunting
Rustic Bunting

 

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Sarah & Greg from UK

Han River Upstream

 

Bird List

------------------------

Whooper Swan
Eastern Spot-billed Duck
Mallard
Green-winged Teal
Common Pochard
Common Goldeneye
Smew
Common Merganser
Scaly-sided Merganser
Little Grebe
Great Crested Grebe
Oriental Turtle-Dove
Eurasian Coot
Herring Gull
Great Cormorant
Gray Heron
Great Egret
Steppe Eagle
White-tailed Eagle
Steller's Sea-Eagle
Eastern Buzzard
Pygmy Woodpecker
Great Spotted Woodpecker
Gray-headed Woodpecker
Bull-headed Shrike
Azure-winged Magpie
Oriental Magpie
Large-billed Crow
Marsh Tit
Japanese Tit
Brown-eared Bulbul
Long-tailed Tit
Vinous-throated Parrotbill
Goldcrest
Eurasian Nuthatch
Naumann's Thrush
Daurian Redstart
Eurasian Tree Sparrow
Japanese Wagtail
White Wagtail
American Pipit

Brambling
Hawfinch
Yellow-throated Bunting
Rustic Bunting

 

 

Angela & Low fromSingapore

Han Estaury & Geum Estuary for Baikal Teals

Bird List

------------------------

Common Shelduck
Mandarin Duck
Baikal Teal
Eastern Spot-billed Duck
Mallard
Northern Pintail
Green-winged Teal
Tufted Duck
Ring-necked Pheasant
Little Grebe
Great Crested Grebe
Oriental Turtle-Dove
Northern Lapwing
Eurasian Curlew
Black-tailed Gull
Herring Gull
Great Cormorant
Gray Heron
Great Egret
Little Egret
White-tailed Eagle
Eastern Buzzard
Pygmy Woodpecker
Great Spotted Woodpecker
Eurasian Jay
Azure-winged Magpie
Oriental Magpie
Large-billed Crow
Coal Tit
Yellow-bellied Tit
Varied Tit
Marsh Tit
Japanese Tit
Brown-eared Bulbul
Vinous-throated Parrotbill
White-cheeked Starling
Naumann's Thrush
Daurian Redstart
Eurasian Tree Sparrow
Japanese Wagtail
Brambling
Hawfinch
Long-tailed Rosefinch
Oriental Greenfinch
Eurasian Siskin
Yellow-throated Bunting
Pallas's Bunting
Rustic Bunting

 

 

Lizzie & friend from UK

Cheorwon, Crane site

 

Bird List

------------------------

Mandarin Duck
Eurasian Wigeon
Mallard
Eastern Spot-billed Duck
Northern Pintail
Baikal Teal
Eurasian Teal
Common Pochard
Common Goldeneye
Smew
Common Merganser
Scaly-sided Merganser
Great Crested Grebe
Eurasian Spoonbill
Grey Heron
Great Egret
Great Cormorant
Common Kestrel
White-tailed Eagle
Steller's Sea Eagle
Cinereous Vulture
Northern Harrier
Eastern Buzzard
White-naped Crane
Hooded Crane
Red-crowned Crane
Solitary Snipe
Oriental Turtle Dove
Common Kingfisher
Japanese Pygmy Woodpecker
White-backed Woodpecker
Great Spotted Woodpecker
Bull-headed Shrike
Eurasian Jay
Oriental Magpie
Large-billed Crow
Great Tit
Coal Tit
Varied Tit
Marsh Tit
Long-tailed Tit
Brown-eared Bulbul
Vinous-throated Parrotbill
Goldcrest
Eurasian Treecreeper
White's Thrush
Naumann's Thrush
Daurian Redstart
Eurasian Tree Sparrow
Brambling
Grey-capped Greenfinch
Long-tailed Rosefinch
Eurasian Bullfinch
Hawfinch
Meadow Bunting
Rustic Bunting
Yellow-throated Bunting

 

 

Antero & Leena fromFinland

The Whole South Korea for 12 days

Han River Estuary - Upstream Han river - National Arboretum  - Cheorwon(Crane Site) - East Coat(Goseong/Sokcho/Yangyang/Gangleung) - Mt.Taebaek - Wupo Wetland - Junam Wetland - Suncheon bay - Guem Estuary - Cheonsu bay - Seoul - Incheon

Bird List

------------------------

Swan Goose
Greater White-fronted Goose
Taiga Bean-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
Tufted Duck
Greater Scaup
Harlequin Duck
Common Goldeneye
Smew
Common Merganser
Red-breasted Merganser
Scaly-sided Merganser
Ring-necked Pheasant
Little Grebe
Horned Grebe
Red-necked Grebe
Great Crested Grebe
Eared Grebe
Oriental Turtle-Dove
Eurasian Coot
Sandhill Crane
White-naped Crane
Common Crane
Hooded Crane
Common x Hooded Crane (hybrid)
Red-crowned Crane
Eurasian Oystercatcher
Black-bellied Plover
Northern Lapwing
Long-billed Plover
Eurasian Curlew
Temminck's Stint
Common Sandpiper
Green Sandpiper
Saunders's Gull
Black-headed Gull
Black-tailed Gull
Mew Gull
Herring Gull
Slaty-backed Gull
Glaucous Gull
Oriental Stork
Pelagic Cormorant
Great Cormorant
Japanese Cormorant
Gray Heron
Great Egret
Little Egret
Crested Ibis
Eurasian Spoonbill
Black-faced Spoonbill
Cinereous Vulture
Hen Harrier
Eurasian Sparrowhawk
Northern Goshawk
White-tailed Eagle
Steller's Sea-Eagle
Rough-legged Hawk
Eastern Buzzard
Eurasian Eagle-Owl
Eurasian Hoopoe
Gray-capped Woodpecker
Pygmy Woodpecker
White-backed Woodpecker
Great Spotted Woodpecker
Gray-headed Woodpecker
Eurasian Kestrel
Peregrine Falcon
Bull-headed Shrike
Long-tailed Shrike
Chinese Gray Shrike
Eurasian Jay
Azure-winged Magpie
Oriental Magpie
Rook
Carrion Crow
Large-billed Crow
Coal Tit
Varied Tit
Marsh Tit
Japanese Tit
Light-vented Bulbul
Brown-eared Bulbul
Long-tailed Tit
Vinous-throated Parrotbill
Warbling White-eye
Goldcrest
Eurasian Nuthatch
Eurasian Treecreeper
Brown Dipper
European Starling
White-cheeked Starling
White's Thrush
Pale Thrush
Dusky Thrush
Naumann's Thrush
Daurian Redstart
Blue Rock-Thrush
Bohemian Waxwing
Japanese Waxwing
Siberian Accentor
Eurasian Tree Sparrow
Japanese Wagtail
White Wagtail
Olive-backed Pipit
American Pipit
Brambling
Hawfinch
Yellow-billed Grosbeak
Long-tailed Rosefinch
Eurasian Bullfinch
Asian Rosy-Finch
Oriental Greenfinch
Eurasian Siskin
Lapland Longspur
Meadow Bunting
Yellow-throated Bunting
Pallas's Bunting
Rustic Bunting

 

 

Kevin from USA

Han River Upstream

 

Bird List

------------------------

Swan Goose
Tundra Bean Goose
Greater White-fronted Goose
Whooper Swan
Common Shelduck
Eurasian Wigeon
Mallard
Eastern Spot-billed Duck
Northern Pintail
Baikal Teal
Eurasian Teal
Common Pochard
Common Goldeneye
Smew
Red-breasted Merganser
Scaly-sided Merganser
Great Crested Grebe
Eurasian Spoonbill
Grey Heron
Great Cormorant
Common Kestrel
White-tailed Eagle
Steller's Sea Eagle
Northern Harrier
Eastern Buzzard
White-naped Crane
Common Crane
Hooded Crane
Red-crowned Crane
Green Sandpiper
Oriental Turtle Dove
Bull-headed Shrike
Azure-winged Magpie
Oriental Magpie
Large-billed Crow
Great Tit
Marsh Tit
Brown-eared Bulbul
Vinous-throated Parrotbill
Daurian Redstart
Eurasian Tree Sparrow
Siberian Accentor
White Wagtail(Black-back)
Brambling
Grey-capped Greenfinch
Long-tailed Rosefinch
Hawfinch
Yellow-billed Grosbeak
Meadow Bunting
Rustic Bunting
Yellow-throated Bunting

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Guided Birding Tour in December 2019

 

Jeremy from USA 

Incheon, Hwaseong, Geum estuary, Cheonsu bay

Bird list

Species Name

02-Dec

Incheon, Hwaseong

03-Dec

Geum estuary,

Cheonsu bay

Greater White-fronted Goose

O

O

Taiga Bean-Goose

O

 

Tundra Bean-Goose

O

O

Whooper Swan

 

O

Ruddy Shelduck

O

 

Common Shelduck

O

O

Baikal Teal

 

O

Northern Shoveler

O

O

Eastern Spot-billed Duck

O

O

Mallard

O

O

Northern Pintail

O

O

Green-winged Teal

O

O

Common Pochard

 

O

Tufted Duck

 

O

Greater Scaup

 

O

Common Goldeneye

O

O

Smew

 

O

Common Merganser

O

O

Ring-necked Pheasant

 

O

Little Grebe

 

O

Great Crested Grebe

 

O

Eared Grebe

 

O

Oriental Turtle-Dove

O

O

Eurasian Coot

O

O

Eurasian Oystercatcher

 

O

Northern Lapwing

O

 

Eurasian Curlew

O

O

Saunders's Gull

 

O

Black-headed Gull

 

O

Black-tailed Gull

O

O

Herring Gull

O

O

Oriental Stork

 

O

Great Cormorant

O

O

Gray Heron

O

O

Great Egret

O

O

Eurasian Spoonbill

O

O

Black-winged Kite

O

 

Hen Harrier

O

 

Eurasian Sparrowhawk

O

 

Northern Goshawk

 

O

Eastern Buzzard

O

 

Eurasian Eagle-Owl

 

O

Common Kingfisher

 

O

Great Spotted Woodpecker

 

O

Eurasian Kestrel

 

O

Peregrine Falcon

O

 

Bull-headed Shrike

O

 

Eurasian Jay

 

O

Azure-winged Magpie

O

O

Oriental Magpie

O

O

Rook

O

 

Large-billed Crow

O

O

Coal Tit

 

O

Yellow-bellied Tit

 

O

Marsh Tit

 

O

Japanese Tit

O

O

Brown-eared Bulbul

O

O

Long-tailed Tit

 

O

Vinous-throated Parrotbill

 

O

Naumann's Thrush

 

O

Red-flanked Bluetail

 

O

Daurian Redstart

O

O

Eurasian Tree Sparrow

 

O

White Wagtail

 

O

Brambling

 

O

Hawfinch

 

O

Oriental Greenfinch

O

 

Yellow-throated Bunting

 

O

Rustic Bunting

 

O

 

 

Jeremy from USA & Oleg from Ukraine

Cherowon(crane site) & Han Estuary

Bird list

Species Name

04-Dec

Han Estuary

05-Dec

Cherowon (crane site)

Greater White-fronted Goose

O

O

Taiga Bean-Goose

O

O

Tundra Bean-Goose

O

 

Whooper Swan

 

O

Northern Shoveler

O

 

Gadwall

O

 

Eastern Spot-billed Duck

O

O

Mallard

O

O

Green-winged Teal

O

 

Common Goldeneye

O

 

Smew

 

O

Common Merganser

O

O

Ring-necked Pheasant

 

O

Little Grebe

O

 

Great Crested Grebe

 

O

Rock Pigeon

O

 

Oriental Turtle-Dove

O

O

Sandhill Crane

 

O

White-naped Crane

O

O

Hooded Crane

 

O

Red-crowned Crane

 

O

Green Sandpiper

O

 

Herring Gull

O

 

Great Cormorant

O

 

Gray Heron

O

O

Great Egret

O

 

Cattle Egret

O

 

Cinereous Vulture

O

O

Hen Harrier

 

O

Northern Goshawk

 

O

White-tailed Eagle

O

O

Eastern Buzzard

O

O

Eurasian Eagle-Owl

O

O

Gray-capped Woodpecker

O

 

Pygmy Woodpecker

O

O

Great Spotted Woodpecker

O

 

Eurasian Kestrel

O

O

Chinese Gray Shrike

O

O

Eurasian Jay

O

 

Oriental Magpie

O

O

Carrion Crow

 

O

Large-billed Crow

 

O

Varied Tit

O

 

Marsh Tit

O

O

Japanese Tit

O

O

Brown-eared Bulbul

O

O

Long-tailed Tit

O

O

Vinous-throated Parrotbill

O

O

Eurasian Nuthatch

O

O

Eurasian Treecreeper

O

 

Dusky Thrush

O

 

Naumann's Thrush

O

O

Daurian Redstart

O

O

Eurasian Tree Sparrow

O

O

White Wagtail

O

 

Hawfinch

O

O

Long-tailed Rosefinch

O

O

Oriental Greenfinch

 

O

Meadow Bunting

 

O

Yellow-throated Bunting

O

O

Pallas's Bunting

 

O

Rustic Bunting

O

O

 

 

Jeremy from USA 

Han River Upstream & East coast

Bird list

Species Name

08-Dec

Han River Upstream 

09-Dec

East coast

Northern Shoveler

 

O

Eastern Spot-billed Duck

O

O

Mallard

O

O

Northern Pintail

O

 

Green-winged Teal

O

O

Common Pochard

O

 

Tufted Duck

O

O

Greater Scaup

O

O

Harlequin Duck

 

O

Common Goldeneye

O

O

Smew

O

O

Common Merganser

O

O

Scaly-sided Merganser

O

 

Ring-necked Pheasant

 

O

Little Grebe

O

O

Great Crested Grebe

O

O

Oriental Turtle-Dove

O

O

Eurasian Coot

O

O

Northern Lapwing

O

 

Black-tailed Gull

O

O

Mew Gull

O

O

Herring Gull

O

O

Slaty-backed Gull

O

O

gull sp.

 

O

Pelagic Cormorant

 

O

Great Cormorant

O

O

Japanese Cormorant

 

O

Gray Heron

O

O

Great Egret

O

O

Northern Goshawk

O

 

White-tailed Eagle

O

O

Steller's Sea-Eagle

 

O

Eastern Buzzard

O

O

Pygmy Woodpecker

O

O

Great Spotted Woodpecker

O

 

Gray-headed Woodpecker

 

O

Bull-headed Shrike

 

O

Azure-winged Magpie

O

 

Oriental Magpie

O

O

Carrion Crow

O

 

Large-billed Crow

O

 

Coal Tit

 

O

Marsh Tit

O

O

Japanese Tit

O

O

Eurasian Skylark

 

O

Brown-eared Bulbul

O

O

Warbling White-eye

 

O

Eurasian Wren

O

 

Red-billed Starling

O

O

Daurian Redstart

 

O

Eurasian Tree Sparrow

O

 

Japanese Wagtail

O

O

White Wagtail

O

O

Hawfinch

O

 

Long-tailed Rosefinch

O

 

Oriental Greenfinch

O

O

Yellow-throated Bunting

O

O

Rustic Bunting

 

O

 

 

 

Mike from USA 

Incheon & Hwaseong

Bird list

------------------------------

Greater White-fronted Goose
Taiga Bean-Goose
Tundra Bean-Goose
Whooper Swan
Ruddy Shelduck
Common Shelduck
Gadwall
Falcated Duck
Eurasian Wigeon
Eastern Spot-billed Duck
Mallard
Northern Pintail
Green-winged Teal
Common Pochard
Common Goldeneye
Smew
Common Merganser
Ring-necked Pheasant
Little Grebe
Oriental Turtle-Dove
Eurasian Coot
Black-bellied Plover
Eurasian Curlew
Black-headed Gull
Black-tailed Gull
Herring Gull
Great Cormorant
Gray Heron
Great Egret
Hen Harrier
Northern Goshawk
Eastern Buzzard
Upland Buzzard
Pygmy Woodpecker
Great Spotted Woodpecker
Gray-headed Woodpecker
Eurasian Kestrel
Bull-headed Shrike
Azure-winged Magpie
Oriental Magpie
Large-billed Crow
Coal Tit
Varied Tit
Marsh Tit
Japanese Tit
Eurasian Skylark
Brown-eared Bulbul
Vinous-throated Parrotbill
Goldcrest
Dusky Thrush
Daurian Redstart
Eurasian Tree Sparrow
White Wagtail
Olive-backed Pipit
Yellow-throated Bunting
Reed Bunting
Rustic Bunting

 

 

Anil from India (half day)

Seoul

Bird list

------------------------------

Mandarin Duck
Northern Shoveler
Gadwall
Eastern Spot-billed Duck
Mallard
Northern Pintail
Common Pochard
Oriental Turtle-Dove
Eurasian Coot
Great Cormorant
Gray Heron
Eastern Buzzard
Great Spotted Woodpecker
Oriental Magpie
Varied Tit
Marsh Tit
Japanese Tit
Naumann's Thrush
Daurian Redstart

 

 

Jerry from USA 

Han River Upstream, Cherowon(crane site), Incheon & Hwaseong

Bird list

Species Name

27-Dec

Han River Upstream, 

Cherowon (crane site)

28-Dec

Incheon & Hwaseong

Snow Goose

O

 

Greater White-fronted Goose

O

O

Taiga Bean-Goose

O

O

Tundra Bean-Goose

 

O

Whooper Swan

O

O

Ruddy Shelduck

 

O

Common Shelduck

 

O

Mandarin Duck

 

O

Baikal Teal

O

 

Northern Shoveler

 

O

Gadwall

 

O

Falcated Duck

 

O

Eurasian Wigeon

O

O

Eastern Spot-billed Duck

O

O

Mallard

O

O

Northern Pintail

O

O

Green-winged Teal

O

O

Common Pochard

O

O

Tufted Duck

O

O

Greater Scaup

 

O

Common Goldeneye

O

O

Smew

O

O

Common Merganser

O

O

Scaly-sided Merganser

O

 

Ring-necked Pheasant

 

O

Little Grebe

O

 

Great Crested Grebe

O

O

Oriental Turtle-Dove

O

O

Eurasian Coot

 

O

White-naped Crane

O

 

Red-crowned Crane

O

 

Black-bellied Plover

 

O

Eurasian Curlew

 

O

Dunlin

 

O

Black-tailed Gull

 

O

Herring Gull

 

O

Great Cormorant

O

O

Gray Heron

O

O

Great Egret

O

O

Little Egret

 

O

Eurasian Spoonbill

 

O

Cinereous Vulture

O

 

Hen Harrier

 

O

Eurasian Sparrowhawk

O

 

Northern Goshawk

 

O

White-tailed Eagle

O

 

Steller's Sea-Eagle

O

 

Eastern Buzzard

O

O

Upland Buzzard

 

O

Gray-capped Woodpecker

O

 

Pygmy Woodpecker

O

 

Great Spotted Woodpecker

O

O

Gray-headed Woodpecker

O

 

Eurasian Kestrel

O

O

Bull-headed Shrike

 

O

Eurasian Jay

 

O

Azure-winged Magpie

 

O

Oriental Magpie

O

O

Daurian Jackdaw

 

O

Rook

 

O

Large-billed Crow

O

O

Coal Tit

O

 

Varied Tit

O

 

Marsh Tit

O

 

Japanese Tit

O

O

Brown-eared Bulbul

O

O

Vinous-throated Parrotbill

 

O

Eurasian Nuthatch

O

 

Dusky Thrush

 

O

Naumann's Thrush

 

O

Daurian Redstart

O

O

Eurasian Tree Sparrow

O

O

Japanese Wagtail

O

 

White Wagtail

 

O

Brambling

O

 

Hawfinch

O

 

Long-tailed Rosefinch

O

 

Eurasian Bullfinch

O

 

Eurasian Siskin

O

 

Yellow-throated Bunting

O

O

Pallas's Bunting

 

O

Rustic Bunting

O

O

 

 

Kimiko & Greg fromJapan

Han River Upstream, Cherowon(crane site)

Bird list

Species Name

29-Dec

Han River Upstream

30-Dec

Cherowon (crane site)

Greater White-fronted Goose

O

O

Taiga Bean-Goose

O

O

Whooper Swan

O

O

Baikal Teal

O

 

Eastern Spot-billed Duck

O

 

Mallard

O

O

Green-winged Teal

O

 

Common Pochard

O

 

Common Goldeneye

O

 

Smew

O

 

Common Merganser

O

 

Scaly-sided Merganser

O

 

Ring-necked Pheasant

 

O

Little Grebe

O

 

Oriental Turtle-Dove

 

O

Sandhill Crane

 

O

White-naped Crane

O

O

Common Crane

 

O

Hooded Crane

 

O

Common x Hooded Crane (hybrid)

 

O

Red-crowned Crane

O

O

Herring Gull

O

 

Great Cormorant

O

 

Gray Heron

 

O

Great Egret

O

O

Eurasian Sparrowhawk

 

O

Northern Goshawk

 

O

White-tailed Eagle

O

O

Steller's Sea-Eagle

O

 

Eastern Buzzard

 

O

Pygmy Woodpecker

 

O

White-backed Woodpecker

O

O

Great Spotted Woodpecker

O

O

Gray-headed Woodpecker

O

 

Eurasian Kestrel

O

O

Bull-headed Shrike

O

O

Eurasian Jay

O

O

Azure-winged Magpie

 

O

Oriental Magpie

O

O

Carrion Crow

 

O

Large-billed Crow

O

O

Varied Tit

O

 

Marsh Tit

O

O

Japanese Tit

O

O

Brown-eared Bulbul

O

O

Eurasian Nuthatch

O

 

Naumann's Thrush

O

 

Red-flanked Bluetail

O

 

Daurian Redstart

O

O

Eurasian Tree Sparrow

O

O

wagtail sp.

O

 

Brambling

O

 

Hawfinch

O

O

Long-tailed Rosefinch

 

O

Oriental Greenfinch

 

O

Yellow-throated Bunting

O

O

Rustic Bunting

O

O

KImiko's birding blog link

South Korea III Cranes in the DMZ
South Korea IV Geese in the DMZ
South Korea V Cheorwon
South Korea VI The Han River
South Korea VII Royal Tombs

 

Guided Birding Tour in November 2019

 

Robert from USA 

Ganghwa island

Bird list

------------------------------

Greater White-fronted Goose
Tundra Bean-Goose
Ruddy Shelduck
Gadwall
Eurasian Wigeon
Eastern Spot-billed Duck
Mallard
Common Pochard
Ring-necked Pheasant
Little Grebe
Oriental Turtle-Dove
Eurasian Curlew
Bar-tailed Godwit
Dunlin
Green Sandpiper
Common Greenshank
Black-tailed Gull
Herring Gull
Great Cormorant
Gray Heron
Great Egret
Little Egret
Black-faced Spoonbill
Cinereous Vulture
Eurasian Sparrowhawk
Eastern Buzzard
Eurasian Kestrel
Azure-winged Magpie
Oriental Magpie
Large-billed Crow
Varied Tit
Marsh Tit
Japanese Tit
Eurasian Skylark
Brown-eared Bulbul
White-cheeked Starling
Red-flanked Bluetail
Daurian Redstart
Eurasian Tree Sparrow
White Wagtail
Oriental Greenfinch
Yellow-throated Bunting
Rustic Bunting

 

 

Chris from Canada

Cheorwon(Cranes site) & Cheonsu Bay

Bird List

02-Nov

03-Nov

Cheorwon

Cheonsu Bay

Greater White-fronted Goose

O

O

Taiga Bean-Goose

 

O

Tundra Bean-Goose

 

O

Whooper Swan

 

O

Common Shelduck

 

O

Baikal Teal

 

O

Northern Shoveler

 

O

Gadwall

 

O

Falcated Duck

 

O

Eastern Spot-billed Duck

O

O

Mallard

O

O

Northern Pintail

 

O

Green-winged Teal

O

O

Common Pochard

 

O

Greater Scaup

O

O

Common Goldeneye

O

 

Common Merganser

O

O

Scaly-sided Merganser

O

 

Little Grebe

O

O

Great Crested Grebe

O

O

Oriental Turtle-Dove

O

O

Eurasian Coot

O

O

White-naped Crane

O

 

Hooded Crane

 

O

Black-winged Stilt

 

O

Black-bellied Plover

 

O

Kentish Plover

 

O

Eurasian Curlew

 

O

Bar-tailed Godwit

 

O

Great Knot

 

O

Dunlin

 

O

Spotted Redshank

 

O

Common Greenshank

 

O

Black-headed Gull

 

O

Black-tailed Gull

 

O

Herring Gull

 

O

Great Cormorant

 

O

Great Bittern

 

O

Gray Heron

O

O

Great Egret

O

O

Little Egret

 

O

Eurasian Spoonbill

 

O

Black-faced Spoonbill

 

O

Cinereous Vulture

O

 

Eastern Marsh-Harrier

 

O

Eurasian Sparrowhawk

O

 

Eastern Buzzard

O

O

Common Kingfisher

 

O

Pygmy Woodpecker

O

 

Eurasian Kestrel

O

O

Bull-headed Shrike

O

O

Eurasian Jay

O

 

Azure-winged Magpie

O

O

Oriental Magpie

O

O

Large-billed Crow

O

 

Coal Tit

 

O

Marsh Tit

O

 

Japanese Tit

O

O

Brown-eared Bulbul

O

O

Long-tailed Tit

 

O

Vinous-throated Parrotbill

O

O

Eurasian Nuthatch

O

 

Daurian Redstart

O

O

Eurasian Tree Sparrow

 

O

White Wagtail

 

O

Oriental Greenfinch

O

 

Yellow-throated Bunting

O

O

Rustic Bunting

O

O

 

 

 

Jerry & Sunny from USA

Han River Downstream

Bird list

------------------------------

Greater White-fronted Goose
Tundra Bean-Goose
Ruddy Shelduck
Mandarin Duck
Gadwall
Eurasian Wigeon
Eastern Spot-billed Duck
Mallard
Green-winged Teal
Common Pochard
Ring-necked Pheasant
Little Grebe
Oriental Turtle-Dove
Green Sandpiper
Great Cormorant
Gray Heron
Great Egret
Little Egret
Eurasian Spoonbill
Black-faced Spoonbill
Eastern Buzzard
Eurasian Eagle-Owl
Gray-capped Woodpecker
Pygmy Woodpecker
Great Spotted Woodpecker
Gray-headed Woodpecker
Eurasian Kestrel
Bull-headed Shrike
Eurasian Jay
Oriental Magpie
Coal Tit
Marsh Tit
Japanese Tit
Brown-eared Bulbul
Long-tailed Tit
Vinous-throated Parrotbill
Eurasian Nuthatch
Eurasian Treecreeper
Daurian Redstart
Eurasian Tree Sparrow
Brambling
Oriental Greenfinch
Yellow-throated Bunting
Rustic Bunting
Black-faced Bunting

 

 

Cathy from USA

Han River Upstream

Bird list

------------------------------

Whooper Swan
Mandarin Duck
Gadwall
Falcated Duck
Eastern Spot-billed Duck
Mallard
Green-winged Teal
Common Pochard
Tufted Duck
Greater Scaup
Common Goldeneye
Smew
Common Merganser
Scaly-sided Merganser
Ring-necked Pheasant
Little Grebe
Great Crested Grebe
Oriental Turtle-Dove
Eurasian Coot
Great Cormorant
Great Bittern
Gray Heron
Great Egret
Eurasian Sparrowhawk
White-tailed Eagle
Eastern Buzzard
Pygmy Woodpecker
White-backed Woodpecker
Great Spotted Woodpecker
Eurasian Hobby
Azure-winged Magpie
Oriental Magpie
Large-billed Crow
Varied Tit
Marsh Tit
Japanese Tit
Eurasian Skylark
Brown-eared Bulbul
Long-tailed Tit
Vinous-throated Parrotbill
Eurasian Nuthatch
Daurian Redstart
Eurasian Tree Sparrow
Japanese Wagtail
Hawfinch
Long-tailed Rosefinch
Yellow-throated Bunting
Rustic Bunting

 

 

Rick from South Africa

Han River Upstream & Cheorwon(Cranes site)

Species Name

22-Nov

23-Nov

Han River Upstream
& National Arboretum

Cheorwon (Cranes site)

Greater White-fronted Goose

 

O

Taiga Bean-Goose

O

O

Whooper Swan

O

O

Mallard

O

O

Common Merganser

O

O

Ring-necked Pheasant

 

O

Little Grebe

 

O

Great Crested Grebe

O

O

Oriental Turtle-Dove

 

O

Sandhill Crane

 

O

White-naped Crane

O

O

Common Crane

 

O

Hooded Crane

 

O

Red-crowned Crane

O

O

Gray Heron

O

O

White-tailed Eagle

 

O

Eastern Buzzard

O

O

Great Spotted Woodpecker

 

O

Gray-headed Woodpecker

 

O

Eurasian Kestrel

O

O

Merlin

 

O

Bull-headed Shrike

 

O

Chinese Gray Shrike

 

O

Azure-winged Magpie

O

O

Oriental Magpie

O

O

Carrion Crow

O

O

Large-billed Crow

O

O

Marsh Tit

 

O

Japanese Tit

O

O

Eurasian Skylark

 

O

Brown-eared Bulbul

O

O

Long-tailed Tit

 

O

Vinous-throated Parrotbill

O

O

Eurasian Nuthatch

O

O

Daurian Redstart

O

O

Eurasian Tree Sparrow

O

O

Oriental Greenfinch

 

O

Meadow Bunting

 

O

Yellow-throated Bunting

 

O

Rustic Bunting

O

O

 

 

Anil from India

Ganghwa island

Bird list

------------------------------

Greater White-fronted Goose
Tundra Bean-Goose
Ruddy Shelduck
Eastern Spot-billed Duck
Mallard
Common Pochard
Little Grebe
Oriental Turtle-Dove
Red-crowned Crane
Black-tailed Gull
Great Cormorant
Gray Heron
Great Egret
Eurasian Spoonbill
Bull-headed Shrike
Azure-winged Magpie
Oriental Magpie
Large-billed Crow
Coal Tit
Marsh Tit
Japanese Tit
Brown-eared Bulbul
Daurian Redstart
Eurasian Tree Sparrow
Brambling
Oriental Greenfinch
Yellow-throated Bunting

 

 

Robert from USA 

Ganghwa island

Bird list

------------------------------

Snow Goose
Greater White-fronted Goose
Tundra Bean-Goose
Whooper Swan
Ruddy Shelduck
Gadwall
Eastern Spot-billed Duck
Mallard
Green-winged Teal
Common Goldeneye
Common Merganser
Ring-necked Pheasant
Little Grebe
Great Crested Grebe
Oriental Turtle-Dove
Eurasian Coot
Northern Lapwing
Black-headed Gull
Black-tailed Gull
Herring Gull
Oriental Stork
Great Cormorant
Gray Heron
Great Egret
Hen Harrier
White-tailed Eagle
Eastern Buzzard
Eurasian Kestrel
Chinese Gray Shrike
Eurasian Jay
Oriental Magpie
Vinous-throated Parrotbill
Daurian Redstart
Eurasian Tree Sparrow
White Wagtail
Reed Bunting

 

 

Yokota's family from Japan

Han River Downstream

Bird list

------------------------------

Greater White-fronted Goose
Taiga Bean-Goose
Tundra Bean-Goose
Eastern Spot-billed Duck
Mallard
Green-winged Teal
Common Pochard
Tufted Duck
Common Goldeneye
Great Crested Grebe
Oriental Turtle-Dove
White-naped Crane
Green Sandpiper
Great Cormorant
Gray Heron
Great Egret
Eurasian Spoonbill
Eurasian Sparrowhawk
White-tailed Eagle
Eastern Buzzard
Upland Buzzard
Eurasian Eagle-Owl
Gray-capped Woodpecker
Pygmy Woodpecker
Great Spotted Woodpecker
Gray-headed Woodpecker
Eurasian Kestrel
Eurasian Jay
Oriental Magpie
Carrion Crow
Large-billed Crow
crow sp.
Coal Tit
Varied Tit
Marsh Tit
Japanese Tit
Brown-eared Bulbul
Long-tailed Tit
Eurasian Nuthatch
Eurasian Treecreeper
Naumann's Thrush
Daurian Redstart
Eurasian Tree Sparrow
Brambling
Yellow-throated Bunting
Rustic Bunting

Guided Birding Tour in October 2019

 

Frank, Jim, David from USA in October

Ganghwa island, Cheonsu Bay, Hwaseong lake & mudflat

Bird list

Species Name

Ganghwa island

Cheonsu Bay

Hwaseong lake & mudflat

Greater White-fronted Goose

O

O

 

Tundra Bean-Goose

O

O

O

Ruddy Shelduck

 

 

O

Mandarin Duck

O

O

O

Garganey

 

O

 

Northern Shoveler

 

 

O

Gadwall

 

O

 

Eurasian Wigeon

 

O

 

Eastern Spot-billed Duck

O

O

O

Mallard

O

O

O

Northern Pintail

 

O

 

Green-winged Teal

 

O

O

Greater Scaup

 

O

 

Little Grebe

O

O

 

Great Crested Grebe

 

O

 

Oriental Turtle-Dove

O

O

O

Eurasian Moorhen

O

O

O

Eurasian Coot

O

O

 

Eurasian Oystercatcher

O

 

 

Black-bellied Plover

 

O

 

Long-billed Plover

O

 

 

Whimbrel

 

O

 

Far Eastern Curlew

O

O

 

Bar-tailed Godwit

O

O

 

Red-necked Stint

O

O

 

Dunlin

 

O

 

Common Snipe

 

 

O

Terek Sandpiper

O

O

 

Common Sandpiper

O

 

 

Green Sandpiper

 

O

O

Common Greenshank

O

O

 

Saunders's Gull

O

 

 

Black-headed Gull

 

O

 

Black-tailed Gull

O

O

O

Herring Gull

 

O

 

Oriental Stork

 

O

 

Great Cormorant

O

O

O

Gray Heron

O

O

O

Great Egret

O

O

O

Intermediate Egret

O

O

 

Chinese Egret

O

O

 

Little Egret

O

O

O

Cattle Egret

O

O

 

Striated Heron

O

 

 

Black-crowned Night-Heron

 

O

 

Black-faced Spoonbill

O

O

O

Osprey

O

 

 

Hen Harrier

O

 

 

Eastern Buzzard

 

 

O

Common Kingfisher

O

 

O

Gray-capped Woodpecker

O

 

 

Pygmy Woodpecker

O

 

O

Great Spotted Woodpecker

 

 

O

Gray-headed Woodpecker

O

 

 

Eurasian Kestrel

O

O

O

Amur Falcon

O

 

O

Eurasian Hobby

O

 

 

Bull-headed Shrike

O

O

 

Eurasian Jay

 

 

O

Azure-winged Magpie

O

O

 

Oriental Magpie

O

O

O

Large-billed Crow

O

 

O

Coal Tit

O

 

 

Varied Tit

O

O

O

Marsh Tit

O

 

O

Japanese Tit

O

 

O

Barn Swallow

O

O

O

Brown-eared Bulbul

O

O

O

Yellow-browed Warbler

 

 

O

Long-tailed Tit

O

 

 

Vinous-throated Parrotbill

O

O

O

Warbling White-eye

 

 

O

Eurasian Nuthatch

 

 

O

Dark-sided Flycatcher

O

 

 

Asian Brown Flycatcher

O

 

 

Daurian Redstart

O

 

O

Eurasian Tree Sparrow

O

O

O

Gray Wagtail

O

 

 

White Wagtail

O

O

O

Olive-backed Pipit

O

 

 

Rustic Bunting

O

 

 

Black-faced Bunting

 

 

O

 

 

Joe from USA in October

Han River Estuary

 

 

Robert and friends from USA in October

Hwaseong lake & mudflat

 

David and Duncan from UK in October 13~20

Cheonsu Bay, Geum Estuary
Yubu Island
Oiyeon Island, Cheonsu Bay
Hwaseong Lake, Han Estuary
Cheorwon
Han River, Seoul

Bird list

 

14-Oct

15-Oct

16-Oct

17-Oct

18-Oct

19-Oct

Species Name

Cheonsu Bay,
Geum Estuary

Yubu Island

Oiyeon Island,
Cheonsu Bay

Hwaseong Lake,
Han Estuary

Cheorwon

Han River,
Seoul

Greater White-fronted Goose

O

 

 

O

O

O

Taiga Bean-Goose

 

 

 

O

 

 

Tundra Bean-Goose

O

 

 

O

 

 

Ruddy Shelduck

 

 

 

O

 

 

Common Shelduck

 

 

 

O

 

 

Mandarin Duck

O

 

 

 

 

O

Northern Shoveler

O

 

 

O

 

 

Gadwall

O

 

 

 

 

 

Eurasian Wigeon

O

 

 

 

 

 

Eastern Spot-billed Duck

O

 

 

O

O

O

Mallard

O

O

 

O

 

O

Northern Pintail

O

 

 

 

 

 

Green-winged Teal

O

 

 

O

 

O

Common Pochard

O

 

 

O

 

O

Tufted Duck

O

 

 

O

 

 

Scaly-sided Merganser

 

 

 

 

 

O

Ring-necked Pheasant

 

 

 

O

O

 

Little Grebe

O

O

 

O

O

O

Great Crested Grebe

O

 

 

O

 

O

Eared Grebe

O

 

 

 

 

 

Oriental Turtle-Dove

O

O

O

O

O

O

Eurasian Moorhen

 

 

 

O

 

 

Eurasian Coot

O

 

 

O

 

O

Sandhill Crane

 

 

 

 

O

 

White-naped Crane

 

 

 

 

O

 

Common Crane

 

 

 

 

O

 

Eurasian Oystercatcher

 

O

 

O

 

 

Black-bellied Plover

 

O

 

O

 

 

Lesser Sand-Plover

 

O

 

O

 

 

Kentish Plover

O

O

 

O

 

 

Long-billed Plover

 

 

 

 

 

O

Far Eastern Curlew

O

O

 

O

 

 

Eurasian Curlew

O

O

 

O

 

 

Bar-tailed Godwit

 

O

 

 

 

 

Black-tailed Godwit

O

 

 

 

 

 

Great Knot

 

O

 

O

 

 

Long-toed Stint

 

 

 

O

 

 

Spoon-billed Sandpiper

 

O

 

 

 

 

Red-necked Stint

 

O

 

O

 

 

Sanderling

 

O

 

 

 

 

Dunlin

 

O

 

 

 

 

snipe sp.

 

 

 

O

 

 

Terek Sandpiper

O

O

 

 

 

 

Common Sandpiper

 

 

 

 

O

 

Green Sandpiper

O

 

 

O

 

 

Common Greenshank

O

O

 

O

 

 

Marsh Sandpiper

O

O

 

 

 

 

Wood Sandpiper

O

 

 

 

 

 

Saunders's Gull

 

 

 

O

 

 

Black-headed Gull

O

O

 

 

 

 

Black-tailed Gull

O

O

O

O

 

 

Herring Gull

O

O

O

O

 

O

Great Cormorant

O

O

 

O

 

O

Japanese Cormorant

 

 

O

 

 

 

Gray Heron

O

O

O

O

 

O

Great Egret

O

O

 

O

O

O

Intermediate Egret

O

 

 

O

 

 

Chinese Egret

O

O

 

 

 

 

Little Egret

O

O

 

O

 

O

Black-crowned Night-Heron

O

 

 

 

 

 

Eurasian Spoonbill

O

 

 

O

 

 

Black-faced Spoonbill

O

O

 

O

 

 

Hen Harrier

O

 

 

 

 

 

Eurasian Sparrowhawk

 

 

O

 

 

 

Northern Goshawk

 

 

 

O

 

 

Eastern Buzzard

O

 

 

O

O

 

Upland Buzzard

 

 

O

 

 

 

Common Kingfisher

O

 

 

 

 

 

Pygmy Woodpecker

 

 

 

O

 

 

Great Spotted Woodpecker

 

O

 

O

 

O

Gray-headed Woodpecker

 

O

 

O

 

 

Eurasian Kestrel

O

O

 

O

O

O

Merlin

 

 

 

 

O

 

Eurasian Hobby

 

 

 

 

O

 

Peregrine Falcon

 

O

O

 

 

 

Bull-headed Shrike

 

O

O

O

O

O

Chinese Gray Shrike

 

O

 

O

 

 

Eurasian Jay

 

O

 

O

 

O

Azure-winged Magpie

O

O

 

 

 

 

Oriental Magpie

O

O

 

O

O

O

Rook

 

 

 

 

O

 

Large-billed Crow

 

O

 

O

O

O

Coal Tit

 

 

O

O

 

O

Yellow-bellied Tit

 

O

 

 

 

 

Varied Tit

 

 

 

O

O

 

Marsh Tit

 

 

 

O

O

O

Japanese Tit

 

O

O

O

O

O

Zitting Cisticola

 

 

 

 

 

O

Barn Swallow

O

 

 

 

 

 

Light-vented Bulbul

 

 

O

 

 

 

Brown-eared Bulbul

O

O

O

O

O

O

Long-tailed Tit

 

 

 

 

 

O

Vinous-throated Parrotbill

O

 

 

O

O

O

Goldcrest

 

 

 

O

 

 

Eurasian Nuthatch

 

 

 

O

 

 

White-cheeked Starling

 

 

O

O

 

 

Daurian Redstart

 

O

 

O

O

O

Blue Rock-Thrush

 

O

 

 

 

 

Eurasian Tree Sparrow

O

O

 

O

O

O

Gray Wagtail

 

 

 

 

 

O

Eastern Yellow Wagtail

 

 

O

O

 

 

Japanese Wagtail

 

 

 

 

 

O

White Wagtail

O

 

O

O

O

O

Olive-backed Pipit

 

 

O

 

 

 

American Pipit

 

 

 

O

O

 

Brambling

 

 

 

O

O

 

Hawfinch

 

 

 

O

 

 

Yellow-billed Grosbeak

 

 

O

 

 

 

Oriental Greenfinch

 

 

 

O

O

 

Eurasian Siskin

 

O

 

O

 

 

Yellow-throated Bunting

 

O

 

 

O

O

Rustic Bunting

O

O

O

 

O

O

Black-faced Bunting

O

O

O

O

 

 

 

 

Caroline and friend from UK in October

Hwaseong lake and Cheonsu bay

Bird list

----------------------------------

Greater White-fronted Goose
Tundra Bean-Goose
Ruddy Shelduck
Common Shelduck
Northern Shoveler
Gadwall
Falcated Duck
Eurasian Wigeon
Eastern Spot-billed Duck
Mallard
Northern Pintail
Green-winged Teal
Common Pochard
Little Grebe
Great Crested Grebe
Oriental Turtle-Dove
Eurasian Moorhen
Eurasian Coot
Black-winged Stilt
Black-bellied Plover
Eurasian Curlew
Dunlin
Common Greenshank
Black-headed Gull
Black-tailed Gull
Herring Gull
Great Cormorant
Gray Heron
Great Egret
Eurasian Spoonbill
Black-faced Spoonbill
Bull-headed Shrike
Oriental Magpie
Japanese Tit
Brown-eared Bulbul
Vinous-throated Parrotbill
Daurian Redstart
White Wagtail

 

 

David from USA in October

Ganghwa island

Bird list

----------------------------------

Northern Shoveler
Eastern Spot-billed Duck
Common Pochard
Little Grebe
Eurasian Oystercatcher
Far Eastern Curlew
Eurasian Curlew
Bar-tailed Godwit
Common Greenshank
Black-tailed Gull
Herring Gull
Great Cormorant
Gray Heron
Great Egret
Intermediate Egret
Chinese Egret
Little Egret
Black-faced Spoonbill
Eastern Buzzard
Gray-capped Woodpecker
Great Spotted Woodpecker
Gray-headed Woodpecker
Bull-headed Shrike
Varied Tit
Marsh Tit
Yellow-browed Warbler
Long-tailed Tit

 

 

Frank from Germany in October

Han River Estuary & Hwaseong lake

Bird list

----------------------------------

Ruddy Shelduck (Tadorna ferruginea)
Common Shelduck (Tadorna tadorna)
Mandarin Duck (Aix galericulata)
Northern Shoveler (Spatula clypeata)
Gadwall (Mareca strepera)
Eastern Spot-billed Duck (Anas zonorhyncha)
Mallard (Anas platyrhynchos)
Green-winged Teal (Anas crecca)
Common Pochard (Aythya ferina)
Little Grebe (Tachybaptus ruficollis)
Great Crested Grebe (Podiceps cristatus)
Oriental Turtle-Dove (Streptopelia orientalis)
Eurasian Coot (Fulica atra)
Black-winged Stilt (Himantopus himantopus)
Black-bellied Plover (Pluvialis squatarola)
Kentish Plover (Charadrius alexandrinus)
Far Eastern Curlew (Numenius madagascariensis)
Eurasian Curlew (Numenius arquata)
Dunlin (Calidris alpina)
Common Greenshank (Tringa nebularia)
Black-tailed Gull (Larus crassirostris)
Herring Gull (Larus argentatus)
Great Cormorant (Phalacrocorax carbo)
Gray Heron (Ardea cinerea)
Great Egret (Ardea alba)
Little Egret (Egretta garzetta)
Eurasian Spoonbill (Platalea leucorodia)
Black-faced Spoonbill (Platalea minor)
Osprey (Pandion haliaetus)
Pygmy Woodpecker (Yungipicus kizuki)
Great Spotted Woodpecker (Dendrocopos major)
Gray-headed Woodpecker (Picus canus)
Bull-headed Shrike (Lanius bucephalus)
Eurasian Jay (Garrulus glandarius)
Azure-winged Magpie (Cyanopica cyanus)
Oriental Magpie (Pica serica)
Large-billed Crow (Corvus macrorhynchos)
Coal Tit (Periparus ater)
Marsh Tit (Poecile palustris)
Japanese Tit (Parus minor)
Brown-eared Bulbul (Hypsipetes amaurotis)
Yellow-browed Warbler (Phylloscopus inornatus)
Long-tailed Tit (Aegithalos caudatus)
Vinous-throated Parrotbill (Sinosuthora webbiana)
Goldcrest (Regulus regulus)
Red-flanked Bluetail (Tarsiger cyanurus)
Daurian Redstart (Phoenicurus auroreus)
Eurasian Tree Sparrow (Passer montanus)
White Wagtail (Motacilla alba)
Brambling (Fringilla montifringilla)
Oriental Greenfinch (Chloris sinica)
Eurasian Siskin (Spinus spinus)
Yellow-throated Bunting (Emberiza elegans)
Rustic Bunting (Emberiza rustica)

 

 

Elina from USA and Ross from South Africa in October

Han River Estuary

Bird list

----------------------------------

Greater White-fronted Goose
Tundra Bean-Goose
Ruddy Shelduck
Mandarin Duck
Northern Shoveler
Eastern Spot-billed Duck
Mallard
Green-winged Teal
Little Grebe
Oriental Turtle-Dove
Eurasian Coot
Green Sandpiper
Black-tailed Gull
Herring Gull
Great Cormorant
Gray Heron
Great Egret
Eurasian Spoonbill
Black-faced Spoonbill
Eastern Buzzard
Pygmy Woodpecker
White-backed Woodpecker
Gray-headed Woodpecker
Eurasian Kestrel
Bull-headed Shrike
Eurasian Jay
Oriental Magpie
Large-billed Crow
Varied Tit
Marsh Tit
Japanese Tit
Brown-eared Bulbul
Long-tailed Tit
Vinous-throated Parrotbill
Eurasian Nuthatch
Dusky Thrush
Red-flanked Bluetail
Daurian Redstart
Eurasian Tree Sparrow
White Wagtail
Hawfinch
Yellow-throated Bunting
Rustic Bunting

Guided Birding Tour in September 2019

 

Douglas from USA in September

Hwaseong lake & mudflat

Bird list

----------------------------------

Greater White-fronted Goose
Eastern Spot-billed Duck
Green-winged Teal
Little Grebe
Eastern Spot-billed Duck
Oriental Turtle-Dove
Pacific Golden-Plover
Whimbrel
Far Eastern Curlew
Bar-tailed Godwit
Black-tailed Godwit
Terek Sandpiper
Common Sandpiper
Wood Sandpiper
Black-tailed Gull
Great Cormorant
Gray Heron
Great Egret
Intermediate Egret
Chinese Egret
Little Egret
Cattle Egret
Chinese Pond-Heron
Striated Heron
Black-faced Spoonbill
Hen Harrier
Common Kingfisher
Dollarbird
Gray-capped Woodpecker
Pygmy Woodpecker
Great Spotted Woodpecker
Gray-headed Woodpecker
Eurasian Kestrel
Peregrine Falcon
Black-naped Oriole
Brown Shrike
Azure-winged Magpie
Oriental Magpie
Large-billed Crow
Varied Tit
Marsh Tit
Japanese Tit
Bank Swallow
Barn Swallow
Brown-eared Bulbul
Yellow-browed Warbler
Vinous-throated Parrotbill
Daurian Redstart

Siberian Stonechat
Eurasian Tree Sparrow
Gray Wagtail
White Wagtail

 

Howard & DD from USA in September

Ganghwa island / Hwaseong lake & mudflat

Bird list

----------------------------------

 

Ganghwa island

Hwaseong Lake

Species Name

08-Sep

10-Sep

Mandarin Duck

25

--

Garganey

--

8

Eastern Spot-billed Duck

8

30

Ring-necked Pheasant

--

9

Little Grebe

--

3

Oriental Turtle-Dove

X

X

Eurasian Moorhen

--

3

Eurasian Coot

--

5

Eurasian Oystercatcher

1

--

Black-bellied Plover

30

300

Lesser Sand-Plover

--

20

Kentish Plover

--

4

Whimbrel

40

50

Far Eastern Curlew

50

50

Eurasian Curlew

--

25

Bar-tailed Godwit

3

30

Ruddy Turnstone

--

2

Great Knot

--

75

Red-necked Stint

--

50

Dunlin

--

150

Terek Sandpiper

1

50

Common Sandpiper

1

1

Common Greenshank

15

100

Saunders's Gull

--

26

Black-tailed Gull

1

X

Herring Gull

--

4

Great Cormorant

25

100

Yellow Bittern

--

2

Gray Heron

20

20

Great Egret

10

30

Intermediate Egret

15

3

Chinese Egret

3

5

Little Egret

3

2

Cattle Egret

4

--

Chinese Pond-Heron

2

1

Striated Heron

1

--

Black-faced Spoonbill

25

35

Common Kingfisher

3

2

Dollarbird

--

1

Pygmy Woodpecker

--

1

Great Spotted Woodpecker

1

--

Gray-headed Woodpecker

--

1

Eurasian Kestrel

1

1

Eurasian Hobby

--

4

Peregrine Falcon

1

--

Black-naped Oriole

--

5

Bull-headed Shrike

--

1

Brown Shrike

1

--

Azure-winged Magpie

2

--

Oriental Magpie

X

X

Large-billed Crow

2

1

Varied Tit

1

--

Marsh Tit

2

--

Japanese Tit

5

--

Barn Swallow

500

10

Red-rumped Swallow

2

--

Brown-eared Bulbul

2

7

Long-tailed Tit

20

--

Vinous-throated Parrotbill

50

--

Daurian Redstart

1

1

Eurasian Tree Sparrow

X

X

Gray Wagtail

5

1

White Wagtail

1

4

Yellow-billed Grosbeak

--

3

Yellow-throated Bunting

1

--

 

Eric from USA in September

Hwaseong lake & mudflat

Bird list

----------------------------------

Taiga/Tundra Bean-Goose
Garganey
Northern Shoveler
Eastern Spot-billed Duck
Mallard
Ring-necked Pheasant
Little Grebe
Great Crested Grebe
Oriental Turtle-Dove
Eurasian Moorhen
Eurasian Coot
Black-winged Stilt
Eurasian Oystercatcher
Black-bellied Plover
Lesser Sand-Plover
Kentish Plover
Whimbrel
Far Eastern Curlew
Eurasian Curlew
Bar-tailed Godwit
Ruddy Turnstone
Great Knot
Red-necked Stint
Dunlin
Terek Sandpiper
Common Sandpiper
Green Sandpiper
Spotted Redshank
Common Greenshank
Marsh Sandpiper
Common Redshank
Saunders's Gull
Black-tailed Gull
Herring Gull
Great Cormorant
Gray Heron
Great Egret
Intermediate Egret
Chinese Egret
Little Egret
Cattle Egret
Black-faced Spoonbill
Common Kingfisher
Great Spotted Woodpecker
Gray-headed Woodpecker
Eurasian Kestrel
Peregrine Falcon
Bull-headed Shrike
Brown Shrike
Eurasian Jay
Azure-winged Magpie
Oriental Magpie
Large-billed Crow
Varied Tit
Japanese Tit
Barn Swallow
Brown-eared Bulbul
Vinous-throated Parrotbill
Daurian Redstart
Eurasian Tree Sparrow
Western/Eastern Yellow Wagtail
White Wagtail

 

 

Teo from Singapore in September

Ganghwa island

Bird list

----------------------------------

Mandarin Duck
Garganey
Northern Shoveler
Eurasian Wigeon
Eastern Spot-billed Duck
Ring-necked Pheasant
Little Grebe
Oriental Turtle-Dove
Black-bellied Plover
Whimbrel
Whimbrel/Eurasian Curlew
Bar-tailed Godwit
Terek Sandpiper
Common Greenshank
Black-tailed Gull
Herring Gull
Great Cormorant
Gray Heron
Great Egret
Intermediate Egret
Chinese Egret
Little Egret
Black-faced Spoonbill
Common Kingfisher
Great Spotted Woodpecker
Eurasian Kestrel
Bull-headed Shrike
Eurasian Jay
Azure-winged Magpie
Oriental Magpie
Large-billed Crow
Varied Tit
Japanese Tit
Barn Swallow
Brown-eared Bulbul
Asian Brown Flycatcher
Eurasian Tree Sparrow
Gray Wagtail
Eastern Yellow Wagtail
White Wagtail
Rustic Bunting

 

 

Grant from USA in September

Hwaseong lake & mudflat

Bird list

----------------------------------

Greater White-fronted Goose
Taiga Bean-Goose
Tundra Bean-Goose
Garganey
Northern Shoveler
Eastern Spot-billed Duck
Northern Pintail
Ring-necked Pheasant
Little Grebe
Great Crested Grebe
Oriental Turtle-Dove
Eurasian Moorhen
Eurasian Coot
Eurasian Oystercatcher
Black-bellied Plover
Lesser Sand-Plover
Whimbrel
Far Eastern Curlew
Eurasian Curlew
Bar-tailed Godwit
Great Knot
Dunlin
Common Sandpiper
Common Greenshank
Saunders's Gull
Black-tailed Gull
Herring Gull
Great Cormorant
Gray Heron
Great Egret
Intermediate Egret
Chinese Egret
Little Egret
Eurasian Spoonbill
Black-faced Spoonbill
Eastern Marsh-Harrier
Northern Goshawk
Great Spotted Woodpecker
Gray-headed Woodpecker
Eurasian Kestrel
Eurasian Hobby
Eurasian Jay
Azure-winged Magpie
Oriental Magpie
Large-billed Crow
Japanese Tit
Eurasian Skylark
Barn Swallow
Brown-eared Bulbul
Vinous-throated Parrotbill
Gray-backed Thrush
Daurian Redstart
Eurasian Tree Sparrow

Guided Birding Tour in August 2019

 

Terry & Anne from USA in August

Ganghwa island

Bird List

--------------------------------

Eastern Spot-billed Duck
Ring-necked Pheasant
Little Grebe
Oriental Turtle-Dove
Eurasian Oystercatcher
Whimbrel
Far Eastern Curlew
Common Greenshank
Black-tailed Gull
Great Cormorant
Gray Heron
Great Egret
Intermediate Egret
Chinese Egret
Little Egret
Cattle Egret
Striated Heron
Black-faced Spoonbill
Common Kingfisher
Dollarbird
Eurasian Kestrel
Tiger Shrike
Bull-headed Shrike
Black-naped Oriole
Azure-winged Magpie
Oriental Magpie
Large-billed Crow
Barn Swallow
Varied Tit
Marsh Tit
Japanese Tit
Long-tailed Tit
Brown-eared Bulbul
Vinous-throated Parrotbill
Daurian Redstart
Gray Wagtail
Yellow-throated Bunting (guide only)
Eurasian Tree Sparrow

 

 

Lyn from Australia in August

Hwaseong lake & mudflat

Bird List

--------------------------------

Oriental Turtle-Dove
Eurasian Moorhen
Eurasian Coot
Eurasian Oystercatcher
Black-bellied Plover
Lesser Sand-Plover
Whimbrel
Far Eastern Curlew
Eurasian Curlew
Bar-tailed Godwit
Black-tailed Godwit
Ruddy Turnstone
Great Knot
Long-toed Stint
Red-necked Stint
Dunlin
Terek Sandpiper
Common Sandpiper
Common Greenshank
Saunders's Gull
Black-tailed Gull
Herring Gull
Great Cormorant
Gray Heron
Great Egret
Intermediate Egret
Chinese Egret
Little Egret
Cattle Egret
Black-faced Spoonbill
Common Kingfisher
Dollarbird
Great Spotted Woodpecker
Eurasian Kestrel
Eurasian Hobby
Oriental Magpie
Japanese Tit
Barn Swallow
Brown-eared Bulbul
Eurasian Tree Sparrow

 

 

Tim from UK in August

Ganghwa island / Hwaseong lake & mudflat

Species Name

Ganghwa island

Hwaseong Lake

25-Aug

29-Aug

Mandarin Duck

4

--

Eastern Spot-billed Duck

100

40

Ring-necked Pheasant

--

5

Little Grebe

2

2

Oriental Turtle-Dove

5

X

Indian Cuckoo

--

1

Eurasian Coot

--

100

Eurasian Oystercatcher

50

100

Black-bellied Plover

13

1,000

Pacific Golden-Plover

--

15

Lesser Sand-Plover

--

300

Whimbrel

50

300

Far Eastern Curlew

300

500

Eurasian Curlew

50

50

Bar-tailed Godwit

6

100

Black-tailed Godwit

--

50

Ruddy Turnstone

--

2

Great Knot

--

100

Red Knot

--

3

Sharp-tailed Sandpiper

--

30

Long-toed Stint

--

2

Red-necked Stint

--

50

Dunlin

1

500

Common Snipe

--

2

Terek Sandpiper

3

100

Common Sandpiper

1

1

Gray-tailed Tattler

--

30

Common Greenshank

30

350

Marsh Sandpiper

3

50

Wood Sandpiper

2

3

Saunders's Gull

--

25

Black-tailed Gull

X

500

Herring Gull

--

30

Great Cormorant

X

3

Gray Heron

X

2

Great Egret

X

100

Intermediate Egret

5

3

Chinese Egret

25

80

Little Egret

2

4

Cattle Egret

7

7

Striated Heron

1

1

Black-faced Spoonbill

150

95

Eurasian Sparrowhawk

--

1

Common Kingfisher

4

1

Black-capped Kingfisher

2

--

Dollarbird

2

2

Great Spotted Woodpecker

--

1

Eurasian Kestrel

2

4

Eurasian Hobby

--

1

Peregrine Falcon

--

1

Black-naped Oriole

--

4

Bull-headed Shrike

1

--

Brown Shrike

--

2

Eurasian Jay

--

2

Azure-winged Magpie

20

8

Oriental Magpie

X

X

Large-billed Crow

4

1

Varied Tit

1

--

Marsh Tit

3

--

Japanese Tit

2

2

Oriental Reed Warbler

1

--

Barn Swallow

X

1

Brown-eared Bulbul

3

3

Vinous-throated Parrotbill

30

7

Gray-streaked Flycatcher

1

--

Asian Brown Flycatcher

4

--

Daurian Redstart

1

--

Eurasian Tree Sparrow

X

X

Gray Wagtail

3

1

Eastern Yellow Wagtail

2

--

White Wagtail

2

1

Yellow-throated Bunting

3

--

 

 

Douglas from USA in September

Hwaseong lake & mudflat

 

Howard & DD from USA in September

Ganghwa island / Hwaseong lake & mudflat

 

 

Eric from USA in September

Hwaseong lake & mudflat

 

Teo from Singapore in September

Ganghwa island

 

Grant from USA in September

Hwaseong lake & mudflat

Intensive Winter Birding Trip in South Korea (7 day)

: The most attractive winter birding in East Asia

 

https://www.birdingkorea.com/entry/7day-Winter-Birding

 

Intensive Winter Birding Trip in South Korea (7 day)

Intensive Winter Birding Trip in South Korea (7 day) Seoul - Han Estuary - Cheorwon - Cheonsu Bay - Geum river - Han River Upstream - Seoul Birding site : Rice field, Mudflat, Wetland & Forest (DMZ..

www.birdingkorea.com

 

Intensive Winter Birding Trip in South Korea (7 day)

 

Seoul - Han Estuary - Cheorwon -  Cheonsu Bay - Geum river - Han River Upstream - Seoul

  • Birding site : Rice field, Mudflat, Wetland & Forest (DMZ area included)  
  • How far from Seoul : 30~250km
  • How to bird : driving & walking 
  • Main Target : Tundra Bean Goose, Swan Goose, Falcated Teal, Baikal Teal, Scaly-sided Merganser, Smew, Oriental Stork, Saunders's Gull, White-tailed Eagle, Steller's Sea Eagle, Cinereous Vulture, White-naped Crane, Hooded Crane, Red-crowned Crane, Eurasian Eagle Owl, Pygmy Woodpecker, Pallas's Rosefinch
  • Target Family : Geese, Ducks, Cranes, Raptors, Woodpeckers, Thrushes, Robins, Finches, Bunting, Crows
  • Good Season : November ~ mid-March

 

BOOK THIS TOUR

 

Targets in detail

  • Whooper Swan
  • Tundra Bean Goose
  • Taiga Bean Goose
  • Swan Goose
  • Mandarin Duck
  • Ruddy Shelduck
  • Common shelduck
  • Falcated Teal
  • Baikal Teal
  • Common Pochard
  • Smew
  • Scaly-sided Merganser
  • Oriental Stork
  • Eurasian Spoonbill
  • Mew Gull
  • Black-tailed Gull
  • Slaty-backed Gull
  • Saunders's Gull
  • White-tailed Eagle
  • Steller's Sea Eagle
  • Eastern Marsh Harrier
  • Hen Harrier
  • Eurasian Sparrowhawk
  • Upland Buzzard
  • Eastern Buzzard
  • Cinereous Vulture
  • Merlin
  • Ring-necked Pheasant
  • White-naped Crane
  • Hooded Crane
  • Red-crowned Crane
  • Common Crane
  • Eurasian Eagle Owl
  • Long-eared Owl
  • Japanese Pygmy Woodpecker
  • Whtie-backed Woodpecker
  • Eurasian Skylark
  • Bull-headed Shrike
  • Chinese Great Grey Shrike
  • Azure-winged Magpie
  • Daurian Jackdaw
  • Japanese Waxwing
  • Bohemian Waxwing
  • Coal Tit
  • Varied Tit
  • Marsh Tit
  • Brown-eared Bulbul
  • Vinous-throated Parrotbill
  • Japanese White-eye
  • Siberian Accentor
  • Japanese Wagtail
  • Grey-capped Greenfinch
  • Long-tailed Rosefinch
  • Pallas's Rosefinch
  • Yellow-billed Grosbeak
  • Japanese Grosbeak
  • Daurian Redstart
  • Dusky Thrush
  • Naumman's Thrush
  • Meadow Bunting
  • Yellow-throated Bunting
  • Rustic Bunting
  • Grey Bunting
  • Pallas's Reed Bunting
  • Common Reed Bunting

 

Outline 

  • This trip is designed to focus on the most favorate winter birds. This trip will cover the most of the famous wintering habitats in Midwest of South Korea.
  • This Trip starts and ends in Seoul.
  • An experienced leader will guide you through all the schedules.

 

Day 1

Seoul - Arrival and Welcoming

 

Day 2 

Han Estuary & Imjin River - The vast agricultural land around Han Estuary is an ideal location for the birds to rest or get food. Also, the area downstream of Han Estuary is a military protective sector, which prohibits civilian access. As a result, the natural environment is preserved well. You will meet the most beautiful crane site in Korea. 

 

Day 3

Cheorwon Cheorwon is famous for being the best crane-watching site in East Asia. Cheorwon is very close to the DMZ, so a local guide will help us to get into Civilian Control Area and core points. If we are lucky, we can see more than 5 different crane species. It's one of the biggest wintering habitat for Cinereous Vultures.

 

Day 4

Seosan Cheonsu Bay Cheonsu-Bay is the most attractive birdwatching site for wintering birds. It's located on the west coast of Chungcheong province. The biggest rice fields are filled with hundreds of thousands of geese and ducks. Oriental Stork, Eurasian Spoonbill and many kinds of raptors can also be found here.

 

Day 5

Geum River Estuary - One of the top 5 birding sites in Korea. We will focus on Baikal teals in this area. They form huge groups in Korea in winter-over 500,000 at times. If we are lucky, we can see one of the greatest spectacles in the avian world. 

 

Day 6

Han river Upstream The upper area of the Han River is one of the most popular places for Steller's sea eagle, Scaly-sided merganser and Whooper swan in Korea. Though this place is close to Seoul, it's really amazing to be able to see many kinds of common winter birds.

Day 7

Seoul - Leaving and Farewell

 

Included in the cost :  Accommodation(6 nights, twin room or Korean-style floor-heating room), all meals including picnic lunches during trip, 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

 

  • When you submit your booking request, we will give you a notice about a deposit to fix the schedule.
  • If you have any questions, please e-mail us at birding.kr@gmail.com. 

  • If you are travelling alone, we can help you find other birders if you like. When you book, please tell us the dates you prefer.

  • If you would like a longer tour to see more birding hot spots, you can add locations in the south parts of the peninsula like Nakdong estuary, Junam reservior, Dongnim reservoir and Jeju island. 

  • If you would like a shorter tour to fit your schedule, you can ask us. 

 

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