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The best spring birding trip in Korea

: 2021 Special Spring Island Trip in the Yellow Sea (4 Days in Socheong & Baekryeong

  • Venue: Socheong island ~ Baekryeong island
  • Date: April 26~29 2021
  • Number of attendees: 6~8 people
  • Participation fee: US$410 (450,000 won)
  • Departure point in Seoul: Samgakji station
  • Birdwatching level: middle

 

Schedule

Day

 Time

Activities

1st Day

 Morning

Incheon ferry terminal -> Socheong island (6:30 AM at Samgakji station)

 Afternoon

Westside of  Socheong island

2nd Day

 Morning

Eastside of  Socheong island

 Afternoon

Socheong island -> Baekryeong island

Eastside of Baekryeong island

3rd Day

 Morning

Westside of Baekryeong island

 Afternoon

Center and Southwest side of Baekryeong island

4th Day

 Morning

Southeast side of Baekryeong island

 Afternoon

Baekryeong island -> Incheon ferry terminal

 

Target Birds

  • Migratory Passerines
  • Raptors
  • Shorebirds
  • Spoonbills/Egrets

 

Register! Click below! (deadline: April 20)

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  • Included: Local guide, accommodation, transportation,
  • If you transfer fees within 24 hours after submitting the registration form, your application will be confirmed..
  • Account : Hana Bank 174-890024-90204 
  • PayPal :  birding.kr@gmail.com
  • Accommodation is divided into males and females, so 2-4 people share a room.
  • The itinerary may be canceled or changed depending on the weather and local conditions.
  • Travel may be canceled or postponed depending on the COVID-19 situation.
  • Access to and from the island is greatly affected by the weather. The weather may prevent you from entering or leaving the island on time. Please plan your trip with that in mind If additional accommodation is required, the actual cost will be added on site.
  • Please purchase travel insurance separately in advance.

 

 

 

Birding trip in the vast mudflat & rice filed in West Coast 
: Seoul - West Coast - Seoul

Birding site : 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 
Target Family : Shorebirds, ducks, flycatchers, warblers, finches, buntings 

Good Season : April ~ June

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

 

Targets :

Eastern Spot-billed Duck
Ring-necked Pheasant
Little Grebe
Oriental Turtle-Dove
Eurasian Coot
Eurasian Oystercatcher
Black-bellied Plover
Long-billed Plover
Little Ringed Plover
Lesser Sand-Plover
Kentish Plover
Little Ringed Plover
Whimbrel
Far Eastern Curlew
Eurasian Curlew
Bar-tailed Godwit
Sharp-tailed Sandpiper
Black-tailed Godwit
Ruddy Turnstone
Great Knot
Red-necked Stint
Dunlin
Terek Sandpiper
Common Sandpiper
Green Sandpiper
Gray-tailed Tattler
Common Greenshank
Wood Sandpiper
Saunders's Gull
Black-headed Gull
Black-tailed Gull
Little Tern
Intermediate Egret
Chinese Egret
Little Egret
Cattle Egret
Black-faced Spoonbill
Eurasian Sparrowhawk
Common Kingfisher
Eurasian Kestrel
Bull-headed Shrike
Azure-winged Magpie
Large-billed Crow
Japanese Bush Warbler
Vinous-throated Parrotbill
Daurian Redstart


Outline 

  • Vast mudflat and rice field are one of the best birding spot for shorebirds in spring 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.

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

 

Outline 

  • 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.

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. 


[Spring] Spring Birding Tours Overview

South Korea, April ~ June


 

Places

Main Targets

 

Remote island in Yellow Sea

(2~3 days)

 

Small island, but very intensive birding place.

 

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

Japanese Bush 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

Richard's Pipit

Pechora Pipit

Grey-capped Greenfinch

Tristram's Bunting

Chestnut-eared Bunting

Little Bunting

Yellow-browed Bunting

Yellow-breasted Bunting

Chestnut Bunting

 

National Arboretum 

& Nami island

(1 day)

 

We will try the healthy forest and birds.

Ring-necked Pheasant

Mandarin Duck

Eastern Spot-billed Duck

Striated Heron

Northern Goshawk

Common Cuckoo

Oriental Cuckoo

Oriental Dollarbird

Ruddy Kingfisher

Common Kingfisher

Pygmy Woodpecker

Grey-capped Woodpecker

White-backed Woodpecker

Great Spotted Woodpecker

Grey-headed Woodpecker

Black Woodpecker

Tiger Shrike

Bull-headed Shrike

Japanese Paradise Flycatcher

Coal Tit

Varied Tit

Marsh Tit

Red-rumped Swallow

Long-tailed Tit

Vinous-throated Parrotbill

Eurasian Wren

Eurasian Nuthatch

White's Thrush

Grey-backed Thrush

Asian Brown Flycatcher

Yellow-rumped Flycatcher

Blue-and-White Flycatcher

Grey-capped Greenfinch

Yellow-throated Bunting

Black-naped Oriole

 

Ganghwa island

(1 day)

 

The biggest Black-faced Spoonbill's breeding place

 

Ring-necked Pheasant

Black-faced Spoonbill

Eastern Cattle Egret

Intermediate Egret

Chinese Egret

Common Kestrel

Grey-faced Buzzard

Grey Plover

Long-billed Plover

Little Ringed Plover

Bar-tailed Godwit

Far Eastern Curlew

Wood Sandpiper

Terek Sandpiper

Great Knot

Long-toed Stint

Sharp-tailed Sandpiper

Black-tailed Gull

Indian Cuckoo

Oriental Dollarbird

Pygmy Woodpecker

Great Spotted Woodpecker

Grey-headed Woodpecker

Black-naped Oriole

Azure-winged Magpie

Large-billed Crow

Japanese Bush Warbler

Oriental Reed Warbler

Vinous-throated Parrotbill

White-cheeked Starling

Eastern Yellow Wagtail

Grey-backed Thrush

Meadow Bunting

 

Geum Estuary

(1 day)

 

The biggest Shorebirds habitat in Korea

 

Garganey

Eastern Spot-billed Duck

Northern Shoveller

Garganey

Eurasian Oystercatcher

Grey Plover

Little Ringed Plover

Lesser Sand Plover

Black-tailed Godwit

Bar-tailed Godwit

Sharp-tailed Sandpiper


Far Eastern Curlew

Common Redshank

Terek Sandpiper

Grey-tailed Tattler

Red-necked Stint

Sharp-tailed Sandpiper

Black-tailed Gull

Black-headed Gull

Saunders' Gull

Peregrine Falcon

 

Cheonsu Bay

(1 day)

 

Shorebirds in the coastline and birds in a huge rice field.

Red-breasted Merganser

Ring-necked Pheasant

Eastern Cattle Egret

Intermediate Egret

Chinese Egret

Temminck's Cormorant

Eurasian Oystercatcher

Black-winged Stilt

Great Knot

Red KnotKentish Plover

Little Ringed Plover

Far Eastern Curlew

Eurasian Curlew

Bar-tailed Godwit

Black-tailed Godwit

Ruddy Turnstone

Great Knot

Red Knot

Saunders's Gull

Black-headed Gull

Black-tailed Gull

Oriental Dollarbird

White-backed Woodpecker

Bull-headed Shrike

Eurasian Jay

Azure-winged Magpie

Varied Tit

Long-tailed Tit

Oriental Reed Warbler

Eastern Crowned Warbler

Asian Stubtail

Manchurian Bush Warbler

Zitting Cisticola

Vinous-throated Parrotbill

Siberian Stonechat

Pale Thrush

White-cheeked Starling

Yellow-throated Bunting

Little Bunting

 

Han Estuary

(1 day)

 

Untouched nature near DMZ

Ring-necked Pheasant

Mandarin Duck

Eastern Spot-billed Duck

Black-faced Spoonbill

Intermediate Egret

Spotted Redshank

Wood Sandpiper

Terek Sandpiper

Long-toed Stint

Black-tailed Gull

Indian Cuckoo

Oriental Cuckoo

Watercock

Eurasian Eagle-Owl

Oriental Dollarbird

White-backed Woodpecker

Great Spotted Woodpecker

Gray-headed Woodpecker

Brown Shrike

Black-naped Oriole

Azure-winged Magpie

Varied Tit

Marsh Tit

Oriental Reed Warbler

Vinous-throated Parrotbill

Blue-and-white Flycatcher

Daurian Redstart

Grey-backed Thrush

Yellow-rumped Flycatcher

Yellow-throated Bunting

Yellow Wagtail

Buff-bellied Pipit

 

Outline 

  • This trip will cover the most famous spring habitats in South Korea.

  • You may Choose 1~6 birding places you are interested in, then we will arrange in detail.

  • This Trip starts and ends in Seoul. We may pick up and drop you at the Incheon airport, if you want.

  • An experienced leader will guide you through all the schedules.

  • Included in the cost :  Accommodation(twin room or Korean-style floor-heating room, 2~3 star level in countryside), 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.

  • Please ask us. birding.kr@gmail.com 


 

 


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