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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 


 

 


Core Winter Birding Trip for Far East Asian Endemics (12 day winter birding tour)


Seoul - Han river - Cheorwon -  East Coast - Seosan - Geum river - Suncheon Bay -Ganghwa Island - Seoul



Birding site : Mudflat, Rice filed, Wetland, Coast & Forest  

How far from Seoul : 30~450km

How to bird : driving & walking 

Main Target : Tundra Bean Goose, Falcated Teal, Baikal Teal, Harlequin Duck, Scaly-sided Merganser, Oriental Stork, Temminck's Cormorant, Saunders's Gull, Ancient Murrelet, White-tailed Eagle, Steller's Sea Eagle, Cinereous Vulture, White-naped Crane, Hooded Crane, Red-crowned Crane, Pygmy Woodpecker, Pallas's Rosefinch

Target Family : Geese, Ducks, Cranes, Raptors, Woodpeckers, Thrushes, Robins, Finches, Bunting, Crows

Good Season : November ~ mid-March

* This Trip is designed for 12 day, but you can ask us to extend or reduce.


Targets in detail

  • Swan Goose
  • Greater White-fronted Goose
  • Taiga Bean-Goose
  • Tundra Bean-Goose
  • Taiga/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
  • Black Scoter
  • Common Goldeneye
  • Smew
  • Common Merganser
  • Red-breasted Merganser
  • Scaly-sided Merganser
  • Ring-necked Pheasant
  • Horned Grebe
  • Red-necked Grebe
  • Little Grebe
  • Great Crested Grebe
  • Eared Grebe
  • Oriental Turtle-Dove
  • Eurasian Coot
  • Sandhill Crane
  • White-naped Crane
  • Common Crane
  • Hooded Crane
  • Red-crowned Crane
  • Eurasian Curlew
  • Northern Lapwing
  • Sanderling
  • Common Snipe
  • Common Sandpiper
  • Green Sandpiper
  • Common Murre
  • Spectacled Guillemot
  • Ancient Murrelet
  • Mew Gull
  • Saunders's Gull
  • Black-headed Gull
  • Black-tailed Gull
  • Herring Gull
  • Slaty-backed Gull
  • Glaucous Gull
  • Red-throated Loon
  • Arctic Loon
  • Arctic/Pacific Loon
  • Pelagic Cormorant
  • Great Cormorant
  • Gray Heron
  • Great Egret
  • Little Egret
  • Oriental Stork
  • Eurasian Spoonbill
  • Cinereous Vulture
  • Hen Harrier
  • Northern Goshawk
  • White-tailed Eagle
  • Steller's Sea-Eagle
  • Eastern Buzzard
  • Upland Buzzard
  • Eurasian Eagle-Owl
  • Long-eared Owl
  • Gray-capped Woodpecker
  • Pygmy Woodpecker
  • White-backed Woodpecker
  • Great Spotted Woodpecker
  • Gray-headed Woodpecker
  • Eurasian Kestrel
  • Bull-headed Shrike
  • Chinese Great Grey Shrike
  • Eurasian Jay
  • Azure-winged Magpie
  • Oriental Magpie
  • Rook
  • Daurian Jackdaw
  • Carrion Crow
  • Large-billed Crow
  • Bohemian Waxwing
  • Coal Tit
  • Varied Tit
  • Marsh Tit
  • Great Tit
  • Chinese Penduline-Tit
  • Eurasian Skylark
  • Brown-eared Bulbul
  • Long-tailed Tit
  • Vinous-throated Parrotbill
  • Japanese White-eye
  • Goldcrest
  • Eurasian Wren
  • Brown Dipper
  • White-cheeked Starling
  • Eurasian Nuthatch
  • Naumann's Thrush
  • Dusky Thrush
  • Daurian Redstart
  • Siberian Accentor
  • Blue Rock-Thrush
  • Eurasian Tree Sparrow
  • Japanese Wagtail
  • White Wagtail
  • Brambling
  • Hawfinch
  • Yellow-billed Grosbeak
  • Long-tailed Rosefinch
  • Oriental Greenfinch
  • Yellow-throated Bunting
  • Pallas's Bunting
  • Reed Bunting
  • Rustic Bunting


Outline 

  • This trip is designed to focus on Far East Asia Endemics in winter. 

  • This Trip starts and ends in Seoul.

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

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

  • The schedule can be reduced or increased under the agreement.

Day 1 Seoul - Arrival and Welcoming


Day 2

Han river - 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 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

Cheorwon - We can see cranes and geese waking up together in a calm lake.


Day 5

East Coast(northern area) - The east coast becomes special in winter. Lagoons and Coast lines are crowded with many wintering birds, making for beautiful scenery. The environment is quite different from the west coast, so the birds are different. We can see many kinds of raptors, gulls, scoters, ducks, swans and murrelets. 

Day 6

East Coast(southern area) - We will explore habitats in a more southern(or northern) area of the east coast and try to pick up any birds we might  have missed on Day 4.


Day 7

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 8

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 9 

Suncheon BaySuncheon Bay is famous for well-preserved mudflat ecosystem. It is the largest wintering location of Hooded Cranes in Korea. More than 3000 of them were recorded in late last winter.


Day 10

Upo Wetland Upo Wetland is the largest natural wetland in Korea, and is a famous winter habitat for migrating birds where you can enjoy beautiful scenery. Crested Ibis was restored in Upo and released in spring 2019.


Day 11

Ganghwa Island - Gangwha Island is one of the most attractive birdwatching sites in west coast of Seoul. We can see many kinds of wintering birds including thousands of Bean Geese and special small group of Red-crowned Cranes in the wetland.

 

Day 12 Seoul - Leaving and Farewell


Included in the cost :  Accommodation(twin room or Korean-style floor-heating room), 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


  • 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. 


Spoonie Trip in Autumn

: Spoon-billed Sandpiper tour (Seoul-Gunsan-Seoul)




Birding site : Yubu island

How far from Seoul : 250km

How to bird : driving & walking 

Main Target : Spoon-billed Sandpiper, Black-faced Spoonbill, Chinese Egret

Target Family : Shorebirds, Spoonbills, Egrets

Good Season : September ~ early October

Recommended tour day : 2 days 

Minimum tour day : 1 days

* This Trip is designed for 10 day, but you can ask us to extend or reduce.


Targets :

  • Black-faced Spoonbill
  • Chinese Egret
  • Peregrine Falcon
  • Eurasian Oystercatcher
  • Grey Plover
  • Kentish Plover
  • Greater Sand Plover
  • Lesser Sand Plover
  • Black-tailed Godwit
  • Bar-tailed Godwit
  • Eurasian Curlew
  • Eastern Curlew
  • Common Redshank
  • Common Greenshank
  • Nordmann's Greenshank
  • Terek Sandpiper
  • Ruddy Turnstone
  • Great Knot
  • Sanderling
  • Red-necked Stint
  • Dunlin
  • Spoon-billed Sandpiper
  • Broad-billed Sandpiper
  • Black-tailed Gull
  • Vega Gull
  • Saunders's Gull
  • Blue Rock Thrush


Outline 

  • Yubu island the most famous site for Spoonie in East Asia.

  • This trip is designed to focus on Spoonies(Spoon-billed sandpiper) in Yubu island and enjoy birding around Geum Estuary in Gunsan, Jeonra province, one of greatest birding spot in Korea. 

  • Tide time and height is very important to meet spoonies, so the birding date must be discussed in advance.

  • This Trip starts and ends in Seoul.

  • This trip is designed to go birding for 1 or 2 days, 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. 


Birding in Gangwha Tidal Flat & Rice Field

Ganghwa island tour (Seoul-Ganghwa-Seoul)

Black-faced Spoonbills from spring to autumn and Red-crowned Cranes in winter




Birding site : Gangwha Tidal Flat & Rice Field
Google map link : Ganghwa
How far from Seoul : 1.5 hour driving 
How to bird : Driving & walking
Main Target : Black-faced Spoonbills from spring to autumn and Red-crowned Cranes in winter
Recommended tour day : 1 day

Minimum tour day : 0.5 day


Targets :

 Winter 

 Spring/Autumn

 Summer 

Ring-necked Pheasant

Tundra Bean Goose 

Greater White-fronted Goose 

Ruddy Shelduck

Northern Pintail 

Eurasian Teal 

Smew 

Little Grebe

Eurasian Spoonbill 

White-tailed Eagle 

Cinereous Vulture 

Common Buzzard 

Red-corwned Crane

Black-tailed Gull 

Vega Gull 

Black-headed Gull 

Great Spotted Woodpecker 

Bull-headed Shrike 

Carrion Crow 

Large-billed Crow 

Great Tit 

Varied Tit 

Marsh Tit 

Vinous-throated Parrotbill 

Dusky Thrush 

Daurian Redstart 

Black-backed Wagtail 

Brambling 

Siberian Accentor

Rustic Bunting 

Yellow-throated Bunting 

Pallas's Reed Bunting 

 Ring-necked Pheasant 

 Mandarin Duck 

 Black-faced Spoonbill 

 Chinese Pond Heron 

 Chinese egret

 Grey Plover

 Long-billed Plover

 Bar-tailed Godwit

 Far Eastern Curlew

 Common Greenshank

 Wood Sandpiper

 Terek Sandpiper

 Common Sandpiper

 Great Knot

 Long-toed Stint

 Sharp-tailed Sandpiper

 Pigmy Woodpecker 

 Great Spotted Woodpecker 

 Bull-headed Shrike 

 Brown Shrike 

 Azure-winged Magpie 

 Large-billed Crow 

 Great Tit 

 Varied Tit 

 Marsh Tit 

 Oriental Reed Warbler 

 Japanese Bush Warbler

 Vinous-throated Parrotbill 

 Grey-backed Thrush 

 Daurian Redstart 

 Yellow-rumped Flycatcher 

 Yellow Wagtail 

 Ring-necked Pheasant 

 Eastern Spot-billed Duck 

 Black-faced Spoonbill 

 Black-crowned Night Heron 

 Striated Heron 

 Chinese Pond Heron 

 Chinese egret

 Eastern Cattle Egret 

 Little Egret 

 Great Cormorant 

 Common Kestrel

 European Hobby

 Little Ringed Plover

 Far Eastern Curlew

 Green Sandpiper

 Common Sandpiper

 Oriental Dollarbird 

 Common Kingfisher 

 Pigmy Woodpecker 

 Grey-headed Woodpecker 

 Black-naped Oriole 

 Azure-winged Magpie 

 Large-billed Crow 

 Great Tit 

 Varied Tit 

 Barn Swallow 

 Red-rumped Swallow 

 Oriental Reed Warbler 

 Grey-backed Thrush 

 Daurian Redstart 

 Vinous-throated Parrotbill

 Eurasian Tree Sparrow 


Outline 

  • This trip is designed to focus on Black-faced Spoonbills from spring to autumn and Red-crowned Cranes in winter in Ganghwa island, Incheon, Korea.

  • Ganghwa island has the world top level tidal flat where various birds are living.

  • This Trip starts and ends in Seoul.

  • This trip is designed to go birding for 1 or 2 days, but this can be extended if you want.

  • Included in cost :  Lunch, bottled water, transportation, all park entrance fees, and services of local guides and leaders. 

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


BOOK THIS TOUR


After you submit booking request, please send you deposit to paypal account(birding.kr@gmail.com).


  • If you have any question, please e-mail us(birding.kr@gmail.com). 


DMZ tour + Birding tour in Han River Estuary

Seoul-Paju(Imjingak)-Seoul




Birding site :  Han river Estuary
Google map link : Paju
How far from Seoul : 40km from Seoul 
How to bird : Driving & walking
Main Target : Black-faced Spoonbills from spring to autumn and Red-crowned Cranes in winter
Recommended tour day : 1 day

Minimum tour day : 0.5 day


Targets :

 Winter 

 Spring/Autumn

 Summer 

Swan Goose 

Tundra Bean Goose 

Taiga Bean Goose 

Greater White-fronted Goose 

Northern Pintail 

Eurasian Teal 

Smew 

Eurasian Spoonbill 

White-tailed Eagle 

Cinereous Vulture 

Common Buzzard 

White-naped Crane 

Black-tailed Gull 

Glaucous-winged Gull 

Vega Gull 

Black-headed Gull 

Great Spotted Woodpecker 

Eurasian Eagle-Owl 

Bull-headed Shrike 

Rook 

Carrion Crow 

Large-billed Crow 

Great Tit 

Marsh Tit 

Vinous-throated Parrotbill 

Dusky Thrush 

Daurian Redstart 

Black-backed Wagtail 

Brambling 

Rustic Bunting 

Yellow-throated Bunting 

Pallas's Reed Bunting 


 Ring-necked Pheasant 

 Mandarin Duck 

 Black-faced Spoonbill 

 Chinese Pond Heron 

 Amur Falcon 

 Western Marsh Harrier 

 Grey Plover 

 Black-tailed Godwit 

 Whimbrel 

 Common Greenshank 

 Wood Sandpiper 

 Terek Sandpiper 

 Common Sandpiper 

 Eurasian Eagle-Owl 

 Pigmy Woodpecker 

 Great Spotted Woodpecker 

 Bull-headed Shrike 

 Brown Shrike 

 Azure-winged Magpie 

 Large-billed Crow 

 Great Tit 

 Varied Tit 

 Marsh Tit 

 Eurasian Skylark 

 Oriental Reed Warbler 

 Vinous-throated Parrotbill 

 Grey-backed Thrush 

 Daurian Redstart 

 Yellow-rumped Flycatcher 

 Yellow Wagtail 

 Buff-bellied Pipit 

 Black-faced Bunting 

 Ring-necked Pheasant 

 Eastern Spot-billed Duck 

 Black-faced Spoonbill 

 Black-crowned Night Heron 

 Striated Heron 

 Chinese Pond Heron 

 Eastern Cattle Egret 

 Great Egret 

 Little Egret 

 Great Cormorant 

 Common Kestrel 

 Common Greenshank 

 Common Sandpiper 

 Black-tailed Gull 

 Eurasian Eagle-Owl 

 Oriental Dollarbird 

 Common Kingfisher 

 Pigmy Woodpecker 

 Grey-headed Woodpecker 

 Black-naped Oriole 

 Azure-winged Magpie 

 Large-billed Crow 

 Great Tit 

 Barn Swallow 

 Red-rumped Swallow 

 Oriental Reed Warbler 

 Grey-backed Thrush 

 Daurian Redstart 

 Eurasian Tree Sparrow 


Outline 

  • This trip is designed to visit DMZ in the morning and do birding near DMZ(Han river estuary) in the afternoon.

  • Han River Estuary(Paju county) is one of excellent birding place throughout the year around Seoul.

  • This Trip starts and ends in Seoul.

  • This trip is designed to go birding for 1 or 2 days, but this can be extended if you want. 

  • Included in cost :  Lunch, bottled water, transportation, entrance fees, and services of local guides and leaders. 

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


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After you submit booking request, please send you deposit to paypal account(birding.kr@gmail.com).

  • If you have any question, please e-mail us(birding.kr@gmail.com). 


The most touching bird group dance in the world

Baikal teals Trip (Seoul-Gunsan-Seoul)



Baikal teals in youtube video 


Birding site : Geum Estuary
Google map link : Gunsan & Seocheon
How far from Seoul : 3 hour driving 
How to bird : driving 
Main Target : Baikal Teals
Good Season : Best between February and mid-March. Possible from November to middle of March.

Recommended tour day : 2 days 
Minimun tour day : 1 days


Targets :

  • Ring-necked Pheasant
  • Black-necked Grebe
  • Swan Goose
  • Whooper Swan
  • Tundra Bean Goose
  • Greater White-fronted Goose
  • Common Shelduck
  • Baikal Teal
  • Eastern Spot-billed Duck
  • Eurasian Teal
  • Common Pochard
  • Tufted Duck
  • Eurasian Spoonbill
  • Eurasian Oystercatcher
  • Northern Lapwing
  • Eurasian Curlew

  • Slaty-backed Gull
  • Saunders's Gull
  • Peregrine Falcon
  • White-tailed Eagle
  • Northern Harrier
  • Eurasian Sparrowhawk
  • Northern Goshawk
  • Eastern Buzzard
  • Upland Buzzard
  • Hooded Crane
  • Bull-headed Shrike
  • Azure-winged Magpie
  • Varied Tit
  • Vinous-throated Parrotbill
  • Meadow Bunting
  • Yellow-throated Bunting
  • Pallas's Reed Bunting
  • Common Reed Bunting
  • Snow Goose (day 2)
  • Falcated Teal (day 2)
  • Smew (day 2)

  • Northern Lapwing (day 2)

  • Oriental Stork (day 2)

  • Hooded Crane (day 2)

  • Cinereous Vulture (day 2)


Outline 

  • Geum Estuary(Gunsan) is the most famous Baikal teal's wintering site in the world.

  • This trip is designed to focus on Baikal teal around Geum Estuary in Gunsan, Jeonra province. 

  • It is only possible to travel for two days in case of that Baikal teals move to south coast area in the coldest winter. The guide will give you a notice before finalizing the schedule.

  • This Trip starts and ends in Seoul.

  • This trip is designed to go birding for 1 or 2 days, but this can be extended if you want.

  • Included in the cost :  Accommodation(twin room or Korean-style floor-heating room), 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.


Day 1

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 2 (in case of extension)

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.


BOOK THIS TOUR


After you submit booking request, please send you deposit to paypal account(birding.kr@gmail.com).


  • If you have any question, please e-mail us(birding.kr@gmail.com). 


The most fantastic winter birding in East Asia 

: Crane Trip in Cheorwon (Seoul-Cheorwon-Seoul)




Birding site : cheorwon Plain
Google map link : Cheorwon 
How far from Seoul : 2 hour driving 
How to bird : driving & walking 
Main Target : White-naped Crane, Red-crowned Crane, Cinereous Vulture

Good Season : November ~ mid-March

Recommended tour day : 2 days 
Minimum tour day : 1 days


Targets :

  • Swan Goose
  • Greater White-fronted Goose
  • Taiga Bean-Goose
  • Tundra Bean-Goose
  • Whooper Swan
  • Mandarin Duck
  • Baikal Teal
  • Eastern Spot-billed Duck
  • Mallard
  • Northern Pintail
  • Common Pochard
  • Common Goldeneye
  • Smew
  • Common Merganser
  • Ring-necked Pheasant
  • White-naped Crane
  • Common Crane
  • Hooded Crane
  • Red-crowned Crane
  • Green Sandpiper
  • Herring Gull
  • Cinereous Vulture
  • White-tailed Eagle
  • Northern Harrier
  • Eurasian Sparrowhawk
  • Northern Goshawk
  • Eastern Buzzard
  • Upland Buzzard
  • Eurasian Eagle-Owl
  • Pygmy Woodpecker
  • Great Spotted Woodpecker
  • Gray-headed Woodpecker
  • Eurasian Kestrel
  • Peregrine Falcon
  • Bull-headed Shrike
  • Chinese Great Grey Shrike
  • Oriental Magpie
  • Carrion Crow
  • Large-billed Crow
  • Azure-winged Magpie
  • Rook
  • Daurian Jackdaw
  • Varied Tit
  • Marsh Tit
  • Japanese Tit
  • Eurasian Skylark
  • Brown-eared Bulbul
  • Long-tailed Tit
  • Vinous-throated Parrotbill
  • Daurian Redstart
  • Japanese Wagtail
  • White Wagtail
  • Brambling
  • Hawfinch
  • Oriental Greenfinch
  • Long-tailed Rosefinch
  • Pallas's Rosefinch
  • Yellow-billed Grosbeak
  • Meadow Bunting
  • Yellow-throated Bunting
  • Pallas's Reed Bunting
  • Common Reed Bunting
  • Rustic Bunting

Outline 

  • Cherowon is the most famous wintering site for cranes in East Asia.

  • This trip is designed to focus on cranes near DMZ area for 2 days. If you want, we can do it in a day. But a 2-day trip is highly recommended.

  • This Trip starts and ends in Seoul.

  • This trip is designed to go birding for 1 or 2 days, but this can be extended if you want.

  • Included in the cost :  Accommodation(twin room or Korean-style floor-heating room), 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.


Day 1

Paju & Yeoncheon - Imjin river in Paju and Yeoncheon county is the closet cranes wintering habitat. The scenery is very beautiful. Except cranes, you can enjoy really big flock of geese and ducks. Additional raptors are bonus.


Day 2

Cheorwon Cheorwon is the most 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.We can see cranes and geese waking up together in a calm lake. 


BOOK THIS TOUR


After you submit 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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