Different Websites, October 11-13|Birds Korea Blog Site

Bird information from Nial Moores (Birds Korea) as well as Marshall Iliff (eBird)

Matters as well as all varieties checklists are published/ will certainly be published on eBird.

On 11th, a very early beginning at Junam Tank discovered half-a-dozen Pheasant-tailed Jacana as well as a great spread of freshwater shorebirds as well as ducks, with emphasize a constantly remote Initial Calendar-year lady Baer’s Pochard ( CR) relating to a team of 2-3 crossbreed Baer’s x Ferruginous as well as one feasible Ferruginous Duck

Baer’s Pochard Aythya baeri 붉은가슴흰죽지 off duty with crossbreed kind Ferruginous x Baer’s Pochards © Nial Moores. Recognition of the Seriously Endangered Baer’s Pochard finest demands to be based upon a mix of pro-Baer’s functions, as well as the lack of any type of indicators of hybridisation– with crossbreeds most likely in between Baer’s as well as Ferruginous as well as Baer’s as well as Typical Pochard a lot more countless than “pure” Baer’s in Korea, as well as most likely in various other components of the variety as well For much more on crossbreeds see: http://www.birdskoreablog.org/?p=14726; http://www.birdskoreablog.org/?p=14922. Recognition of this private as a Baer’s was based upon big head, hefty, instead dark expense as well as even more “dragged out” body than e.g. Ferruginous; dark red stripes on the certainly paler flanks; comprehensive white to the back; as well as dark head. Recognition as a lady was based upon eye colour (dark), incorporated with a dark brownish head, revealing a tip of environment-friendly gloss on the neck, as well as a paler brownish spot on the traditions. Maturing as First-winter was based upon severe monotony, contrastingly darker crown as well as trip sights, when the bird revealed irregular browner bespeckling on the or else beaming white components of the underparts. Preliminary sights (leading 2 photos) recommended that the bird did not have adequate white on the foreflanks to be anything aside from a crossbreed. White on the foreflank ended up being significantly evident with much better light and also as the bird extended (as with sights of a man below 7 years previously to the day!). The summary from Madge as well as Burn’s

Wildfowl (1988 ), created prior to Ferruginous ended up being a prevalent reproduction varieties in eastern Asia, explains this bird well: “Grown-up lady: comparable to man, however entire quill is a little duller as well as much less rufous, with brownish head as well as neck as well as dark iris; light brownish oblong spot on traditions as well as typically some creamy colored bespeckling on throat. Sides of tummy much less thoroughly white than on man … Juvenile: Appears like women, however duller, with head as well as neck boring buffish brownish, contrasting a little with the darker crown as well as hindneck as well as red brownish bust; white of tummy permeated brown, however white on fore-flanks fairly comprehensive. Presumes grown-up quill throughout initial fall as well as winter months”. In the mid-day, amongst lots of highlights at the Hwaseong Wetlands (where we assembled for a hr with Hwaseong KFEM Supervisor as well as Birds Korea participant Jung Hanchul) were lots of Black-faced Spoonbill, bird’s-eye views of foraging Much Eastern (EN) as well as Eurasian Curlews (NT), as well as a grown-up Snow Goose which was available in to roost late at night, along with 30,000+ Greater White-fronteds as well as

Expanse Bean Geese Much Eastern Curlew

Numenius madagascariensis 알락꼬리마도요 © Nial Moores On 12th, the entire day was invested in Yubu Island, going out with the dropping early morning trend, as well as waiting (along with 25-30 other individuals) for the night high trend. Evident highlights consisted of 2 or 3 Spoon-billed Sandpiper (CR), possibly 3,000 Excellent Knot (EN) as well as 180+ Red Knot, 2,200+ Much Eastern Oystercatcher (NT), a solitary worldwide Endangered Nordmann’s Greenshank (MI just) as well as excellent consider a gorgeous spread of shorebirds, consisting of Mongolian Plovers (quickly to be referred to as Siberian Plover with the split of mongolus/

stegmanni from the recently-cointed Tibetan Plover– which is much more very closely pertaining to as well as structurally closer to Greater Sand Plover). Spoon-billed Sandpiper Calidris pygmaea 넓적부리도요, with
Kentish Plovers © Nial Moores. Excellent Knots
Calidris tenuirostris 붉은어깨도요 © Nial Moores Mongolian Plovers Charadrius mongolus 몽골왕눈물떼새 (also known as Siberian Plover

Charadrius mongolus 왕눈물떼새) © Nial Moores: a types most likely to be reflected on as worldwide At risk once split. Mongolian/ Siberian Plovers obviously have much shorter, stubbier expenses than Tibetans, shorter-looking legs, as well as darker brownish quill, with some darker bespeckling along the flanks obvious in (practically?) all people. On 13th, birds of passion in Gunsan city consisted of at the very least 4 Red-billed as well as one “various other” starling (either Chestnut-cheeked or Daurian), as well as in a relatively vast park an instead late Black-naped Oriole (NM just), as well as handful of both Chestnut as well as Tristram’s Buntings A fast quit en path to Seosan discovered a team of 9 Swan Goose in the Geum Tidewater, as well as at Seosan Lake A finest were 6

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Lesser White-fronted Geese seen, with at the very least one added bird listened to. Thus lots of various other varieties, the beautiful however worldwide At risk varieties is going through a very quick price of decrease consisting of in the eastern of the variety. Lesser White-fronted Goose

Anser erythropus(*) 흰이마기러기 © Nial Moores: component of a household of 5 (2 grownups as well as 3 “birds of the year”). Among the grownups (the bird in the leading picture as well as to the back of the lower photo) was incredibly safety as well as careful over the young, obtaining greater to watch on them, as well as attempting to look harmful (with neck outstretched as well as expense open) as a number of much larger as well as typically-unaware Greater White-fronts barged their method right into the Lesser’s feeding spot …(*)

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