Unmu-do
Unmu-do is an 80 ha island in the north-eastern Yellow Sea lying about 19 km off the western coast of North Korea. The site has been identified by BirdLife International as an Important Bir...
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Grey-faced Buzzard
The grey-faced buzzard (Butastur indicus) is an Asian bird of prey. It is typically between 41 and 46 cm in length, making it a medium-sized raptor. It breeds in East Russia, North China, Korea, ...
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Pale Thrush
The pale thrush (Turdus pallidus) is a passerine bird of eastern Asia belonging to the genus Turdus in the thrush family Turdidae. It is closely related to the eye-browed thrush and grey-backed thrush...
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White-naped Crane
The white-naped crane (Grus vipio) is a bird of the crane family. It is a large bird, 112–125 cm (44–49 in) long, approximately 130 cm (4 ft) tall and weighing about 5.6 kg (1...
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Panmun Field
Panmun Field is an 8000 ha wetland site in southern North Hwanghae Province of North Korea, close to the city of Kaesong and the border with South Korea. It contains mainly rice paddies. It has b...
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Taedong River estuary Important Bird Area
The Taedong River estuary Important Bird Area is an 11,500 ha site in southern South Pyongan Province of North Korea, where the Taedong River meets the Yellow Sea. It has been identified by BirdL...
Taedong River estuary Important Bird Area - Wikipedia
Ryonghung Gang estuary Important Bird Area
The Ryonghung Gang estuary Important Bird Area comprises the 10,000 ha estuary of the Ryonghung River where it flows into the Sea of Japan in South Hamgyong Province on the eastern coast of North...
Ryonghung Gang estuary Important Bird Area - Wikipedia
Baer's Pochard
Baer's pochard (Aythya baeri) is a diving duck found in eastern Asia. It breeds in southeast Russia and northeast China, migrating in winter to southern China, Vietnam, Japan, and India. The name comm...
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Baekdu Mountain
Paektu, Baekdu, or Changbai Mountain is an active volcano on the border between North Korea and China. At 2,744 m (9,003 ft), it is the highest mountain of the Changbai and Baekdudaegan rang...
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Unryul Kumsanpo
Unryul Kumsanpo is an 800 ha wetland wildlife reserve on the north-eastern shore of the Yellow Sea, on the west coast of North Korea in South Hwanghae Province south of the estuary of the Taedong...
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Ongjin Bay Important Bird Area
The Ongjin Bay Important Bird Area lies on the western coast of North Korea on the Yellow Sea, in Ongjin County, South Hwanghae. It comprises 3500 ha of wetlands, including rice paddies, and enc...
Ongjin Bay Important Bird Area - Wikipedia
Asian Brown Flycatcher
The Asian brown flycatcher (Muscicapa latirostris) is a small passerine bird in the flycatcher family Muscicapidae. This is an insectivorous species which breeds in Japan, eastern Siberia and the Hima...
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Northern Boobook
The northern boobook (Ninox japonica) is a species of bird in the true owl family. It was split from the brown hawk-owl (Ninox scutulata). It is found in eastern Russia (Ussuriland), North Korea, Sout...
Oriental Dollarbird
The dollarbird (Eurystomus orientalis), also known as the Oriental dollarbird or dollar roller, is a bird of the roller family, so named because of the distinctive blue coin-shaped spots on its wings....
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Rab-do and Muki-do Islands Important Bird Area
The Rab-do and Muki-do Islands Important Bird Area comprises a group of two small islands, with a collective area of 40 ha, in the north-eastern Yellow Sea, lying close to the western coast of No...
Rab-do and Muki-do Islands Important Bird Area - Wikipedia
Sogam-do, Daegam-do, Zung-do, Ae-do and Hyengzedo Islands Important Bird Area
The Sogam-do, Daegam-do, Zung-do, Ae-do and Hyengzedo Islands Important Bird Area comprises a group of small islands, with a collective area of 18 ha, in the north-eastern Yellow Sea, lying close...
Sogam-do, Daegam-do, Zung-do, Ae-do and Hyengzedo Islands Important Bird Area - Wikipedia
Crested Shelduck
The crested shelduck or Korean crested shelduck (Tadorna cristata) is a species of bird in the family Anatidae. It is critically endangered and may be extinct. The male crested shelduck has a greenish...
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Tiger Shrike
The tiger shrike or thick-billed shrike (Lanius tigrinus) is a small passerine bird which belongs to the genus Lanius in the shrike family, Laniidae. It is found in wooded habitats across eastern Asia...
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Meadow Bunting
The meadow bunting or Siberian meadow bunting (Emberiza cioides) is a passerine bird of eastern Asia which belongs to the genus Emberiza in the bunting family Emberizidae.
The meadow bunting is 1...
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List of birds of North Korea
This is a list of the bird species recorded in North Korea. The avifauna of North Korea include a total of 318 species, none of which are introduced, accidental or endemic. One species listed is extir...
Von Schrenck's Bittern
Von Schrenck's bittern (Ixobrychus eurhythmus), also known as Schrenck's bittern, is a small bittern. It breeds in China and Siberia from March to July, and Japan from May to August. It winters in Ind...
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Daurian Jackdaw
The Daurian jackdaw (Corvus dauuricus) is a bird in the Corvidae, or crow family. It is closely related to the western jackdaw. The name derives from the Dauria region of eastern Russia.
It is abo...
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Orangchon River estuary Important Bird Area
The Orangchon River estuary Important Bird Area comprises the 2500 ha estuary of the Orangchon River where it flows into the Sea of Japan in North Hamgyong Province on the north-eastern coast of ...
Orangchon River estuary Important Bird Area - Wikipedia