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The Tidal Flats of the Yellow Sea within the East Asia Pacific Flyway of Coastal Birds
The Tidal Flats of the Yellow Sea within the East Asia Pacific Flyway of Coastal Birds
The tidal flats of the Yellow Sea, mainly belonging to Korea and China, are of high international importance as "refueling" site for migratory coastal birds flying between New Zealand / Australia and Northern Siberia / Alaska on the East Asia Flyway. The birds feed on the tidal flats and stockpile the energy needed to fly great distan ...
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  • Saemangeum Barrage and Seawall, Changing the Former Marine Habitats, South Korea
  • "Graveyard" of fish after the embankment of Saemangeum, South Korea
  • Traditional Shellfish Harvesting on the Former Tidal Flats of Seamangeum, South Korea
  • Traditional Shellfish Harvesting, Former Tidal Flats of Seamangeum, South Korea
  • Great Knots (Calidris tenuirostris) feeding on the former Saemangeum flats, South Korea
  • Great Knots (Calidris tenuirostris) feeding on the former Saemangeum flats, South Korea
  • Great Knots (Calidris tenuirostris) feeding on the former Saemangeum flats, South Korea
  • Bar-tailed Godwits (Limosa lapponica) and other shorebirds, former Saemangeum flats, South Korea
  • Bar-tailed Godwits (Limosa lapponica), former Saemangeum flats, South Korea
  • Bar-tailed Godwits (Limosa lapponica), former Saemangeum flats, South Korea
  • Great Knots (Calidris tenuirostris) feeding on the former Saemangeum flats, South Korea
  • Coastal Wetland Restoration Area South of Saemangeum, South Korea
  • Coastal Wetland Restoration Area South of Saemangeum, South Korea
  • Coastal Wetland Restoration Area South of Saemangeum, South Korea
  • Coastal Wetland Restoration Area South of Saemangeum, South Korea
  • Coastal Wetland Restoration Area South of Saemangeum, South Korea
  • Baikal Teal (Anas formosa), lifting up from roosting area for night feeding on rice fields,  South Korea
  • Baikal Teal (Anas formosa), lifting up from roosting area for night feeding on rice fields,  South Korea
  • Baikal Teal (Anas formosa), lifting up from roosting area for night feeding on rice fields,  South Korea
  • Baikal Teal (Anas formosa), carpet of several ten thousands at day roost,  South Korea
  • Tidal flats, South Korea West Coast
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