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South Korea

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Pallas’s Rosefinch in South Korea: Photo by Woochan Kwon

Welcome to our guide to the birds of South Korea! This East Asian nation is known for its picturesque landscapes, including lush mountains, serene rice fields, dense forests, and stunning coastlines along the Yellow Sea and the Sea of Japan. These diverse habitats provide homes for a wide range of bird species, making South Korea a rewarding destination for birders. In this section, you’ll explore our curated guides that highlight the avian wonders of South Korea. From the melodic songs of the Varied Tit in the forests to the elegant flight of the Hooded Crane in the wetlands, South Korea’s birdlife offers a captivating glimpse into the country’s natural beauty. Whether you’re observing waterbirds along the tidal flats or exploring the bird-rich islands, we invite you to delve into our guides and immerse yourself in the enchanting world of South Korean birds.