The crested ibis is listed as South Korea's National Monument number 198, but was last seen in the wild in 1979 in the Demilitarized Zone dividing the peninsula.
The North Korean statements implied that Saturday's weapons launch counters joint military drills conducted by the US and S Korea.
South Korea's military initially said the North had fired "short-range missiles" but within an hour was describing them as "projectiles".
Son's transformation from Korean hopeful to European star was catalysed by the youth academy at Hamburg SV
If it's confirmed that the North fired banned ballistic missiles, it would be the first such launch since the North's November 2017 test of an intercontinental ballistic missile.
Parents whose babies are born in December often worry about their kids falling behind other children born earlier in the same year, though worries gradually disappear as their children age.
After the opening ceremony, the first 120 tourists crossed the border. Chinese tourism to the North has picked up as relations between the countries have improved in recent years.
Trump and Kim held their first landmark summit in Singapore last June, where the North Korean leader signed a vaguely-worded deal on the "denuclearisation of the Korean peninsula.
The carriers say 5G-enabled smartphones are capable of downloading data 20 times faster than existing 4G devices, which in theory would enable users to download movie files almost instantly.
South Korean President Moon Jae-in, who facilitated US-North Korean talks last year, is to travel to Washington next week to discuss nuclear diplomacy with Trump.
The superfast communications heralded by fifth-generation wireless technology will ultimately underpin everything from toasters to telephones; from electric cars to power grids.
Seoul's foreign ministry said a South Korean ship and three others had been detained in the country, suspected of undermining the economic measures against the North.
The five-time winners India won their second penalty corner early in the second quarter but the flick was saved by the Korean goalkeeper.
Police said that the couples were filmed via small cameras fitted in hairdryer holders, wall sockets and digital TV boxes in 42 rooms in 30 motels.
Thousands of women protested in Seoul last year on several occasions against spycam and revenge porn videos, as part of the country's ongoing #MeToo movement.