Birding Beijing on Prime Time TV!

Last September I spent a day filming at Yeyahu Nature Reserve with a TV crew from Phoenix TV, a Hong Kong-based TV channel with over 300 million viewers in China.  The result of the day was a 5-minute programme about birdwatching in Beijing that was broadcast at 7.55pm on 1 and 2 January.  You can see the programme by clicking this link.

Can you identify the species of raptor towards the end?

It was great fun to do and I want to send a big thank you to Phoenix TV for giving me the opportunity to promote birdwatching in China.  And Swarovski, that free advertising must be worth a new pair of binoculars and a ‘scope…?? ;)

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About Terry Townshend

I am a British birder living and birding in Beijing from August 2010 until 2015. Through this blog I hope I can convey a sense of what it is like to live in this thriving, confident and contrasting city and the birdlife that can be found in its environs. I hope you enjoy reading it as much as I enjoy writing it! Terry Townshend, Beijing September 2010
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4 Responses to Birding Beijing on Prime Time TV!

  1. Chris says:

    Okay I’ll put my neck out and say Marsh Harrier – great programme! Good to get the word out!

  2. digdeep1962 says:

    That’s a Black(-eared) Kite I reckon. Can I have a free pair of bins and a scope as well?!

  3. Spot on Dave, as usual! If Swarovski give me a new pair of bins and a scope, you can have my old ones.. deal? :)

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