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The journey of the AMUR FALCON is one of the most remarkable in the avian world, migrating from the Amur region in NE China and SE Russia across China, India and, eventually, to East Africa. An incredible journey fuelled by … Continue reading
The AMUR FALCON (Falco amurensis, 阿穆尔隼) performs one of the most amazing migrations of any bird of prey. Breeding in the Amur region (southeastern Russia and northeastern China) and wintering in southern Africa, this species is a great traveller. But how … Continue reading
In the sweltering heat (it’s hit 39 degrees C this week), I visited Wild Duck Lake on Saturday. I was hoping for some bitterns (There has been a Cinnamon Bittern in the Olympic Forest Park for the last week or … Continue reading
I visited Wild Duck Lake on Sunday with Peter Cawley. The weather was far from ideal and we endured thick fog, with visibility down to around 20-25 metres, for the first few hours. The fog gradually dispersed from around 1000am … Continue reading
With summer upon us, Beijing is now hot and humid. As well as the heat, July and August are also the months that see the highest rainfall in the capital, mostly from the frequent spectacular thunderstorms. Air conditioning units are … Continue reading
Another quiet day. The showers didn’t materialise and the wind persisted in being a moderate to strong South-South-Easterly. After taxi driver number 3 dropped us at the point, we enjoyed a trickle of early migration involving at least 9 Black-naped … Continue reading