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- SWINHOE’S RAIL at the Temple of Heaven!
- STOP PRESS: Spoon-billed Sandpiper in Beijing!
- GREAT WHITE PELICAN at Miyun – the 3rd record for the capital
- Eastern and Western Water Rails
- “Shaheen” Peregrine in Beijing?
- GREY PHALAROPE in Beijing!
- Chinese Grey Shrike
- Siberian Rubythroat
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That’s the title of the most recent podcast from Sinica, in which I had the pleasure of participating alongside Jon Kaiman, writer for The Guardian, and host Jeremy Goldkorn. You can listen to the podcast – an enjoyable conversation about … Continue reading
On Friday 22 November, I spent the day at Miyun Reservoir with visiting Marie Louise Ng from Hong Kong. It was a stunningly beautiful day – cold early on but spectacularly clear and with almost no wind. It was one … Continue reading
How would you like 2 COMMON REDPOLLS for a pound? Or maybe you’d prefer a SIBERIAN ACCENTOR for 3 pounds? They are pretty, after all… Actually, you look quite rich… maybe you fancy a MONGOLIAN LARK for 15 pounds? I … Continue reading
Continuing the theme of birds in city centre locations (see the previous post on my ‘garden’), this blog post is about a recent survey of the UK Ambassador’s garden. In May this year the UK Ambassador invited me to survey … Continue reading
I call it my garden but, as you can see from the photo below taken from our apartment on the 17th floor, it’s more of a communal green space. Nevertheless, until the relatively recent arrival of Jennifer Leung, I am … Continue reading
On Saturday 24 August I visited Yeyahu NR with visiting Professor Steven Marsh. I collected Steve from his hotel at 0530 on a beautiful clear, sunny morning and, after a pretty clear run over the mountains past Badaling, we were … Continue reading
This week Birding Beijing has been published in two major Chinese media outlets – The China Daily and The Global Times. In the second of an excellent new 8-part video series about Wild Beijing, Terry gives an interview on the … Continue reading
After a tip-off, Paul Holt, Alice Carfrae and I spent yesterday evening looking for an owl… not just any owl but a Northern Boobook (formerly known as Brown Hawk Owl but now ‘split’ into a species in its own right). … Continue reading