Tag Archives: Brown Shrike

Illegal Mist Nets in China

Sadly, it is still relatively common to find illegal mist nets in China.  Most appear to be erected by poor people who will likely either eat the birds caught or sell them as cagebirds, if they are popular species.  For … Continue reading

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A Surfeit of Sibes

Dandong wasn’t just a wader bonanza (17 Nordmann’s Greenshanks roosting with 2 Asian Dowitchers was really something!) but also a celebration of Siberian migrants.  We encountered Siberian Rubythroats and both Siberian Blue and Rufous-tailed Robins bobbing along the sea wall, … Continue reading

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Brown Shrike and Taiga Flycatcher – the video

A short video of the Brown Shrike and Taiga Flycatcher can be seen here. Did you spot the warbler in the background at the beginning of the flycatcher footage??

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