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- Shorebirding at Nanpu, 13-15 August 2014
- An Educational Sandplover
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- Juvenile BAER’S POCHARD?
- PACIFIC SWIFTS breeding in Beijing!
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- Manchurian Bush Warbler at Lingshan
- Streaked Reed Warbler in Beijing!
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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
It’s been a strange winter so far.. not so cold and no snow to speak of. It’s been the same up north in Liaoning Province. No Waxwings at all (contrasting strongly with last winter’s invasion of both Bohemian and Japanese … Continue reading
Apologies to those of you expecting a post about the 80s pop sensation led by Marti Pello (whatever happened to him?). Anyway, yesterday afternoon, in the midst of some of the worst smog, I mean mist (you don’t get smog … Continue reading
A brisk 2 hours at Yuanmingyuan Park (the Old Summer Palace) this morning in beautiful but cold weather produced a single Dusky Thrush, 5 Naumann’s Thrushes, 1 intergrade Dusky/Naumann’s, a Eurasian Sparrowhawk, a single Common Kingfisher, one Grey-headed Woodpecker, 8 … Continue reading