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Miyun Reservoir, Sunday 15 April 2012

On Sunday, I visited Miyun Reservoir, north-east of Beijing city.  After a murky start, the weather just got better and better and the views of the mountains by mid-morning were spectacular.  The birding was pretty good, too. Highlights: – a … Continue reading

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Desert Wheatear

This morning I found what I believe is the 2nd Beijing record of Desert Wheatear.  It was the highlight on a special day that included 19 stunning Oriental Plovers, 12 Relict Gulls and a Mongolian Lark. Early April is a great … Continue reading

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Sun He

I checked out a ‘new’ site at the Sun River (Sun He) this morning for a couple of hours.  The walk, along the southern bank of the river, was pleasant by Beijing city standards and meandered past a disused golf … Continue reading

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