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Just a short post to wish everyone a Merry Christmas and a bird-filled 2012. Here is a photo of a Japanese Waxwing taken during last winter’s ‘invasion’ of Beijing by these wonderful birds. This image is one of my favourites. … Continue reading
Just north of the Forbidden City lies a very popular park with an artificial hill (sometimes known as Coal Hill). The hill was constructed in the Ming Dynasty entirely from soil excavated in forming the moats of the Imperial Palace … Continue reading
After a tip-off from Jesper about some Japanese Waxwings in the Summer Palace, I spent a couple of hours there on Saturday afternoon. Eventually, after dodging the crowds to get to the north-west corner of the park, I discovered a … Continue reading
An early morning return to Ritan Park to check out the waxwings proved worthwhile with the sighting of a single Japanese Waxwing among at least 35 Bohemians. Unfortunately, my camera lens is temporarily out of order due to losing the … Continue reading