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Two-barred Crossbill

The Spring keeps getting better.  A few days ago I got wind of a pair of Two-barred Crossbills in Jingshan Park (immediately north of the Forbidden City).  After a bit of investigating I was able to get directions and, on … Continue reading

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Jingshan Park

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

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