Tag Archives: John Gallagher

Scaly-sided Merganser

To celebrate the Queen’s Jubilee (God bless her), Libby and I visited Chang Bai Shan in Jilin Province with friends John and Sarah Gallagher.  Birders might know that Chang Bai Shan is one of the very few remaining breeding sites … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , | 19 Comments

Siberian Crane still at Miyun!

On Sunday I visited Miyun Reservoir with a few friends from the embassy, a language student and a Dutch birder visiting Beijing.  We enjoyed a good day and recorded 71 species.  The most significant record was the immature SIBERIAN CRANE … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 8 Comments

Wallcreeper

Just back from my second trip to Shidu.  Highlight has to be the Wallcreeper. Shidu looks made for Wallcreepers and I am sure there are more of these incredible gravity-defying birds along the gorge.  But this individual is a bit … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , | 3 Comments