Tag Archives: Mongolian Lark

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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Wild Duck Lake, 9 October 2011

I visited Wild Duck Lake on Sunday with Peter Cawley.  The weather was far from ideal and we endured thick fog, with visibility down to around 20-25 metres, for the first few hours.  The fog gradually dispersed from around 1000am … Continue reading

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Guest Post 3: Brian Jones – The Magic of Yeyahu NR and Ma Chang (Wild Duck Lake)

The third in the series of guest posts on Birding Beijing is from Brian Jones. Brian was kind enough to take me on my first visit to Wild Duck Lake (covering the areas of Ma Chang and Yeyahu Nature Reserve) … Continue reading

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Wild Goose Chase

This week, Birding Beijing is brought to you by the letter “M” and the number “2”. “M” because there was a distinctly Mongolian feel to Saturday’s birding, and “2” because I saw two new birds! Spike and I visited Wild … Continue reading

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