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Variation in Oriental Honey Buzzard

My visit to Laotieshan in Liaoning Province provided an excellent opportunity to get to grips with one of China’s most numerous raptors – the Oriental (Crested) Honey Buzzard.  We saw well over 1,500 of these birds during the first few … Continue reading

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Laotieshan update – Wednesday

Laotieshan continues to astound.  This morning between just 0530 and 0645 we recorded 1,257 Ashy Minivets and 3,000 Red-rumped Swallows..  not to mention good numbers of Olive-backed Pipits, Richard’s Pipits, Black-faced Buntings…  astonishing.  After the passerine migration began to slow, … Continue reading

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Laotieshan – first report

On Saturday I met up with Peter Cawley  - from my original local patch at Winterton in the UK – and flew across to Dalian for the onward journey to Laotieshan, the southern tip of the Dalian peninsula.  It is … Continue reading

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