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More from Shidu

A few more images from recent winter birding trips to Shidu, Beijing.    

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Water Pipits

On recent trips to the Olympic Forest Park and Shidu, I encountered wintering Water Pipits, described by my companions as the epitome of LBJs (little brown jobs)!  There are several races of Water Pipit and, in the Beijing area in … Continue reading

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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

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Shidu

With the Chinese New Year celebrations still ringing in our ears (the year of the Dragon was greeted with deafening fireworks!), we set off to explore an area known as Shidu in Fangshan County, south-west of Beijing.  This area of … Continue reading

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