“A Birders Guide to Beijing” includes information about the best sites, likely species encountered, tips on how to see the local specialities, travel directions etc. If you have any helpful tips, hints or sites you’d like to see included here, please let me know.
Below is a Google Map of some of the main birding sites in Beijing, each with a short descriptor. Detailed site guides include travel directions, likely species encountered in each season and, where possible, a full species list.
Want to know the best sites in Beijing for birding? Click on this link to find out how to get there, what you might see and some hints and tops about how to maximise your visit.
New to birding? Seen a bird you don’t recognise in the city? Birding Beijing has produced a downloadable PDF guide – available in English and Chinese – showing some of the species most commonly encountered in central Beijing’s parks and green spaces.
Want to know where to see Beijing Babbler or Pallas’s Rosefinch? Download this PDF guide on how to find the 10 most sought-after birds in Beijing.
NOTE: If you find illegal mist-nets in Beijing, please take photographs and note the location, then call the State Forestry Police on 010-84236301.