Firethroat at Balang - see more pictures after list

 

Sites visited -

Longcanggou

Balang

Mengbi

Hongyuan

Ruoergai

Baxi

Juizhaigou

Pingwu

Tangjiahe

Yangxian area

Shangba River Forest Park Shaanxi

 

 

1. Snow Partridge  Lerwa lerwa
2. Chinese Bamboo-Partridge  Bambusicola thoracica
3. Tibetan Partridge  Perdix hodgsoniae
4. Tibetan Snowcock  Tetraogallus tibetanus
5. Blood Pheasant  Ithaginis cruentus
6. Koklass pheasant   Pucrasia macrolopha
7. Chestnut-throated Partridge  Tetraophasis obscures
8. Temminck's Tragopan   Tragopan temminckii – Balang, male
9. Chinese Monal Pheasant  Lophophorus lhuysii
10. White Eared-Pheasant  Crossoptilon crossoptilon
11. Blue Eared Pheasant  Crossoptilon auritum
12. Common Pheasant  Phasianus colchicus
13. Lady Amherst's Pheasant   Chrysolophus amherstiae – Longcanggou
14. Golden Pheasant  Chrysolophus pictus
15. Chinese Grouse  Tetrastes sewerzowi

16. Bar-headed Goose 
Anser indicus

17. Ruddy Shelduck  Tadorna ferruginea
18. Mallard  Anas platyrhynchos

19 Spot-billed Duck  Anas poecilorhyncha
20. Common Merganser  Mergus merganser

21. Speckled Piculet  Picumnus innominatus 
22. Great-spotted Woodpecker 
Dendrocopos major
23. Crimson-breasted Woodpecker  Dendrocopos cathpharius
24. Darjeeling Woodpecker  Dendrocopos darjellensis
25. Grey-headed Woodpecker  Picus canus – heard only

26. Three-toed Woodpecker  Picoides tridactylus - Baxi

27. Black Woodpecker  Dryocopus martius – heard only

 


28. Crested Kingfisher  
Megaceryle lugubris

29. Large Hawk-Cuckoo  Hierococcyx sparverioide
30. Eurasian Cuckoo  
Cuculus canorus

31. Indian Cuckoo  Cuculus micropterus

32. Oriental Cuckoo  Cuculus saturatus

33. Lesser Cuckoo  Cuculus poliocephalus

34. Asian drongo Cuckoo  Surniculus lugubris

35. Asian Koel  Eudynamys scolopacea

36. Salim Ali's Swift  Apus salimalii

37. White-throated Needletail  Hirundapus caudacutus

38. Pere David’s Owl  Strix davidi  – heard only

39. Little Owl  Athene noctua

40. Collared Owlet  Glaucidium brodiei- heard only

41. Asian Barred Owlet  Glaucidium cuculoides

42. Hill Pigeon  Columba rupestris

43. Speckled Wood Pigeon  Columba hodgsonii
44. Snow Pigeon   Columba leuconota
45. Oriental Turtle Dove  Streptopelia orientalis
46. Spotted Dove  Streptopelia chinensis

47. Red-collared Dove  Streptopelia tranquebaric

48. Collared Dove  Streptopelia tranquebaric

 

 

49. White-breasted Waterhen  Amaurornis phoenicurus

50. Black-necked Crane  Grus nigricollis

 

51. Crested Ibis  Nipponia Nippon - Yangxian

52. Wood Snipe  
Gallinago nemoricola – flushed Balang
53. Green Sandpiper Tringa ochropus
54. Common Sandpiper Actitis hypoleucos
55. Temminck’s Stint 
Calidris temminckii

56. Brown-headed Gull  Larus brunnicephalus

57. Common Tern  Sterna hirundo

 

58 Oriental Honey Buzzard  Pernis ptilorhynchus
59. Lammergeier  Gypaetus barbatus
60. Himalayan Griffon  Gyps himalayensis
61. Cinereous Vulture  Aegypius monachus
62. Black-eared Kite.  Milvus linaetus
63. Himalayan Buzzard  Buteo burmanicus
64. Upland Buzzard  Buteo hemilasius
65. Golden Eagle  Aquila chrysaetos 

66. Northern Goshawk  Accipiter gentilis
67. Common Kestrel  Falco tinnunculus

68. Saker Falcon  Falco cherrug

 

69. Little Egret  Egretta garzetta

70. Eastern Cattle Egret  Bubulcus coromandus
71. Chinese Pond-Heron  Ardeola bacchus
72. Black-crowned Night-Heron  Nycticorax nycticorax
73. Grey Heron  Ardea cinerea -

74. Tiger Shrike 
Lanius tigrinus

75. Long-tailed Shrike  Lanius schach
76. Grey-backed Shrike  Lanius tephronotus

77. Tibetan Grey Shrike  Lanius giganteus – bird collecting nesting material Ruoergai

78. Eurasian Jay  Garrulus glandarius
79. Sichuan Jay  Perisoreus internigrans
80. Black-billed Magpie  Pica pica
81. Azure-winged Magpie  Cyanopica cyana
82. Red-billed Blue Magpie  Urocissa erythrorhyncha
83. Red-billed Chough  Pyrrhocorax pyrrhocorax
84. Yellow-billed Chough  Pyrrhocorax graculus
85. Daurian Jackdaw  Corvus dauurica
86. Carrion Crow  Corvus corone
87. Large-billed Crow  Corvus macrorhynchos
88. Collared Crow  Corvus torquatus
89. Common Raven  Corvus corax

90. Spotted Nutcracker  Nucifraga caryocatactes  – heard only

 

91. Black-naped Oriole  Oriolus chinensis

92. Long-tailed Minivet Pericrocotus ethologus

93. Grey-headed Canary Flycatcher Culicicapa ceylonensis

94. Ashy Drongo 
Dicrurus leucophaeus

95. Black Drongo  Dicrurus macrocercus

96. Spangled Drongo  Dicrurus hottentottus

 

97. Blue Rock-Thrush  Monticola solitaries

98. Blue Whistling-Thrush  Myophonus caeruleus

99. Plain-backed Thrush  Zoothera mollissima
100. Long-tailed Thrush  Zoothera dixoni – heard only
101. Chinese Blackbird  Turdus mandarinus
102. ChestnutThrush  Turdus rubrocanus
103. Kessler's Thrush   Turdus kessleri  
104. Chinese Thrush  Turdus mupinensis

105. White-browed Shortwing  Brachypteryx Montana

106. Brown-breasted Flycatcher  Muscicapa muttui

107. Ferruginous Flycatcher  Muscicapa ferruginea
108. Rufous-gorgeted Flycatcher  Ficedula strophiata
109. Verditer Flycatcher Eumyias thalassina
110. Zappey’s Flycatcher  Cyanoptila cumatilis

111. Yellow-rumped Flycatcher  Ficedula zanthopygia

112. Taiga Flycatcher  Ficedula albicilla

113. Slaty-blue Flycatcher  Ficedula tricolor

114. Slaty-backed Flycatcher  Ficedula hodgsonii

115. Chinese Blue Flycatcher  Cyornis rubeculoides
116. Indian Blue Robin Luscinia brunnea

117. Rufous-headed Robin  Luscinia ruficeps – 2 sightings
118. White-browed Bush Robin  Tarsiger indicus

119. Golden Bush Robin  Tarsiger chrysaeus

120. Himalayan Bluetail  Tarsiger rufilatus

121. Himalayan Rubythroat  Luscinia pectoralis

122 Siberian Rubythroat  Luscinia caliope

123. Firethroat  Luscinia pectardens – one bird crawling around our feet, Balang



124. Oriental Magpie-Robin  Copsychus saularis

125. White-throated Redstart  Phoenicurus auroreus
126. Hodgson's Redstart  Phoenicurus hodgsoni
127. Daurian Redstart   Phoenicurus auroreus
128. Blue-fronted Redstart  Phoenicurus frontalis
129. Black Redstart  Phoenicurus ochruros
130. White-capped Water-Redstart  Chaimarrornis leucocephalus
131. Plumbeous Water-Redstart  Rhyacornis fuliginosus

 

132. White-bellied Redstart  Hodgsonius phoenicuroides

 

133. White-tailed Robin  Myiomela leucurum


134. Grandala  Grandala coelicolor

135. Siberian Stonechat  Saxicola maurus

136. Grey Bushchat  Saxicola ferrea

 

137. White-crowned Forktail  Enicurus leschenaulti

138. Daurian Starling 
Agropsar sturninus

 

139. White-cheeked Starling  Sturnus cineraceus

140. Red-billed Starling  Sturnus sericeus
141. Crested Myna  Acridotheres cristatellus

142. Chestnut-vented Nuthatch  Sitta nagaensis
143. Chinese Nuthatch  Sitta villosa – heard only  

144. Wallcreeper  Tichodroma muraria

145. Eurasian Wren  Troglodytes troglodytes

146. Fire-capped Tit  Cephalopyrus flammiceps
147. Sichuan Tit  Parus weigoldicus
148. Rufous-vented Tit  Parus rubidiventris
149. Coal Tit  Parus ater
150. Yellow-bellied Tit  Parus venustulus
151 Grey-crested Tit  Parus dichrous
152. Great Tit  Parus major
153. Green-backed Tit  Parus monticolus
154. Yellow-browed Tit  Sylviparus modestus
155. Black-throated Tit  Aegithalos concinnus
156. Sooty Tit  Aegithalos fuliginosus

157. Pale Martin  Riparia diluta
158. Eurasian Crag-Martin  Hirundo rupestris
159. Barn Swallow  Hirundo rustica
160. Red-rumped Swallow  Hirundo daurica
161. Asian House-Martin  Delichon dasypus

162. Collared Finchbill  Spizixos semitorques
163. Brown-breasted Bulbul  Pycnonotus xanthorrhous
164. Light-vented Bulbul  Pycnonotus sinensis

165. Himalayan Black Bulbul  Hypsipetes leucocephalus

166. Plain Prinia  Prinia inornata

167. Japanese White-eye  Zosterops japonicus
168. Chestnut-flanked White-eye  Zosterops erythropleurus

 

169. White-browed Tit-warbler  Leptopoecile sophiae

170. Brownish-flanked Bush-War  Cettia fortipes
171. Yellowish-bellied Bush Warbler  Cettia acanthizoides
172. Aberrant Bush-Warbler  Cettia flavolivaceus

173. Grey-sided Bush Warbler  Cettia brunnifrons – singing Balang
174. Brown Bush-Warbler  Bradypterus luteoventris
175. Russet Bush-Warbler  Bradypterus seebohmi

176. Spotted Bush Warbler  Bradypterus thoracicus

177. Chestnut-headed Tesia Tesia castaneocoronata

178. Dusky Warbler 
Phylloscopus fuscatus

179. Alpine Leaf Warbler  Phylloscopus occisinensis
180. Buff-throated Warbler  Phylloscopus subaffinis
181. Yellow-streaked Warbler  Phylloscopus armandii
182. Buff-barred Warbler  Phylloscopus pulcher
183. Sichuan Leaf Warbler  Phylloscopus forresti
184. Chinese Leaf-Warbler  Phylloscopus yunnanensis
185. Hume's Warbler  Phylloscopus humei

186. Greenish Warbler  Phylloscopus trochiloides
187. Large-billed Warbler  Phylloscopus magnirostris
188. Eastern Crowned Warbler  Phylloscopus coronatus – heard only
189. Emei Leaf Warbler  Phylloscopus emeiensis – also recorded Shaanxi
190. Claudia's Leaf-Warbler  Phylloscopus Claudia
191. Kloss's Leaf-Warbler  Phylloscopus ogilivie-grantii

192. Bianchi’s Warbler  Seicercus valentine
193. Plain-tailed Warbler  Seicercus soror
194. Marten’s warbler  Seicercus omeiensis
195. Grey-crowned Warbler  Seicercus tephrocephalus

196. Chestnut-crowned Warbler  Seicercus castaniceps

197. Rufous-faced Warbler  Abroscopus albogularis

198. Goldcrest  Regulus regulus

199. Sukatschev's Laughing thrush  Garrulax sukatschewi
200. Barred Laughingthrush  Garrulax lunulatus –Jiuzhaigou area

201. Giant Laughingthrush  Garrulax maximus
202. Spotted Laughingthrush  Garrulax ocellatus – heard only
203. Hwamei  Garrulax canorus
204. Plain Laughingthrush  Garrulax davidi
205. White-browed Laughingthrush  Garrulax sannio
206. Elliot's Laughingthrush  Garrulax elliotii
207. Black-faced Laughingthrush  Garrulax affinis –
208. Red-winged Laughingthrush  Garrulax formosus
209. Omei Shan Liocichla  Liocichla omeiensis

210. Black-streaked Scimitar Babbler  Pomatorhinus gravivox
211. Streak-breasted Scimitar Babbler  Pomatorhinus ruficollis
212. Pygmy Wren-Babbler  Pnoepyga pusilla – heard only
213. Rufous-capped Babbler  Stachyris ruficeps
214. Chinese Babax  Babax lanceolatus
215. Red-billed Leiothrix  Leiothrix lutea

216. Blue-winged Minla  Minla cyanouroptera

217 Red-tailed Minla  Minla ignotincta

218. Golden-breasted Fulvetta  Alcippe chrysotis
219. Spectacled Fulvetta  Alcippe ruficapilla
220. Chinese Fulvetta   Alcippe striaticollis
221. Grey-hooded Fulvetta  Alcippe cinereiceps
222. Dusky Fulvetta  Alcippe brunnea
223. David's Fulvetta  Alcippe davidi

224. Stripe-throated Yuhina   Yuhina gularis
225. White-collared Yuhina   Yuhina diademata

226. Black-chinned Yuhina   Yuhina nigrimenta



227. Great Parrotbill  Conostoma aemodium
228. Brown Parrotbill  Paradoxornis unicolor

229. Ashy-throated Parrotbill  Paradoxornis alphonsianus
230. Vinous-throated Parrotbill Paradoxornis webbianus

231. Golden Parrotbill  Paradoxornis verreauxi
232. Spectacled Parrotbill Paradoxornis conspicillat

233. Grey-hooded Parrotbill  Sinosuthora zappeyi - Longcanggou

234. Oriental Skylark  Alauda gulgula
235. Elwe’s Horned Lark  Eremophila elwesi

236. Tibetan Lark  Melanocorypha maxima

237. Mrs Gould's Sunbird  Aethopyga gouldiae

238. Russet Sparrow  Passer rutilans
239. Eurasian Tree Sparrow  Passer montanus
240. Rock Sparrow  Petronia petronia

241. White Wagtail  Motacilla alba
242. Grey Wagtail  Motacilla cinerea
243. Citrine Wagtail  Motacilla citreola

244. Olive-backed Pipit  Anthus hodgsoni
245. Rosy Pipit  Anthus roseatus
246. Blyth’s Pipit  Anthus godlewskii

247. Alpine Accentor  Prunella collaris
248. Robin Accentor  Prunella rubeculoides
249. Rufous-breasted Accentor  Prunella strophiata
250. Maroon-backed Accentor  Prunella immaculate

251. Grey-capped Greenfinch  Carduelis sinica

252. Twite  Carduelis flavirost
253. Plain Mountain-Finch  Leucosticte nemoricola

254. Brandt’s Mountain Finch  Leucosticte brandti


255. Dark-breasted Rosefinch  Carpodacus nipalensis

256. Common Rosefinch  Carpodacus erythrinus

257. Pink-rumped Rosefinch  Carpodacus eos
258. Vinaceous Rosefinch  Carpodacus vinaceus -
259. Chinese White-browed  Rosefinch Carpodacus dubius

260. Long- tailed Rosefinch  Uragus sibiricus
261. Red-fronted Rosefinch  Carpodacus puniceus –

 

262- grey-headed Bullfinch  Pyrrhula erythaca

263 – Brown Bullfinch  Pyrrhula nipalensis

264. Chinese Grosbeak  
Eophona migratoria

265. White-winged Grosbeak  Mycerobas carnipes

266. Slaty Bunting  Latoucheornis siemsseni

267. Godlewski's Bunting  Emberiza godlewskii

268. Elegant Bunting  Emberiza elegans


Crested Ibis Yangxian


 

Robin Accentor at Ruoergai

 

 

Snow Partridge at Balang

 

Tibetan Snowcock at Balang