Latest Covid News

Still here birding and mammal watching and waiting for a break in Covid - as of December 2022, China has abruptly abandoned zero Covid policy, which brings closer the prospect of the country once again opening for birding. However, presently only those with work or family related visas can enter - but light at the end of the tunnel is slowly coming into view. Recent news is that travel restrictions for Hong Kong residents may be dropped at beginning of 2023.


scanning with shadow 2Sichuan, Yunnan and Qinghai specialist, the wildlife hotspots of China - with Sid Francis

lead square 1     Qinghai Summer 2022 use    Gold fronted Fulvetta long 7 small    Firethroat 2 small    Snow Leopards 2021 2 small    

Pere Davids 3 small        Red Panda f small        Biets 2 small 2        sichuan hill 1 small new       Silver Oriole f small  

Ibisbill f small         Scaly sided merganser f small        yunnan f small           Raptor passage small                                                                                 


2021 Wolong Golden Pheasant Hide Project - read more here 

Mr Lv close up sighned   See the YouTube Video   


New 2021 Revised Sichuan list - read here


New Chinese Bird Guides - English common name indexes, splits included and excellent plates - read more here



Qinghai Snow Leopards - see our film on YouTube



Birding in Sichuan - Birding in Qinghai - Yunnan Bird Photography - Wintering Cranes Poyang - Sichuan Mammals -  Tibetan Plateau Birds and Mammals - Snow Leopards Qinghai - Sichuan Butterflies


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