Author Archives: Terry Townshend

Lao Tie Shan: The Falsterbo of the East

By Terry T On 24 September 2011 Paul Holt, Peter Cawley and I counted an astonishing 1,035 Oriental Honey Buzzards. It was our first day at Lao Tie Shan, a poorly known site in northeast China. Little did we know … Continue reading

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Discovering Birds in Beijing

by Terry A staggering 1,422 bird species have been seen in China.  Around 121 are endemic and 87 are classified as “Vulnerable”, “Endangered” or “Critically Endangered”.   In Beijing alone there are 435 species on the official list, making it … Continue reading

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