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Forum: China (including Hong Kong & Macau) Monday 14th August 2017, 16:55
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Posted By china guy
Hi Mark - sorry for delay replying - and yes we...

Hi Mark - sorry for delay replying - and yes we all survived the quake. Me and Saker were actually in the swimming pool when it struck, but no tsunami's, we didn't even feel a tremor. However, my...
Forum: Nepal Sunday 22nd January 2017, 16:05
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Posted By china guy
Bardia report

Report; Bardia National Park ,Nepal.
Sid Francis, Wendy Wright, Steb Fisher

Bardia is located in South-eastern Nepal, very close to the Indian border. A reserve of 968km2, it’s famous for its...
Forum: China (including Hong Kong & Macau) Sunday 22nd January 2017, 04:28
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Posted By china guy
Great report Andy - those Red Pandas have shown...

Great report Andy - those Red Pandas have shown well this autumn - and the Barwing and Wren Babbler are terrific birds

I've attached a wonderful pic of November Red Panda pair taken by Hugh...
Forum: China (including Hong Kong & Macau) Saturday 24th December 2016, 17:30
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Posted By china guy
Wishing everybody a Merry Christmas. I've just...

Wishing everybody a Merry Christmas.

I've just come back from work in Nepal - luckily I was able to take my family with me and the pics I've posted is of my son sleeping with his new Nepali mate, an...
Forum: China (including Hong Kong & Macau) Monday 19th September 2016, 04:07
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Posted By china guy
Here are two bits of news - Firstly an armchair...

Here are two bits of news -

Firstly an armchair tick for Sichuan birders -
Our Himalayan Rubythroat has been split to Chinese Rubythroat C....
Forum: China (including Hong Kong & Macau) Friday 16th September 2016, 17:06
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Posted By china guy
If the Giant Gerbil is the original instigator of...

If the Giant Gerbil is the original instigator of the plague its also a key player in the development of medieval biological warfare!!!!!!
Biological Warfare at the 1346 Siege of Caffa ...
Forum: China (including Hong Kong & Macau) Saturday 10th September 2016, 17:22
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Posted By china guy
The ornamental landscaping is very...

The ornamental landscaping is very sad.
Unfortunately, because it makes people money and provides jobs, it isn't going to go away quickly!!!
If they are going to landscape it would be nice if they...
Forum: China (including Hong Kong & Macau) Saturday 10th September 2016, 15:50
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Posted By china guy
Hi Ron - the pic of the Horned lark is...

Hi Ron - the pic of the Horned lark is interesting. We found the bird in N Gansu on the southern edge of the Gobi - I reckon the ssp must be brandti

Unfortunately birding was rather sparse in the...
Forum: China (including Hong Kong & Macau) Thursday 1st September 2016, 09:27
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Posted By china guy
Hi Alan, were some very tame Tragopan this year -...

Hi Alan,
were some very tame Tragopan this year - can't remember if it was Andy's or Chris Gooddie's trip where after an evening airport to Balang drive - the very first bird we laid eyes on was a...
Forum: China (including Hong Kong & Macau) Friday 26th August 2016, 16:17
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Posted By china guy
Hi Yann, I'm afraid that the feedback we're...

Hi Yann,
I'm afraid that the feedback we're getting is that there were no RH Robin recordings for 2016 - both from Jiuzhaigou and another site where singing males had been recorded during 2015.
Both...
Forum: China (including Hong Kong & Macau) Wednesday 24th August 2016, 06:18
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Posted By china guy
The mystery calls from Giovanni- 1 - the strident...

The mystery calls from Giovanni-
1 - the strident call seems to come from a Tit - Green-backed or Eastern Great

2 - the soft rising whitle, seems pretty consistent with three species that are found...
Forum: China (including Hong Kong & Macau) Friday 20th May 2016, 15:10
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Posted By china guy
Just back from a 15 day trip with a crew that was...

Just back from a 15 day trip with a crew that was made up of the well known birders - Andy Mears, Chris Gooddie, Gavin Maclean and Troy Shortell. A lot of good birds with a couple of star...
Forum: China (including Hong Kong & Macau) Wednesday 20th April 2016, 16:29
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Posted By china guy
Hi Benny - sorry for delay in reply, I've just...

Hi Benny - sorry for delay in reply, I've just come back from a scouting trip.
As for Emei - if you've not already seen it there's a little info on my website -...
Forum: China (including Hong Kong & Macau) Sunday 17th April 2016, 02:24
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Posted By china guy
Here are some of the pics from that last trip - A...

Here are some of the pics from that last trip -
A Monal and a Trag on the Wolong side of Balang - and a Crested Tit Warbler on the Rilong side. All pics by Nick Green, Shanghai.
Forum: China (including Hong Kong & Macau) Saturday 16th April 2016, 03:34
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Posted By china guy
Have been busy for last couple months with mammal...

Have been busy for last couple months with mammal trips - mainly focused on cats.
Here's a report on a recent trip from Richard Webb - he also gives a summary of birds seen on last page with...
Forum: China (including Hong Kong & Macau) Wednesday 10th February 2016, 16:36
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Posted By china guy
A few hours after writing my last post I flew off...

A few hours after writing my last post I flew off to Sri Lanka on a family holiday - a lot warmer out here than winter-time Dujiangyan - hence the delay in replying!!!!

Yes Mike the Reeve's were...
Forum: China (including Hong Kong & Macau) Sunday 7th February 2016, 02:47
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Posted By china guy
Happy Chinese New Year!!!! Firstly; great to...

Happy Chinese New Year!!!!

Firstly; great to report the publishing (first edition already sold out) of a new form of bird field-guide - by Sichuan bird guide Xiao-nong Yang in collaboration with the...
Forum: China (including Hong Kong & Macau) Wednesday 6th January 2016, 13:11
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Posted By china guy
Hi Dan, happy new year, and sorry for the delay...

Hi Dan, happy new year, and sorry for the delay in replying to your query - I just returned home this evening from a bird survey of farmland birds in the Sichuan Basin. That trip also included two...
Forum: China (including Hong Kong & Macau) Thursday 24th December 2015, 13:46
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Posted By china guy
Merry Christmas

Wishing everyone a Merry Christmas - here's a yuletide picture of Saker trampling through Tangjiahe snow.
We were up there 10 days ago, and like Tom and his class got to visit Bai Xiong Ping Research...
Forum: China (including Hong Kong & Macau) Monday 30th November 2015, 03:27
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Posted By china guy
Hi Dahe - I think the most shocking are the users...

Hi Dahe - I think the most shocking are the users of the bear parts. The most valuable items being paws, bile, and bones that command large enough prices to tempt many poor locals into trying their...
Forum: China (including Hong Kong & Macau) Thursday 26th November 2015, 03:42
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Posted By china guy
Hi Owen - agree with you, and in fact would go...

Hi Owen - agree with you, and in fact would go even further in saying that our love of fellow man should also be considered as an outgrowth of a general love of nature - after all were all part of a...
Forum: China (including Hong Kong & Macau) Tuesday 24th November 2015, 03:53
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Posted By china guy
Just back from latest mammal 9 day trip - in the...

Just back from latest mammal 9 day trip - in the terrific company of well known Brit mammalers, Phil Telfer and Steve Morgan.
Tangjiahe, Ruoergai and Baihe - 28 species in the bag - also included...
Forum: China (including Hong Kong & Macau) Monday 2nd November 2015, 15:54
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Posted By china guy
Hi Woodrip - I think you misunderstood the...

Hi Woodrip - I think you misunderstood the context of my comments in post 1063 - I was just trying to illustrate that in my opinion, after traveling with him, that Noah Stryker wasn't an out and out...
Forum: China (including Hong Kong & Macau) Thursday 22nd October 2015, 06:44
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Posted By china guy
Hey Alan - if you want Takin try the attached...

Hey Alan - if you want Takin try the attached pic. Another Paul Carter Photo - what a beautifully posed animal- obviously this Takin can read and is trying to warn passers by of its suspect...
Forum: China (including Hong Kong & Macau) Tuesday 20th October 2015, 13:21
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Posted By china guy
Alan - nearly right - it's a Chinese...

Alan - nearly right - it's a Chinese Zokor.

Lovely quote from the Wikipedia page on Zokors - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zokor


Doubt very much if the Zokors find anything environmentally...
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