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Viator's 2013 World List (1 Viewer)

viator

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Singapore
Aug 4, Central Catchment, Singapore

A productive day in the forest

469. Crimson-winged Babbler
470. Red-crowned Barbet
471. Blue-eared Kingfisher
472. Malaysian Hawk Cuckoo
 

viator

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Singapore
Sep 6, Shanghai, China

Just a few birds seen from the airport bus when transiting between Pudong and Hongqiao airports and only one new for 2013.

476. Chinese Blackbird
 

viator

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Singapore
Sep 6, Urumqi, China

So 15 hours after leaving Singapore we make it to Urumqi an overnight stop on the way to my wife's family's village. First new 2013 birds from Xinjiang were;

477. Isabelline Shrike
478. Common Swift
479. Barbary Falcon
 

viator

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Singapore
Sep 7, Xinjiang, China


Today consisted of a long drive south across the desert and intervening mountain ranges from Urumqi to my wife's village in the agricultural lands bordering Bosten Lake.

480. Eurasian Collared Dove
481. Carrion Crow
482. Desert Finch
483. Steppe Grey Shrike

484. Common House Martin
485. Common Kestrel
486. Pallas's Sandgrouse
487. Desert Wheatear
488. European Turtle Dove
489. Desert Whitethroat
490. Northern Raven
491. Pied Wheatear
492. Isabelline Wheatear
493. White Wagtail
494. European Bee-eater
495. Northern Wheatear
496. Hill Pigeon
497. Spanish Sparrow
498. Long-tailed Buzzard
499. Northern Lapwing
 

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viator

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Singapore
Sep 8, Xinjiang, China

A day spentin the fields and fish farms around the village.

500.Lesser Whitethroat
501. Hen Harrier
502. Laughing Dove
503. Eurasian Sparrowhawk
504. Eurasian Hobby
505. Water Rail
506. Caspian Gull
507. Black-headed Gull
508. Common Buzzard
509. Pallas's Gull
510. Red-tailed Shrike
511. Great Reed Warbler
512. Paddyfield Warbler
 

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viator

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Singapore
Sep 9, Xinjiang, China

Another day in the fields with only two new birds seen.

513. Common Chiffchaff
514. Bluethroat
 

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viator

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Singapore
Sep 10, Xinjiang, China

Destination today was the Taklamakan Basin in Yuri county. The initial part of the day though involved checking the numerous ponds in the extensive reed beds on the western side of Lake Bosten.

515. Gadwall
516. Garganey
517. Northern Shoveller
518. Eurasian Teal
519. Common Pochard
520. Red-crested Pochard
521. Eurasian Wigeon
522. Pallas's Fish Eagle
523. Ruddy Shelduck
524. Northern Pintail
525. Black-necked Grebe
526. Bearded Reedling
527. Ferruginous Duck
528. Black Stork
529. Saxaul Sparrow
530. White-winged Woodpecker
531. White-browed Tit-warbler

532. Asian Short-toed Lark
533. Stock Dove
 

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viator

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Singapore
Sep 11, Xinjiang, China

Another day in my wife's village. An early morning walk through the fields flushed a couple of quail.

534. Common Quail
 

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Singapore
Sep 12, Bosten Lake, Xinjiang, China

A half day at one of the sandy beaches at Bosten Lake. It and the surrounds added

535. Little Stint
536. Crested Lark
537. Tawny Pipit
538. Tarim Babbler
 
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viator

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Singapore
Sep 14, Urumqi, Xinjiang, China

Most of the day spent driving back to Urumqi. Some wetlands outside the city provided the swan and then both tits were in a city park.

539. Whooper Swan
540. Azure Tit
541. Great Tit
 

viator

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Singapore
Sep 15, Tian Chi, Xinjiang, China

542. Himalayan Vulture
543. Fieldfare
544. White-throated Dipper

545. Coal Tit
546. Spotted Nutcracker
547. Eversmann's Redstart
548. Hume's Leaf Warbler
549. Sulphur-bellied Warbler
550. Blue-capped Redstart
551. Godlewski's Bunting
552. Black-throated Accentor
553. Common Rosefinch
554. Pine Bunting
555. Eurasian Treecreeper

556. Northern Goshawk
557. Common Whitethroat
558. Western Jackdaw
559. Meadow Bunting
560. Goldcrest
561. Red Crossbill
562. Willow Tit
563. Red-fronted Serin
564. Greenish Warbler
565. Cinereous Vulture
566. Eurasian Three-toed Woodpecker
567. Water Pipit
568. Golden Eagle
 

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viator

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Singapore
Sep 16, Nanshan, Xinjiang, China

Another day in the mountains; this time in the sth of the Nanshan range visiting the Juhua Tai grasslands and then deep into the mountains to the "Number One Glacier".

569. Eastern Imperial Eagle
570. Steppe Eagle
571. Upland Buzzard
572. Oriental Turtle Dove
573. Mistle Thrush
574. Western Yellow Wagtail
575. Red-mantled Rosefinch
576. White-winged Grosbeak

577. Red-billed Chough
578. White-tailed Eagle
579. Mountain Chiffchaff
580. Brandt's Mountain Finch

581. Rock Sparrow
582. White-winged Snowfinch
583. Common Merganser
584. Saker Falcon
 

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viator

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Singapore
Sep 17, People's Park, Shanghai, China

A few hours spare besides getting between the airports so a quick look in people's park before getting something to eat...

585. Vinous-throated Parrotbill
 

viator

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Singapore
Oct 4, Hong Kong

587. Red-billed Starling
588. Eurasian Wryneck
589. White-shouldered Starling
 

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