Wed.Mar 03, 2021

Keeping the Faith

10,000 Birds

You may have heard the news that resonated throughout the international birding circuit some months ago – in case you missed it you can read my gloss-over here.

Tianmashan, Shanghai in winter

10,000 Birds

Shanghai is basically a very flat place. The highest elevations here are all buildings, including the second-highest building in the world, the Shanghai Tower at 632 meters.

China 70

In the Heights

10,000 Birds

Every year, around this time, I feel the need to get an early start and drive a full hour to Cerro de Garnica. That is because this site’s height of 3,000 m (about 10,000 feet) offers me certain species that I can’t add to my year list anywhere else.