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Birding Balangshan, Sichuan, China (part 2)

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Balangshan is a mountainous area in Sichuan complete with a pass at an altitude of 4500 meters. And it is a great place for birding. In fact, it is so good that it merits two separate blog posts. This is the second part.

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It May Not Seem Like Much But

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This post does not contain serious eye-candy nor riveting text. In fact it slipped me to upload this earlier as I was completely swamped with some other (bird-related) responsibilities. Over the past few years we have been rewilding our yard here in the suburbs of the island of Trinidad.

Arizona, or Central Mexico?

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I got back into birding less than a decade ago, long after moving to Mexico in 1983. So I can hardly speak with authority on birding in the U.S. But even I have heard of how exciting southeast Arizona is for American birders.

A juvenile Wedge-tailed Eagle

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In April 2012 I wrote about A close encounter with a Wedge-tailed Eagle. I can’t use that heading again! This time the Wedge-tailed Eagle was closer and only involved ourselves and no other creatures.

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Urban Birding in the village of Mapleton

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Rose-crowned Fruit-dove. I am a fan of all birding but I particularly like urban birding. Urban areas offer the bird watcher those species that have survived and thrived in artificial environments; often when they had no real right to. Urban birds are therefore bold, adaptable generalists.