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Sichuan Wolong Birding Report, May 2016

Sichuan and Beijing, China 5 to 21 May 2016
Sichuan 5 to 12 May with Sissi (Xionrui) Tang as bird guide and a driver, arranged through http://www.chinabirdingtour.com. Accommodations were mostly basic local hotels, the same ones used by birding tours of the region.
Two main areas were visited on this planned birding. (1) Mount Wawushan from Longcanngou village (SW of Chengdu) up to about 3200m ASL. (2) Mt Balanshan from Wolong. I recorded 73 life birds with some excellent gamebirds, babblers, thrushes, leaf-warblers and bush-warblers. Construction at the top of the Mt Wawushan road made conditions very muddy and wet on the road, and the whole area seemed more disturbed for pheasants than is desirable. The 7 May on Wawushan was raining and fogged in for most of the day but the best for birds and produced a red panda on the road. Both mountains had rhododendrons and other species in flower, and the mountain flowers on Mt Balanshan were excellent. Birding Mt Balanshan was delightful with beautiful scenery and a pass at 4580 m ASL. Starts at 4am and standing waiting for snowcocks, snow partridge or Chinese Monal before dawn with temperatures below freezing and a breeze made me glad of my down jacket and gloves. A thermos of hot coffee and sandwiches for breakfast were very welcome! Leaf warbler and bush warbler identification proved difficult and I was glad of having downloaded lots of calls from Xeno-Canto. The Chinese guide to Phylloscopus (leaf) warblers by Liu Yang (in Chinese but mainly pictoral) was also very helpful but I found myself searching the internet for information on the distributions of some species, which have been described since the China field guide (Mackinnon and Phillips 2000) and distribution info is lacking in the Phylloscopus guide.
On 13 May I visited Longxi-Hongkou National Nature Reserve (N of Dujiangyan, and N of Chengdu) and walked around a small lake with Prof. Zhishu Xiao having been taken to the reserve by one of the reserve managers. On the road was a pair of Temminck's Tragopan, and we found singing Sichuan Bush-Warblers which came out obligingly when their voice was played back to them. This last species was only described in 2015! Ate lunch in the kitchen with the (all male) park staff--fun to see how the locals do it. Dumplings for breakfast at a hole-in-the-wall local restaurant in Dujiangyan.
Beijing was mainly a work trip but with occasional trips to the Botanical Garden and Olympic Forest Park looking for migrants. Most notable were a Chinese (Green-backed) Flycatcher, Chestnut Bunting, and Yellow-breasted Bunting.
Birds
Checklist: Clements (Birds) 2015
1
Mallard Anas platyrhynchos 1 heardกแ Beijing Botanical Garden 15.5, 3 Olympic Forest Park, Beijing 16.5 and 3 Beijing Botanical Garden 18.5 and 3 Beijing Botanical Garden 21.5.
2
Tibetan Snowcock Tetraogallus tibetanus 1 Balanshan 10.5.
3
Blood Pheasant Ithaginis cruentus 8 Balanshan 11.5.
4
Chinese Monal Lophophorus lhuysii (VU) Endemic 5 Balanshan 10.5.
5
Snow Partridge Lerwa lerwa heard Balanshan 10.5, 3 there 11.5.
6
Verreaux's Partridge Tetraophasis obscurus Endemic 1 Balanshan 10.5.
7
Temminck's Tragopan Tragopan temminckii 1กแ Balanshan 11.5 and 2 Longxi-Hongkou National Nature Reserve 13.5.
8
Golden Pheasant Chrysolophus pictus 8 heard Balanshan 11.5 and 5 heard Wolong area 12.5.
9
Lady Amherst's Pheasant Chrysolophus amherstiae 1 Wawushan 7.5, 1 there 8.5.
10
Ring-necked Pheasant Phasianus colchicus 3 Wolong area 12.5, 1 Beijing Botanical Garden 15.5, 1 heard Olympic Forest Park, Beijing 20.5 and 1 heard Beijing Botanical Garden 21.5.
11
White Eared-Pheasant Crossoptilon crossoptilon (NT) 6 Balanshan 10.5, 4 there 11.5.
12
Koklass Pheasant Pucrasia macrolopha heard Balanshan 10.5, heard there 11.5.
13
Little Grebe Tachybaptus ruficollis 3 Beijing Botanical Garden 15.5, 1 Olympic Forest Park, Beijing 16.5, 1 Olympic Forest Park, Beijing 20.5 and 1 Beijing Botanical Garden 21.5.
14
Yellow Bittern Ixobrychus sinensis 2 Olympic Forest Park, Beijing 16.5.
15
Gray Heron Ardea cinerea 1 Longxi-Hongkou National Nature Reserve 13.5.
16
Black-crowned Night-Heron Nycticorax nycticorax 2 Wang Jiang Hotel, Chengdu 6.5, 1 Beijing Botanical Garden 15.5, 1 Olympic Forest Park, Beijing 16.5 and 1 Beijing Botanical Garden 18.5.
17
Lammergeier Gypaetus barbatus (NT) 2 Balanshan 10.5, 2 there 11.5.
18
Oriental Honey-buzzard Pernis ptilorhynchus 25 Wawushan 9.5.
19
Himalayan Griffon Gyps himalayensis (NT) 12 Balanshan 11.5 and 2 Wolong area 12.5.
20
Golden Eagle Aquila chrysaetos 1 Balanshan 10.5.
21
Crested Goshawk Accipiter trivirgatus 1 Balanshan 11.5 and 1 Beijing Botanical Garden 21.5.
22
Eurasian Sparrowhawk Accipiter nisus 1 Balanshan 10.5.
23
Common Buzzard Buteo buteo vulpinus Wawushan 9.5 and 1 Balanshan 10.5, 2 there 11.5.
24
Eurasian Moorhen Gallinula chloropus 1 Olympic Forest Park, Beijing 16.5 and 1 Olympic Forest Park, Beijing 20.5.
25
Rock Pigeon Columba livia 1 Wang Jiang Hotel, Chengdu 6.5 and 6 Beijing Botanical Garden 15.5 and 15 Beijing Botanical Garden 21.5.
26
Snow Pigeon Columba leuconota 25 Balanshan 10.5, 6 there 11.5.
27
Speckled Wood-Pigeon Columba hodgsonii 1 Wawushan 9.5 and 12 Wolong area 12.5.
28
Oriental Turtle-Dove Streptopelia orientalis 2 Wolong area 12.5 and 1 Beijing Botanical Garden 15.5 and 2 Beijing Botanical Garden 18.5.
29
Spotted Dove Streptopelia chinensis 2 Wang Jiang Hotel, Chengdu 6.5, 1 Beijing Botanical Garden 15.5, 2 Olympic Forest Park, Beijing 16.5, 2 Beijing Botanical Garden 18.5, 4 Olympic Forest Park, Beijing 20.5 and 8 Beijing Botanical Garden 21.5.
30
Large Hawk-Cuckoo Hierococcyx sparverioides Up to 4 Wawushan 6-9.5, 1 Balanshan 10.5, 1 Longxi-Hongkou National Nature Reserve 13.5 and 1 heard Beijing Botanical Garden 15.5.
31
Indian Cuckoo Cuculus micropterus 1 heard Wolong area 12.5, 1 heard Olympic Forest Park, Beijing 16.5, 8 Beijing Botanical Garden 18.5, 2 heard Olympic Forest Park, Beijing 20.5 and 6 Beijing Botanical Garden 21.5.
32
Common Cuckoo Cuculus canorus 3 Olympic Forest Park, Beijing 20.5.
33
Oriental Cuckoo Cuculus optatus Up to 5 Wawushan 6-9.5, 1 Balanshan 10.5, 1 there 11.5, 2 heard Wolong area 12.5 and 2 heard Longxi-Hongkou National Nature Reserve 13.5.
34
Lesser Cuckoo Cuculus poliocephalus 1 heard Wawushan 7.5 and 1 Wawushan 9.5.
35
Asian Koel Eudynamys scolopaceus 1 heard Wawushan 7.5 and 5 heard Wawushan 9.5.
36
Oriental Scops-Owl Otus sunia 2 Erwang Temple, Dujiangyan, Sichuan 13.5.
37
Himalayan Owl Strix nivicolum nivicolum 1 Wolong area 12.5.
38
Gray Nightjar Caprimulgus jotaka 1กแ Olympic Forest Park, Beijing 20.5.
39
White-throated Needletail Hirundapus caudacutus Up to 5 Wawushan 7-9.5.
40
Himalayan Swiftlet Aerodramus brevirostris Up to 10 Wawushan 7-9.5.
41
Common Swift Apus apus 5 Wawushan 8.5, 4 there 9.5 and 45 Olympic Forest Park, Beijing 20.5.
42
Pacific Swift Apus pacificus 2 Olympic Forest Park, Beijing 20.5.
43
House Swift Apus nipalensis 2 Erwang Temple, Dujiangyan, Sichuan 12.5.
44
Eurasian Hoopoe Upupa epops 1 Olympic Forest Park, Beijing 16.5.
45
Common Kingfisher Alcedo atthis 2 Olympic Forest Park, Beijing 16.5 and 1 Beijing Botanical Garden 21.5.
46
Gray-capped Woodpecker Dendrocopos canicapillus 2 Wawushan 7.5, 2 Beijing Botanical Garden 15.5, 2 Beijing Botanical Garden 18.5, 1 Olympic Forest Park, Beijing 20.5 and 2 Beijing Botanical Garden 21.5.
47
Crimson-breasted Woodpecker Dendrocopos cathpharius 1กแ Wawushan 7.5 and 3 Longxi-Hongkou National Nature Reserve 13.5.
48
Darjeeling Woodpecker Dendrocopos darjellensis 2 Wawushan 7.5.
49
Great Spotted Woodpecker Dendrocopos major 1 Wawushan 7.5, 2 Longxi-Hongkou National Nature Reserve 13.5, 3 Olympic Forest Park, Beijing 16.5 and 3 Beijing Botanical Garden 18.5 and 1 Beijing Botanical Garden 21.5.
50
Gray-headed Woodpecker Picus canus 1 Longxi-Hongkou National Nature Reserve 13.5, 1 Beijing Botanical
Garden 18.5, 2 Olympic Forest Park, Beijing 20.5 and 1 Beijing Botanical Garden 21.5.
51
Eurasian Kestrel Falco tinnunculus 2 Balanshan 10.5, 2 there 11.5.
52
Short-billed Minivet Pericrocotus brevirostris 5 Wolong area 12.5.
53
Long-tailed Minivet Pericrocotus ethologus Up to 8 Wawushan 6-9.5 and 2 Wolong area 12.5.
54
Brown Shrike Lanius cristatus 2 Olympic Forest Park, Beijing 16.5.
55
Gray-backed Shrike Lanius tephronotus 3 Balanshan 10.5, 6 there 11.5 and 2 Wolong area 12.5.
56
Hair-crested Drongo Dicrurus hottentottus 1 Wawushan 7.5, 1 Wawushan 9.5 and 1 Erwang Temple, Dujiangyan, Sichuan 13.5.
57
Eurasian Jay Garrulus glandarius 2 Wawushan 8.5 and 2 Olympic Forest Park, Beijing 16.5.
58
Azure-winged Magpie Cyanopica cyanus 15 Beijing Botanical Garden 15.5, 20 Olympic Forest Park, Beijing 16.5, 20 Beijing Botanical Garden 18.5, 4 Olympic Forest Park, Beijing 20.5 and 20 Beijing Botanical Garden 21.5.
59
Red-billed Blue-Magpie Urocissa erythrorhyncha 5 Wolong area 12.5 and 6 Longxi-Hongkou National Nature Reserve 13.5.
60
Eurasian Magpie Pica pica 10 Beijing Botanical Garden 15.5, 30 Olympic Forest Park, Beijing 16.5, 15 Beijing Botanical Garden 18.5, 20 Olympic Forest Park, Beijing 20.5 and 15 Beijing Botanical Garden 21.5.
61
Eurasian Nutcracker Nucifraga caryocatactes macella 1 Balanshan 11.5.
62
Red-billed Chough Pyrrhocorax pyrrhocorax 2 Balanshan 10.5.
63
Yellow-billed Chough Pyrrhocorax graculus 12 Balanshan 10.5, 2 there 11.5.
64
Carrion Crow Corvus corone 1 Beijing Botanical Garden 18.5.
65
Large-billed Crow Corvus macrorhynchos 1 Balanshan 11.5, 1 Wolong area 12.5 and 1 Longxi-Hongkou National Nature Reserve 13.5.
66
Common Raven Corvus corax 2 Balanshan 10.5, 5 there 11.5.
67
Oriental Skylark Alauda gulgula 2 Balanshan 10.5.
68
Horned Lark Eremophila alpestris 5 Balanshan 10.5.
69
Barn Swallow Hirundo rustica 4 Erwang Temple, Dujiangyan, Sichuan 12.5, 2 Beijing Botanical Garden 15.5, 4 Olympic Forest Park, Beijing 16.5, 4 Beijing Botanical Garden 18.5, 2 Olympic Forest Park, Beijing 20.5 and 4 Beijing Botanical Garden 21.5.
70
Red-rumped Swallow Cecropis daurica 1 Wang Jiang Hotel, Chengdu 6.5, 10 Wawushan 6.5, 1 Beijing Botanical Garden 15.5 and 2 Olympic Forest Park, Beijing 20.5.
71
Asian House-Martin Delichon dasypus 10 Balanshan 10.5, 15 there 11.5, 10 Wolong area 12.5 and 10 Erwang Temple, Dujiangyan, Sichuan 12.5.
72
Gray-headed Canary-Flycatcher Culicicapa ceylonensis 1 Wawushan 7.5, 2 there 8.5.
73
Fire-capped Tit Cephalopyrus flammiceps 7 Wawushan 7.5.
74
Coal Tit Periparus ater aemodius Up to 3 Wawushan 7-9.5 and 1 Balanshan 10.5.
75
Rufous-vented Tit Periparus rubidiventris 4 Balanshan 10.5.
76
Yellow-bellied Tit Periparus venustulus Up to 8 Wawushan 6-8.5, 1 Balanshan 10.5, 2 there 11.5, 2 Wolong area 12.5 and 2 Longxi-Hongkou National Nature Reserve 13.5.
77
Marsh Tit Poecile palustris 1 Balanshan 10.5 and 1 Beijing Botanical Garden 18.5 and 2 Beijing Botanical Garden 21.5.
78
Willow Tit Poecile montanus 2 Beijing Botanical Garden 18.5 and 4 Beijing Botanical Garden 21.5.
79
Green-backed Tit Parus monticolus Up to 8 Wawushan 7-9.5, 1 Balanshan 10.5, 3 there 11.5, 5 Wolong area 12.5 and 4 Longxi-Hongkou National Nature Reserve 13.5.
80
Japanese Tit Parus minor 2 Beijing Botanical Garden 15.5, 3 Beijing Botanical Garden 18.5, 2 Olympic Forest Park, Beijing 20.5 and 4 Beijing Botanical Garden 21.5.
81
Silver-throated Tit Aegithalos glaucogularis Endemic 4 Beijing Botanical Garden 15.5 and 2 Beijing Botanical Garden 18.5 and 2 Beijing Botanical Garden 21.5.
82
Black-browed Tit Aegithalos iouschistos 8 Wang Jiang Hotel, Chengdu 6.5.
83
Eurasian Nuthatch Sitta europaea 2 Wawushan 7.5.
84
Chestnut-vented Nuthatch Sitta nagaensis 1 Longxi-Hongkou National Nature Reserve 13.5.
85
Przevalski's Nuthatch Sitta przewalskii Endemic 1 Balanshan 10.5.
86
Snowy-browed Nuthatch Sitta villosa 1 Beijing Botanical Garden 15.5 and 2 Beijing Botanical Garden 18.5.
87
Sichuan Treecreeper Certhia tianquanensis (NT) Endemic 1 Wawushan 7.5, observed there 8.5.
88
Eurasian Wren Troglodytes troglodytes 2 Wawushan 8.5 and heard Balanshan 10.5, heard there 11.5.
89
White-throated Dipper Cinclus cinclus 1 Balanshan 10.5.
90
Collared Finchbill Spizixos semitorques 2 Dujiangyan Panda Research Center 14.5.
91
Red-whiskered Bulbul Pycnonotus jocosus 1 Wang Jiang Hotel, Chengdu 6.5.
92
Light-vented Bulbul Pycnonotus sinensis 10 Wang Jiang Hotel, Chengdu 6.5, 10 Wawushan 6.5, 1 Erwang Temple, Dujiangyan, Sichuan 13.5, 5 Beijing Botanical Garden 15.5, 10 Olympic Forest Park, Beijing 16.5, 10 Beijing Botanical Garden 18.5, 15 Olympic Forest Park, Beijing 20.5 and 15 Beijing Botanical Garden 21.5.
93
Black Bulbul Hypsipetes leucocephalus 1 Wawushan 6.5.
94
Chestnut-crowned Bush-Warbler Cettia major 3 Wawushan 8.5.
95
Gray-sided Bush-Warbler Cettia brunnifrons 6 Wawushan 8.5, heard there 9.5.
96
Chestnut-headed Tesia Cettia castaneocoronata 2 Wawushan 8.5.
97
Brownish-flanked Bush-Warbler Horornis fortipes Up to 5 Wawushan 6-9.5, 2 heard Balanshan 11.5, 2 Wolong area 12.5 and 3 Longxi-Hongkou National Nature Reserve 13.5.
98
Yellowish-bellied Bush-Warbler Horornis acanthizoides 2 heard Wawushan 9.5 and 1 heard Balanshan 11.5.
99
Aberrant Bush-Warbler Horornis flavolivaceus Up to 20 Wawushan 7-9.5.
100
Alpine Leaf Warbler Phylloscopus occisinensis 3 Wawushan 7.5, 1 there 8.5 and 12 Balanshan 10.5, 5 there 11.5.
101
Yellow-streaked Warbler Phylloscopus armandii 2 Wawushan 7.5, 1 Balanshan 10.5 and 1 Longxi-Hongkou National Nature Reserve 13.5.
102
Radde's Warbler Phylloscopus schwarzi 8 Olympic Forest Park, Beijing 16.5, 2 Beijing Botanical Garden 18.5, 4 Olympic Forest Park, Beijing 20.5 and 4 Beijing Botanical Garden 21.5.
103
Ashy-throated Warbler Phylloscopus maculipennis 2 Wawushan 7.5.
104
Sichuan Leaf Warbler Phylloscopus forresti Up to 8 Wawushan 7-9.5, 15 Balanshan 10.5, 10 there 11.5, 10 Wolong area 12.5 and 10 Longxi-Hongkou National Nature Reserve 13.5.
105
Hume's Warbler Phylloscopus humei 1 Wawushan 8.5, 10 Balanshan 10.5, 15 there 11.5, 2 Wolong area 12.5 and 1 Longxi-Hongkou National Nature Reserve 13.5.
106
Arctic Warbler Phylloscopus borealis 1 Beijing Botanical Garden 15.5 and 1 Beijing Botanical Garden 18.5.
107
Greenish Warbler Phylloscopus trochiloides 5+5 Wawushan 7.5.
108
Two-barred Warbler Phylloscopus plumbeitarsus 3 Beijing Botanical Garden 15.5 and 1 Beijing Botanical Garden 18.5 and 2 Beijing Botanical Garden 21.5.
109
Large-billed Leaf Warbler Phylloscopus magnirostris Up to 25 Wawushan 7-9.5 and 10 Longxi-Hongkou National Nature Reserve 13.5.
110
Eastern Crowned Leaf Warbler Phylloscopus coronatus 15 Beijing Botanical Garden 15.5 and 4 Beijing Botanical Garden 18.5.
111
Claudia's Leaf Warbler Phylloscopus claudiae 2 Wawushan 7.5, heard there 8.5 and 2 Balanshan 11.5.
112
Emei Leaf Warbler Phylloscopus emeiensis Up to 3 Wawushan 7-9.5.
113
Kloss's Leaf Warbler Phylloscopus ogilviegranti Up to 10 Wawushan 6-8.5, 5 Balanshan 10.5, 20 there 11.5, 5 Wolong area 12.5 and 5 Longxi-Hongkou National Nature Reserve 13.5.
114
Martens's Warbler Seicercus omeiensis Up to 10 Wawushan 6-9.5, 3 Balanshan 11.5, 5 Wolong area 12.5 and 5 Longxi-Hongkou National Nature Reserve 13.5.
115
Black-browed Reed-Warbler Acrocephalus bistrigiceps 1 Beijing Botanical Garden 18.5 and 1 Beijing Botanical Garden 21.5.
116
Oriental Reed-Warbler Acrocephalus orientalis 8 Olympic Forest Park, Beijing 16.5.
117
Brown Bush-Warbler Locustella luteoventris Up to 3 Wawushan 7-9.5.
118
Spotted Bush-Warbler Locustella thoracica 3 heard Balanshan 11.5.
119
Sichuan Bush-Warbler Locustella chengi Endemic 2 Longxi-Hongkou National Nature Reserve 13.5.
120
Golden-breasted Fulvetta Lioparus chrysotis Up to 7 Wawushan 7-9.5.
121
Chinese Fulvetta Fulvetta striaticollis Endemic 2 Balanshan 10.5.
122
White-browed Fulvetta Fulvetta vinipectus 1 Balanshan 10.5.
123
Gray-hooded Fulvetta Fulvetta cinereiceps Endemic Up to 6 Wawushan 7-9.5.
124
Great Parrotbill Conostoma oemodium heard Wawushan 7.5, 1 there 8.5.
125
Vinous-throated Parrotbill Sinosuthora webbiana 6 Wang Jiang Hotel, Chengdu 6.5 and Beijing Botanical Garden 15.5 and 1 Beijing Botanical Garden 18.5 and 4 Beijing Botanical Garden 21.5.
126
Gray-hooded Parrotbill Sinosuthora zappeyi Endemic 2 Wawushan 7.5.
127
Black-throated Parrotbill Suthora nipalensis 2 Wawushan 7.5, 2 there 8.5.
128
Stripe-throated Yuhina Yuhina gularis 1 Wolong area 12.5.
129
White-collared Yuhina Yuhina diademata Up to 16 Wawushan 7-9.5, 2 Balanshan 11.5 and 8 Wolong area 12.5.
130
Chestnut-flanked White-eye Zosterops erythropleurus 5 Wawushan 6.5.
131
Black-streaked Scimitar-Babbler Megapomatorhinus gravivox 1 Wawushan 7.5.
132
Spotted Laughingthrush Ianthocincla ocellata 2 Longxi-Hongkou National Nature Reserve 13.5.
133
Barred Laughingthrush Ianthocincla lunulata Endemic 2 Wolong area 12.5.
134
Giant Laughingthrush Ianthocincla maxima Endemic 4 Balanshan 10.5 and 4 Wolong area 12.5.
135
White-throated Laughingthrush Ianthocincla albogularis 1 heard Wawushan 8.5 and 8 Longxi-Hongkou National Nature Reserve 13.5.
136
Buffy Laughingthrush Ianthocincla berthemyi Endemic 1 Wolong area 12.5.
137
White-browed Laughingthrush Ianthocincla sannio 6 Wang Jiang Hotel, Chengdu 6.5 and 1 Dujiangyan Panda Research Center 14.5.
138
Chinese Babax Ianthocincla lanceolata 1 Balanshan 11.5 and 3 Wolong area 12.5.
139
Elliot's Laughingthrush Trochalopteron elliotii Endemic Up to 7 Wawushan 7-9.5, heard Balanshan 10.5, 3 there 11.5, 2 heard Wolong area 12.5 and 2 Longxi-Hongkou National Nature Reserve 13.5.
140
Red-winged Laughingthrush Trochalopteron formosum 2 Wawushan 8.5.
141
Red-billed Leiothrix Leiothrix lutea Up to 12 Wawushan 6-9.5 and 4 Longxi-Hongkou National Nature Reserve 13.5.
142
Red-tailed Minla Minla ignotincta 2 Wawushan 7.5.
143
Gray-faced Liocichla Liocichla omeiensis (VU) Endemic 3 Wawushan 8.5, heard there 9.5.
144
Dark-sided Flycatcher Muscicapa sibirica 1 Olympic Forest Park, Beijing 20.5.
145
Gray-streaked Flycatcher Muscicapa griseisticta 2 Olympic Forest Park, Beijing 20.5.
146
Verditer Flycatcher Eumyias thalassinus 2 Wawushan 7.5, 5 Wawushan 9.5 and 2 Balanshan 11.5.
147
Indian Blue Robin Larvivora brunnea 1 Wolong area 12.5.
148
White-bellied Redstart Luscinia phaenicuroides 3 Wawushan 9.5.
149
Blue Whistling-Thrush Myophonus caeruleus caeruleus 3 Longxi-Hongkou National Nature Reserve 13.5.
150
Firethroat Calliope pectardens 1 Wolong area 12.5.
151
White-tailed Rubythroat Calliope pectoralis 3 Balanshan 10.5, 1 there 11.5.
152
Grandala Grandala coelicolor 10 Balanshan 10.5.
153
Himalayan Bluetail Tarsiger rufilatus 2 Balanshan 11.5.
154
White-browed Bush-Robin Tarsiger indicus 1 heard Wawushan 8.5.
155
Korean Flycatcher Ficedula zanthopygia 1 Beijing Botanical Garden 15.5 and 2 pair Beijing Botanical Garden 21.5.
156
Green-backed Flycatcher Ficedula elisae 1กโ Beijing Botanical Garden 15.5.
157
Mugimaki Flycatcher Ficedula mugimaki 1 Beijing Botanical Garden 15.5.
158
Slaty-blue Flycatcher Ficedula tricolor 2 Wawushan 7.5.
159
Snowy-browed Flycatcher Ficedula hyperythra 1กแ Wolong area 12.5.
160
Rufous-gorgeted Flycatcher Ficedula strophiata Up to 6 Wawushan 7-9.5 and 1กแ Longxi-Hongkou National Nature Reserve 13.5.
161
Taiga Flycatcher Ficedula albicilla 4 Beijing Botanical Garden 15.5 and 12 Olympic Forest Park, Beijing 16.5 and 1 Olympic Forest Park, Beijing 20.5.
162
Blue-fronted Redstart Phoenicurus frontalis 12 Balanshan 10.5, 3 there 11.5.
163
Plumbeous Redstart Phoenicurus fuliginosus 2 Wawushan 7.5, 6 Balanshan 11.5 and 5 Wolong area 12.5.
164
White-capped Redstart Phoenicurus leucocephalus 1 Wawushan 6.5, 4 Balanshan 10.5, 3 there 11.5 and 3 Wolong area 12.5.
165
Daurian Redstart Phoenicurus auroreus 3 Wolong area 12.5 and 1กแ Beijing Botanical Garden 18.5 and 1กแ Beijing Botanical Garden 21.5.
166
Siberian Stonechat Saxicola maurus 1กโ Olympic Forest Park, Beijing 16.5.
167
Gray Bushchat Saxicola ferreus 1 Wolong area 12.5.
168
Long-tailed Thrush Zoothera dixoni 1 Balanshan 11.5.
169
Plain-backed Thrush Zoothera mollissima mollissima 1 Balanshan 10.5.
170
Black-breasted Thrush Turdus dissimilis heard Wawushan 8.5, heard there 9.5.
171
Chinese Blackbird Turdus mandarinus 1 Wang Jiang Hotel, Chengdu 6.5, 3 Erwang Temple, Dujiangyan, Sichuan 13.5, 1กแ Beijing Botanical Garden 15.5, 2 Olympic Forest Park, Beijing 16.5 and 4 Beijing Botanical Garden 21.5.
172
Chestnut Thrush Turdus rubrocanus heard Balanshan 10.5, heard there 11.5 and 12 Wolong area 12.5.
173
White-backed Thrush Turdus kessleri 1 Balanshan 11.5.
174
Chinese Thrush Turdus mupinensis 1 heard Wawushan 6.5.
175
European Starling Sturnus vulgaris 4 Olympic Forest Park, Beijing 20.5 and 1 Beijing Botanical Garden 21.5.
176
Red-billed Starling Spodiopsar sericeus 1 Beijing Botanical Garden 21.5.
177
Common Myna Acridotheres tristis 1 Wang Jiang Hotel, Chengdu 6.5.
178
Crested Myna Acridotheres cristatellus 1 Wang Jiang Hotel, Chengdu 6.5.
179
Gould's Sunbird Aethopyga gouldiae Up to 4 Wawushan 7-9.5, 4 Wolong area 12.5 and 2 Longxi-Hongkou National Nature Reserve 13.5.
180
Alpine Accentor Prunella collaris 3 Balanshan 10.5, 3 there 11.5.
181
Rufous-breasted Accentor Prunella strophiata 6 Balanshan 10.5, 1 there 11.5.
182
Gray Wagtail Motacilla cinerea 1 Wawushan 6.5, 3 there 7.5, 4 Wawushan 9.5, 1 Balanshan 10.5, 1 there 11.5, 1 Wolong area 12.5 and 1 Beijing Botanical Garden 21.5.
183
White Wagtail Motacilla alba 1 Wang Jiang Hotel, Chengdu 6.5, 1 Wolong area 12.5, 1 Longxi-Hongkou National Nature Reserve 13.5 and 1 Olympic Forest Park, Beijing 20.5.
184
Rosy Pipit Anthus roseatus 15 Balanshan 10.5, 10 there 11.5.
185
Olive-backed Pipit Anthus hodgsoni 2 Balanshan 10.5, 1 there 11.5 and 2 Wolong area 12.5.
186
Water Pipit Anthus spinoletta 1 Balanshan 11.5.
187
Crested Bunting Melophus lathami 8 Balanshan 11.5.
188
Slaty Bunting Latoucheornis siemsseni Endemic 9 Wolong area 12.5 and 2กแกแ Longxi-Hongkou National Nature Reserve 13.5.
189
Yellow-throated Bunting Emberiza elegans 1 Beijing Botanical Garden 15.5.
190
Yellow-breasted Bunting Emberiza aureola (EN) 1 Olympic Forest Park, Beijing 20.5.
191
Chestnut Bunting Emberiza rutila 1 Olympic Forest Park, Beijing 20.5.
192
Black-faced Bunting Emberiza spodocephala 1 Beijing Botanical Garden 18.5.
193
Plain Mountain-Finch Leucosticte nemoricola 10 Balanshan 10.5.
194
Black-headed Mountain-Finch Leucosticte brandti 1 Balanshan 10.5.
195
Crimson-browed Finch Pinicola subhimachala 2 Balanshan 10.5.
196
Gray-headed Bullfinch Pyrrhula erythaca 2 Wawushan 6.5.
197
Dark-breasted Rosefinch Carpodacus nipalensis 6 Balanshan 10.5, 3 there 11.5.
198
Common Rosefinch Carpodacus erythrinus 2 Balanshan 11.5.
199
Vinaceous Rosefinch Carpodacus vinaceus 1 Wawushan 7.5, 4 there 8.5.
200
Three-banded Rosefinch Carpodacus trifasciatus 1 Balanshan 10.5, 1 there 11.5.
201
Sharpe's Rosefinch Carpodacus verreauxii 1 Balanshan 10.5.
202
Chinese White-browed Rosefinch Carpodacus dubius femininus Endemic 15 Balanshan 10.5, 2 there 11.5.
203
Streaked Rosefinch Carpodacus rubicilloides 1 Balanshan 10.5, 5 there 11.5.
204
Red-fronted Rosefinch Carpodacus puniceus 2 Balanshan 10.5.
205
Oriental Greenfinch Chloris sinica 8 Beijing Botanical Garden 15.5, 4 Olympic Forest Park, Beijing 16.5, 8 Beijing Botanical Garden 18.5 and 5 Olympic Forest Park, Beijing 20.5.
206
Yellow-billed Grosbeak Eophona migratoria 2 pair Beijing Botanical Garden 21.5.
207
White-winged Grosbeak Mycerobas carnipes 1 Balanshan 10.5.
208
Eurasian Tree Sparrow Passer montanus 5 Erwang Temple, Dujiangyan, Sichuan 12.5, 50 Beijing Botanical Garden 15.5, 60 Olympic Forest Park, Beijing 16.5, 60 Beijing Botanical Garden 18.5 and 80 Olympic Forest Park, Beijing 20.5.
Mammals
Checklist: GT (Non-birds) 2.0
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Tolai Hare Lepus tolai 1 Beijing Botanical Garden 21.5.
2
Large-eared Pika Ochotona macrotis 1 Balanshan 11.5.
3
Himalayan Marmot Marmota himalayana Balanshan 10.5.
4
Red Panda Ailurus fulgens 1 Wawushan 7.5, observed there 8.5.
5
Eurasian Badger Meles meles 1 Balanshan 10.5.
6
Reeves' Muntjac Muntiacus reevesi 1 Balanshan 11.5.
7
Bharal Pseudois nayaur 4 Balanshan 10.5, 18 there 11.5.