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Emeishan and Wawushan Areas birding tour

Emeishan and Wawushan Areas birding tour

Duration:13 days
Birds possibleabout 100-150
Best season:from April to August
Day 1:  
Arrive in Chengdu
Day 2:
drive from Chengdu to Leidong Ping(2500m) of Emeishan,then birding up to the Golden Summit (3079m)  Overnight at Golden Summit Hotel
Day 3:
Early morning, we'll Birding in Golden Summit Areas, and then  descent from Golden Summit to Xixiangchi Monastery( Elephant Washing Pool Monastery)(2050m). birding all the way. Overnight at Xixiang Pool Monastery
Day 4:
Morning birding near Xixiang Monastery then walk down to Xiangfeng Monastery (1700M).             Overnight in Xiangfenf Monastery
Day 5:
Birding around in Xian Feng Monastery area. Overnight in Xianfeng Monastery, Overnight in Xiangfenf Monastery
Day 6:
Walk down to Hongchunping (or HongchunTerrace 1300m), birding all the way. Overnight in Hongchun Monastery
Day 7:
Walk down to Wu Xian Gang Car Park, birding all the way, then take the sightseeing bus to Baoguosi(700m). Overnight in Hong Zhu Shan Hotel
Day 8:
After some easy morning birdwatching around our hotel, we'll drive from Emeishan to Mt. Wawushan
Day 9
Full day birding in the middle level of Mt. Wawushan.
Day 10
Early morning, take the cable car to higher level of Wawushan, half day birding, back to hotel have lunch, then drive to the lower level, explore along the way till getting dark. Overnight in Wawushan.
Day 11
Drive to lower level for morning birding, and back to hotel have lunch, then cable car up to higher level, explore in some new trails. Back till getting dark.  Overnight in Wawushan.
Day 12
Free time for your to do birding in Wawushan. After lunch Drive the way back to Chengdu. .
Day 13
Departure from Chengdu
The prime endemic birds you may see in this trip are: Emei Shan Liocichla, Lady Amherst's Pheasant,Temminck's Tragopan,Chinese´┐Ż´┐ŻBamboo Partridge, Grey-hooded Parrotbill, Emei Shan Liocichla and the recently described Sichuan Treecreeper,Chinese Blue Flycatcher (split from Blue-throated), Black-streaked Scimitar Babbler,Grey-hooded Fulvetta, Brown-capped (or Dusky) Fulvetta and White-collared Yuhina Elliott's Laughingthrush, the lovely Red-winged Laughingthrush,  
Other birds we may encounter: Fork-tailed Sunbird Tristram's Bunting Fukien Slaty Bunting Yellow-throated Bunting Little Bunting Meadow Bunting Brambling Siskin Japanese Hawfinch Collared Grosbeak Vinaceous Rosefinch Brandt's Mountain Finch Long-tailed Shrike Eurasian Jay Blue Magpie Large-billed Crow Eurasian Nutcracker Common Buzzard  Black Kite Grey-faced Buzzard  Accipiter Grey-headed Lapwing Northern Lapwing Woodcock Common Kingfisher Greater Spotted Woodpecker Rufous-bellied Woodpecker Bay Woodpecker Grey-headed Woodpecker Japanese Waxwing Olive-backed Pipit White Wagtail Grey Wagtail Brown-breasted Bulbul Chinese Bulbul Mountain Bulbul  Chinese Song Thrush White's Thrush Naumann's Thrush Pale Thrush Chestnut Thrush Violet Whistling Thrush - common in streams Black-headed Sibia Streaked Barwing Fukien Niltava Ashy-throated Parrotbill Spot-breasted Parrotbill Golden Parrotbill Crested Parrotbill Streak-breasted Scim. Babbler - Pygmy Wren Babbler Hwamei Elliot's Laughingthrush Moustached Laughingthrush Black-faced Laughingthrush Red-winged Laughingthrush Rufous-capped Babbler Red-tailed Minla Red-billed Leiothrix Grey-cheeked Fulvetta Golden-breasted Fulvetta Collared Yuhina Stripe-throated Yuhina Black-chinned Yuhina Green Shrike-Babbler White-browed Shrike-Babbler Ashy-throated Warbler Pallas' Leaf Warbler Yellow-bellied Bush Warbler Rufous-faced Flycatcher Warbler  Green-backed Tit Yellow-bellied Tit Great Tit Marsh Tit Coal Tit Rufous-vented Tit Yellow-browed Tit Black-throated Tit Chestnut-vented Nuthatch Bar-tailed Treecreeper Collared Finchbill Magpie Robin Grey Bushchat Riverchat Red-flanked Bluetail Plumbeous Redstart Daurian Redstart Hodgson's Redstart Blue-fronted Redstart White-crowned Forktail Slaty-backed Forktail Spotted Forktail