17 February 2011

Tai Tong Country Park, Yuen Long

After a tip-off, we went to the fringes of Tai Tong Country Park - which is well away from where we would normally go birding.

But after two good days there I realize we should go there more often !

Rufous-gorgetted Flycatcher

Black Bulbul



 (Toad fans...  look away now !)



Greater-necklaced Laughingthrush


Olive-backed Pipit

Red-flanked Bluetail


Grey-backed Thrush (m)


Pale Thrush

Grey-backed Thrush (f)

A combination of cold weather, food scraps from picnickers, fallen fruit, - mainly from Persian lilac (Melia azerdarach) - has created a bird buffet.

Thrushes are usually very shy here in Hong Kong, but their hunger has made them bolder in the last few days.
 

2 comments:

  1. Nice work, thrushes are very shy here too, a bit of a change from boldly hopping across the lawn and singing from the top of the house like in the UK..........

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  2. Stu, yes, it's been a great winter here for thrushes...

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