Day 1 Arrival Nanchang, Driving to Wucheng Natinal Nature Reserve.
Morning Flight to Nanchang From Guangzhou/shanghai/Bejing/Fuzhou, Upon your arrival , Our Guide will pick you up from Nanchang airport and transfer you to Wucheng town in Yongxiu county(1.5hours driving), Where the Poyang Hu National Nature Reserve located. We will have our lunch in Yongxiu county. After Lunch, We will driving to Da Hu Chi, then you will see Large flocks of geese included Bean, Greater White-fronted and small numbers of Swan Geese. Large flocks of Eurasian Spoonbills and Bewick's Swans, Oriental Storks, Common Cranes and wonderful Siberian Cranes , Spotted Redshanks, etc. After, we will take a boat to Sha Hu lake, to see Siberian Cranes, Oriental Stork, Hooded and White-naped Cranes, Swan, Tundra, Taiga, Greater and Lesser White-fronted Geese.
Day 2 Birding to Wucheng, Nanjishan, Wuyuan
Drive to Nanjishan Nature Reserve, (2.5hours driving)The south side of Poyang Hu, which is located in the estuary of Gan jiang River where an alluvial delta is formed by sediments from upstream into Poyang Lake. We will see more water birds at Nanjishan Nature Reserve, Twelve species are listed as national key protected birds and 13 species in CITES. A total of 47 species and 38 378 individuals of the waterbirds were recorded in six lakes, including 29 genera, 14 families and 6 orders. Then drive to Wuyuan in the afternoon(3.5 hours).
Day 3 All day long birding in Wuyuan
Full day long bird watching around Wuyuan. We will have an early get-up at 6:00 while it is still dark, then drive 40 minutes (day time already at 6:30)to the first birding spot, a remote Village,which is used to be a forestry farm with abundant seeds trees. You will spend the whole morning near this area. the target birds here including Grey-chinned Minivet, Black and Chestnut Bulbuls, Chinese Bulbuls, Collared Finchbill, Hwamei, Grey-sided Scimitar Babbler, Black-throated Tit, Japanese White-eye, Fork-tailed Sunbird and Tristram’s Bunting, Common Pheasant and Elliot's Pheasant,etc. then drive back towards another village for Scaly-sided Mergansers. the habitat for mergansers is only 3 kilometers far away from the village along the Le' An river, this spot is proved a very reliable one for mergansers, we constantly see them in recent years since 2008,though the total number is not many( 22, in 2008; 20,in 2009; 19, in 2010; 20, in 2011; 17, in 2012 ).then drive to the 3rd. spot for more forest birts: Chinese Bamboo Partridge, Grey-capped Woodpecker, Common Kingfisher, Oriental Turtle Dove Long-tailed Shrike, Black-collared Starling, etc. Then drive back to hotel for dinner before 5:30( It is dark already at 5:30 PM. in winter Wuyuan), Night in Wuyuan.
Day 4 Wuyuan, Nanchang, Beijing/Guangzhou/shanghai/Fuzhou
A final morning in Wuyuan, Still travel around to see more birds, Mandarin Ducks, Elliot's Pheasant , Red-billed Starling and Sooty-headed Bulbul, Eastern Imperial Eagle, Brown Crake, Plain Prinia, Black-collared Starling, Crested Myna and Scaly-breasted Munia, etc. After, drive back to Nanchang Airport(4 hours driving) , go back warm home.