China Winter BirdingTour
Poyang Hu, Wuyuan,Fujian Tour
Available Date: From November - Early March 2015-2016
Guide: Steven An(SE.China Birding Guide)
Group size: Small Private Tour(Maximum:8 Pax)
Day 1 International flight to Beijing/Shanghai,Over night in Beijing/Shanghai.
Day 2-4 Birding at Poyang Lake National Nature Reserve
Take the morning flight to Nanchang，then transfer to Poyang Lake National Nature Reserve.
Poyang Hu is a massive area of seasonal freshwater lake, located south of the mighty Yangtze River and is an internationally important area for waterbirds. we will explore many parts of Poyang Hu which attracts almost the entire world populations of Siberian Crane and Oriental Stork. Other species of high interest which we will see include, Tundra and Whooper Swans, Black-faced and Eurasian Spoonbills, Hooded and White-naped Cranes, Swan, Tundra, Taiga, Greater and Lesser White-fronted Geese, the rare Baer’s Pochard, Pied Avocet, Spotted Redshank, Japanese Quail.then drive to Wuyuan.
Days 5-7 Birding in Wuyuan
These 3 days are spent birding in and around Wuyuan which has many habitats ranging from rivers with pebble islands to stands of forest, rice paddies and wooded gardens. Scaly-sided Mergansers, Mandarin Duck, Long-billed Plover, Pied Falcone, Grey-chinned Minivet, Mountain,Black and Chestnut Bulbuls, Collared Finchbill, Hwamei, Grey-sided Scimitar Babbler, Black-throated Tit, Japanese White-eye, Tristram’s Bunting. then drive to Emei feng in Taining,Fujian.
Days 8-9 Birding at Emei feng
Emei feng is located in the northwest of Fujian，bordering to Jiangxi，is the seventh summit in Fujian province，the elevation of the main peak is 1714 meters. In 2000, a nature reserve has built up by the provincial government to protect forest ecosystems and rare wild animals and plants.
Cabot's Tragopan, Elliot's Pheasant, Koklass Pheasant,Silver Pheasant.White-neclanced Partridge, Spotted Wrenbabbler(Elachura), Buffy,Moustached Laughingthrush,Mountain Hawk Eagle,Yellow-cheeked Tit,Sultan tit,Chestnut-bellied Rock Thrush,Buff-throated Warbler,Blace-faced,Rustic,Elegant,Tristram's Bunting.
Day 10 Return to Nanchang and fly back to Beijing/Shanghai.