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A birding day out on 19th November.

Not by me, but by avid birder Matthew Kwan. As i have written before, the bio-diversity of Hong Kong is staggering....and this is particularly true of birds.

Here is a composite image of some of the birds that Mathew saw that day.

Mathew only went to two different locations...and guess how many different bird species he found? The answer is below, as he recounts his day.....

"You can see a lot of birds in Hong Kong on a single day. This morning at Shek Kong Catchment there were quite a lot of resident forest species, but also a wintering Verditer Flycatcher. In the afternoon I took a stroll in Long Valley, other than a lot of critically endangered Yellow-breasted Buntings, I also came upon a Rook, which is a rarity in Hong Kong! I totalled 87 species in the two sites combined!"

See his bird blog at : www.matthewkwanbirding.blogspot.com

係香港一日真係可以睇到好多雀,今日早上到雷公田看到不少本地的林區留鳥,也有冬候鳥銅藍鶲,下午再到塱原走了一轉,除了幾十隻極度瀕危的黃胸鵐外,更遇上了一隻香港稀有的禿鼻烏鴉!兩個地點加起來一天已經紀錄到87種鳥類!

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