Category Archives: TRIP REPORTS

Reports on birding holidays from around the globe.

Washington State Trip Report – April 2008

13th – 27th April 2008 – Washington state trip report, USA by H.Cook.  This trip came about because I was doing a weeks university work in the state of Washington, USA so I tagged a week on beforehand to get some birding in on what was for me, a new continent and country. I was limited by the fact I can’t drive so arranged to meet up with a local birder for a few of the days who I got in contact with through the birdingpal.org website. Luckily she could drive and I couldn’t wait for the trip to begin. Continue reading

Birdwatching in Hong Kong

Hong Kong, with its scarce land and dense population, may seem an unlikely place for bird-watching. But, as we discovered on our first visit in January 2007 (on a two night stop-over on our way to New Zealand), Hong Kong has around 450 species of birds – about one third of the total bird species found in China! Hardly surprising then that Hong Kong is becoming increasingly popular with both local and overseas bird-watchers.

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