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Stijn De Win





The Bali Myna day trip. 


Taiwan endemics count


Laos' Khammouane Bulbul


A guided morning birding

at Tonpariwat WS


The count from

Chiang Dao

canopy tower


Ater 124 years,

the 'Tiger' returns

to Philippines



In Focus


Western Hoolock Gibbon


Asian Glossy Starling


Silvery Kingfisher







Photos by Stijn


Tsengwen estuary

(Black-faced Spoonbill pavilion)

N 23°04.755’  E 120°03.213’

Altitude 4 m

Birds of interest; Black-faced Spoonbills, Caspian Tern, Saunder’s Gull,

waders incl. Grey-tailed Tattler and Far Eastern Curlew.

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                                      Sharp-tailed Sandpiper                                                               Black-faced Spoonbills



Anmashan KM 12

(roadside birding)

N 24°13.214’  E 120°53.631’

Altitude 824m

Birds of interest; Taiwan Scimitar Babbler, Dusky Fulvetta, Vinous-throated Parrotbill, White-bellied Pigeon, Silver-backed Needletail, White-tailed Robin, Taiwan Barbet, Brownish-Flanked Bush Warbler,

Oriental Turtle Dove, Rufous-faced Warbler, Rusty Laughingthrush.

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                                            White-bellied Pigeon                                                                   Taiwan Scimitar Babbler



Anmashan KM 32

(good roadside forest)

N 24°13.602’  E 120°58.483’

Altitude 1953m

Birds of interest; White-backed Woodpecker, Grey-headed Woodpecker, Taiwan Barwing,

Rufous-crowned Laughingthrush, Pale Thrush, Swinhoe’s Peasant, Rufous-faced Warbler,

Taiwan Yuhina, White-eared Sibia, Black-throated Tit, Taiwan Wren Babbler,

Scaly Thrush, Eurasian Jay, Vivid Niltava.

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                                                   Scaly Thrush                                                                                   Pale Thrush



Anmashan KM 47

(Photographers Mikado stake-out.)

N 24°16.261’  E 121°01.569’

Altitude 2538m

Birds of interest; Mikado Pheasant, Vinaceous Rosefinch, Collared Bush Robin,

White-browed Bush Robin, Spotted Nutcracker.

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                                                Mikado Pheasant                                                                female Vinaceous Rosefinch



Anmashan Top Parking Lot

(For start of walk on the birding track.)

N 24°16.744’  E 121°01.542’

Altitude 2578m

Birds of interest; Flamecrest, Taiwan Fulvetta, White-whiskered Laughingthrush, Collared Bush Robin,

White-browed Bush Robin, Mikado Pheasant, Silver-backed Needletail, Beavan’s Bullfinch,

Spotted Nutcracker, Golden Parrotbill, Taiwan Bush Warbler, Yellow-bellied Bush Warbler.

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                                             Spotted Nutcracker                                                                              Flamecrest



Huisun Forest Reserve


N 24°04.575’  E 120°59.923’

Altitude 499m

Birds of interest; Taiwan Blue Magpie, Maroon [Red] Oriole, Dusky Fulvetta,

Grey-capped Pygmy Woodpecker, Taiwan Barbet, Malayan Night Heron.

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                               Entrance to the forest recreation area.                                                            Red Oriole



Huisun Forest Reserve

(forest station)

N 24°05.445’  E 121°01.944’

Altitude 685m

Birds of interest; Taiwan Blue Magpie, Varied Tit, Swinhoe’s Pheasant, Taiwan Partridge, White-bellied Erpornis, Grey-capped Pygmy Woodpecker.

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                                                Taiwan Blue Magpie                                                                             Varied Tit



Chung Yang Farm

(entrance into grounds)

N 24°01.658’  E 121°09.471’

Altitude 1222m

Birds of interest; Collared Finchbill, Black-faced Bunting, Vinous-throated Parrotbill, Taiwan Hwamei,

Taiwan Bamboo Partridge, Brown-headed Thrush, Striated Prinia, Taiwan Yuhina,

Brownish-flanked Bush Warbler, White-eared Sibia.

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                                                 Taiwan Hwamei                                                                            Collared Finchbill



Blue Gate track

(parking at start)

N 24°06.473’  E 121°11.840’

Altitude 2184m

Birds of interest along the track; Taiwan Wren Babbler, Taiwan Barwing, Brown Bullfinch,

Swinhoe’s Pheasant, Rufous-faced Warbler, Black Eagle, Taiwan Yuhina, Taiwan Fulvetta,

Taiwan Shortwing, Taiwan Tit, White-eared Sibia, Plain Flowerpecker, Vivid Niltava,

Black-throated Tit, White-tailed Robin, White-backed Woodpecker.

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Taiwan Tit, Taiwan Barwing, Taiwan Yuhina and Black Eagle.



Hehuan Pass

(km 33)

N 24°08.523’  E 121°17.077’

Altitude 3139m

Birds of interest; Alpine Accentor, Vinaceous Rosefinch, Collared Bush Robin,

White-whiskered Laughingthrush, Taiwan Bush Warbler, Flamecrest.

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                                                 Alpine Accentor                                                                              Collared Bush Robin



Huben Temple

(Park here and explore vicinity.)

N 23°43.394’  E 120°37.591’

Altitude 216m

Birds of interest in the area; Fairy Pitta, Taiwan Bamboo Partridge, Taiwan Barbet,

Grey-capped Pygmy Woodpecker, Oriental Cuckoo, Mountain Scops Owl, Slaty-legged Crake,

Besra, Malayan Night Heron, Taiwan Whistling Thrush, White-tailed Robin,

Collared Finchbill, Taiwan Scimitar Babbler, Dusky Fulvetta.

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                                                    Huben temple                                                                                  'Fairy' Pitta



Yushan National Park

(Tataka visitor center.)

N 23°29.271’  E 120°53.424’

Altitude 2608m

Birds of interest in the area; Golden Parrotbill, Beavan’s Bullfinch, Vinaceous Rosefinch,

White-browed Bush Robin, Flamecrest, White-whiskered Laughingthrush,

Mikado Pheasant, Taiwan Bush Warbler, Collared Bush Robin.

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                                             Beavan’s Bullfinch                                                                        Vinaceous Rosefinch



Chuchan Botanical Garden


N 23°46.380’  E 120°40.374’

Altitude 149m

Birds of interest; Malayan Night Heron, Grey Treepie, Crested Goshawk

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                                              Malayan Night Heron                                                                       Crested Goshawk



Longluan Lake

(entrance and parking lot)

N 21°58.593’  E 120°44.113’

Altitude 29m

Birds of interest; Taiwan Bulbul, Taiwan Hwamei, Taiwan Bamboo Partridge, Spot-billed Duck, waterbirds, raptors.

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                                        Taiwan Bamboo Partridge                                                                         Taiwan Bulbul




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This information page published 24 January 2012, Copyright    All rights reserved.