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    Siberian Cranes at Poyang Hu by Jon Hornbuckle.

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    Best Birds and other wildlife in Eastern China

    The lists below are for the northern winter months of November and December.

    Oriental Stork, Hooded, Siberian and White-naped Cranes, and Marsh Grassbird. Also a chance of Lesser White-fronted Goose, Baikal Teal and Falcated Duck, and an outside chance of Swinhoe’s Rail.

    Bewick’s Swan, Taiga and Tundra Bean, Greylag, Greater White-fronted and Swan Geese, ducks including Chinese Spot-billed Duck, Japanese Quail, Eurasian (Great) Bittern, Eurasian Spoonbill, Eastern Marsh-harrier, Brown Crake, Common Crane, Pied Avocet, Spotted Redshank, Pied and White-breasted Kingfishers, Oriental Skylark, Chinese Penduline-tit, Sooty-headed Bulbul, Plain Prinia, Black-collared and Red-billed Starlings, Crested Myna, buntings including Pallas’s (Reed) and Yellow-browed Buntings, Chinese (Yellow-billed) Grosbeak and Scaly-breasted Munia. Also a chance of Smew, Black Stork and Eastern Imperial Eagle.

    An outside chance of Yangtze Finless Porpoise and Chinese Water Deer.

    Best Sites for Birds and other wildlife in Eastern China