Tai Po Kau Winter 2013-14

Tai Po Kau Winter 2013-14

all sightings below are from 24th dec morning. I was abble to have my best ever view of a male Reeve's Muntjac at very close range...

spotted dove 2
speckled Piculet 1
olive-backed pipit 2
white wagtail 1
grey-chinned minivet 3
red-whiskered bulbul
chestnut bulbul 10+
mountain bulubul 6
oriental magpie robin 2
red-flanked bluetail 2
grey-backed thrush 3
asian stubtail 2
yellow-browed leaf warbler 1
pallas's leaf warbler 10+
Goodson's Leaf warbler ssp goodsoni 2
common tailorbird 2
mountain tailorbird 3
grey-headed canary flycatcher 1
red-billed leiotrix 5
blue-winged minla 10
streak-breasted scimitar babbler 4
rufous-capped Babbler 5
Huet's Fulvetta 2
Pygmy wren babbler 1
cinereous Tit 8
yellow-cheeked Tit 1
fork-tailed Sunbird 11
Buff-bellied Flowerpecker 1
Japanese White Eye 4
Ashy Drongo 1
Large-billed Crow 2

Merry christmas...


23+24/1/2014 Tai Po Kau
Two days afternoon walks, so nice to see the female Fujian Nitava, down to the ground for a few seconds.
A spectacle warbler was seen on Friday in a bird waves with the grey-headed flycatcher, a pity failed to take a picture.

Fujian Niltava x1 (female)
Black Bulbul (heard)
Spectacled warbler sp. x1
Two-barred Warbler x2
Rufous-tailed Robin x1
Grey-headed flycatcher
Stubtail x5
Red-flanked Bluetail x5 (2 male)
Great Barbet (heard)
Bay Woodpecker (heard)
Leaf birds x3
Lesser Nacklaced Laughingthrush X3(in a group of 15+ Greater Nacklaced Laughthrushes)

Meiling 撞雀

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Feb 1 n Feb 3, morning

Ashy drongo
Black winged cuckoo shrike
Asian stubtail
Pallas's leaf warbler
Yellow browed warbler
Hartert's leaf warbler

Chestnut crowned warbler
Sulphur breased warbler
Grey headed flycatcher
Lesser necklaced laughingthrush 5X

Striated yuhina 20X
Black bulbul 6X

Grey backed thrush
Japanese thrush
White's thrush
Barred cuckoo dove

Speckled piculet
Bay woodpecker


Wow! What a great photo of the Cuckoo Dove in TPK! Great stuff! Congratulations~
As The Crow Flies- a Hong Kong Birding Blog


Must be one of the best ever days in TPK - congratulations Kwan!
Mike K
Mike KilburnVice Chairman, HKBWSChairman, Conservation Committee


2014-Feb-09, morning, moderate to heavy rain

Velvet-fronted Nuthatch 4
Black Kite 1
Yellow-browed Warbler 1
Chinese Bulbul 1
Red-whiskered Bulbul 1
Scarlet Minivet 1 male
Fork-tailed Sunbird 1
Orange-bellied Leafbird 3 one male and two female
Pygmy Wren-babbler 2 heard only
Grey-chinned Minivet 2 one male and one female
Black-winged Cuckooshrike 2
Pallas's Leaf Warbler 2
Japanese White-eye 1
Yellow-cheeked Tit 1
Silver-eared Mesia 3
White-bellied Erpornis 1
Huet's Fulvetta 2
Chestnut Bulbul 1
Black Bulbul 1 heard only
Blue-winged Minla 2
Cinereous Tit 2
Streak-breasted Scimitar Babbler 1 heard only
Common Tailorbird 2 heard only
Oriental Magpie Robin 1
White-rumped Munia 1 heard only
Total: 25 species

兩隻暗灰鵑鵙, two Black-winged Cuckooshrikes:


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Mar 1 n 2, morning

Ashy drongo
Black winged cuckoo shrike 2X
Grey backed thrush 3X
Japanese thrush
Hartert warbler
Yellow browed leaf warbler
Pallas's leaf warbler
Brownish flanked bush warbler
Lesser shortwing 3X
Rufous tailed robin

Bay woodpecker
Speckled piculet

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March 1 - -1400-1700 hours

Black Bulbul x 30 (brown walk)



April 11, 12 morning

Hodgson's hawk cuckoo
Large hawk cuckoo
Pygmy wren babbler 3X

Lesser shortwing 4X

Speckled piculet
Bay woodpecker

Hainan blue flycatcher 4X
Brown breasted flycatcher