More beautiful birds in Yangxian county, China


Russet sparrows, 5 April 2018

As this blog said before, on 5 April 2018, we were at a hide in Yangxian county, Shaanxi province, China; to see golden pheasants. We did not just see golden pheasants, but other beautiful birds as well. Like russet sparrows, with which my earlier blog post ended. Here on the photo some more russet sparrows, both male and female.

Songbird, 5 April 2018

The songbird on this photo may look a bit like a blackcap, but isn’t. Blackcaps don’t live in China.

Oriental turtle dove, 5 April 2018

One of many oriental turtle doves near the golden pheasant hide.

Red-billed blue magpies, 5 April 2018

And a red-billed blue magpie came again. One? No, two of these beautiful birds.

Red-billed blue magpies, on 5 April 2018

Oriental turtle dove and pheasant, 5 April 2018

And yet another oriental turtle dove. With a male golden pheasant behind it.

Oriental turtle dove and pheasants, 5 April 2018

With two male golden pheasants.

Oriental turtle dove, on 5 April 2018

Maybe thin branches are easier if you are an oriental turtle dove. You don’t have to share them with pheasants.

White-browed laughingthrush, 5 April 2018

Finally, this white-browed laughingthrush.

Stay tuned, as there will be more on this blog about beautiful birds in Shaanxi, China!

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