Wild About Hong Kong

Hiking, birding, wildlife, conservation, environmental issues and more….

Places and Trails across Hong Kong

Four Kowloon Parks and Chi Lin Nunnery

Four Kowloon Parks and Chi Lin Nunnery

During the Covid pandemic, many people have spent longer indoors than is really good for mental or physical…

Deep Bay: Hong Kong’s Threatened Wetland of International Importance

Deep Bay: Hong Kong’s Threatened Wetland of International Importance

Table of Contents[Open][Close]Mai Po Marshes Nature ReserveMai Po reserve management, and wetland woes to the westDeep Bay’s established…

Hiking a South Lamma Circuit – akin to far-flung New Territories

Hiking a South Lamma Circuit – akin to far-flung New Territories

While Sok Kwu Wan is familiar as a coastal village dominated by seafood restaurants, it’s also a good…

Activities in Hong Kong outdoors

Hong Kong’s Wonderful Wildlife (and a little plantlife)

Rare Turtles, Paradise Fish and Abundant Ants in Hong Kong Countryside

Rare Turtles, Paradise Fish and Abundant Ants in Hong Kong Countryside

Take a hike through the Hong Kong countryside and, chances are, you will enjoy some wonderful scenery -…

Hong Kong is Home to a Rich Biodiversity

Hong Kong is Home to a Rich Biodiversity

Perhaps surprisingly for a densely packed metropolis, Hong Kong is home to a rich biodiversity, with impressive numbers…

Urban Birds in Hong Kong inc Ho Man Tin Hotspot

Urban Birds in Hong Kong inc Ho Man Tin Hotspot

On Hong Kong Island, Hong Kong Park and woods just above the skyscrapers are now home to an…

Weather including tropical cyclones

Tropical Cyclone Ma-on Headed for Hong Kong

Tropical Cyclone Ma-on Headed for Hong Kong

25 August 2022 (evening) update: Ma-on took a track somewhat south and west of earlier forecasts; passed within…

Severe Typhoon Mangkhut highlights perils of massive reclamation by Lantau

Typhoon Mangkhut helped show “storm surge” is a threat to modern cities, not just something for the history…

Typhoon Jebi a Warning for East Lantau Metropolis aka Lantau Tomorrow Vision

You’ve surely seen the shocking images from Japan last week, including as Osaka’s Kansai International Airport was flooded…

So many places to explore in Hong Kong’s great outdoors!