Wild About Hong Kong

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

Places and Trails across Hong Kong

Lantau Island Hikes for All Seasons

Lantau Island Hikes for All Seasons

Lantau Peak There’s a steep trail with flights of rough rock steps to the summit of Lantau Peak,…

Sham Chung – curiouser and curiouser

Sham Chung – curiouser and curiouser

With its traditional hamlets, old woods, setting in a basin ringed by hills within Sai Kung Country Park,…

Over Dragon’s Back to Big Wave Bay beach

Over Dragon’s Back to Big Wave Bay beach

Think of beaches on Hong Kong Island, and I guess you first picture beaches with main roads right…

Activities in Hong Kong outdoors

Hiking in Hong Kong

Hiking in Hong Kong

Hong Kong is a marvellous place for hiking, thanks to its splendid setting. ]If you know Hong Kong…

Sea Kayaking Hong Kong

The Sai Kung area is astounding and ideal for sea kayaking, exploring and snorkelling. Sea Kayaking Hong Kong’s…

HK Mountain Biking

Due to the HK Mountain Bike Association several trails have been opened to the public. We do have…

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

Spring Migration of Grey-faced Buzzards and Chinese Sparrowhawks in Hong Kong

Spring Migration of Grey-faced Buzzards and Chinese Sparrowhawks in Hong Kong

Hong Kong is usually a poor place for seeing migrating birds of prey; on many days, you might…

Threats and changes to Hong Kong insect populations

Threats and changes to Hong Kong insect populations

While there’s no apocalypse now in Hong Kong’s insect world, threats and changes are cause for concern -…

Birdwatching Close to Home – in Your Hong Kong Local Patch

Birdwatching Close to Home – in Your Hong Kong Local Patch

Over 500 species of birds have been recorded in Hong Kong, which is around five percent of all…

Weather including tropical cyclones

Forecasters Benefit from Flights into Typhoons

Forecasters Benefit from Flights into Typhoons

As well as employing computer models and weather station info, the Hong Kong Observatory is employing reconnaissance flights…

Hong Kong weather outlook warmer wetter wilder

With global warming only just getting started, according to scientists, it’s time for Hong Kong to move beyond…

Typhoon Vicente hurricane force winds blast Hong Kong

Severe Typhoon Vicente slammed Hong Kong on 23 and 24 July 2012, with hurricane force winds blasting places…

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