Wild About Hong Kong

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

Places and Trails across Hong Kong

Tung Ping Chau beach

Tung Ping Chau beach

Though it doesn’t boast Hong Kong’s best beach, Tung Ping Chau is a place where you can sometimes…

In Search of Cheung Chau’s Quieter Nooks n Crannies

In Search of Cheung Chau’s Quieter Nooks n Crannies

Step off the ferry to Cheung Chau, and you might think, Woah – this place looks as crowded as…

Hong Kong Forest Trails for Tranquillity and Wildlife Watching

Hong Kong Forest Trails for Tranquillity and Wildlife Watching

In this year that’s remarkable in Hong Kong for too many of the wrong reasons, it’s surely vital…

Activities in Hong Kong outdoors

HK sea fishing

Welcome to Hong Kong’s first ever offshore and deepsea fishing forum. Due to fishermen trade secrets we can’t…

HK diving

Hong Kong’s rocky reefs and coral communities shelter a diverse and exquisite range of fish and marine fauna…

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

Era of the Pig – Boom Times for Hong Kong’s Wild Boar

Era of the Pig – Boom Times for Hong Kong’s Wild Boar

If you visit the Hong Kong countryside on the edge of the city nowadays, you might come across…

Spectacular Swallowtails, Flying Tigers and Archdukes Arriving – Hong Kong Butterflies

Spectacular Swallowtails, Flying Tigers and Archdukes Arriving – Hong Kong Butterflies

If you happen upon a patch of brightly coloured flowers in a Hong Kong urban or country park,…

Hong Kong’s Enigmatic Porpoises: Finless, and Almost Friendless

Hong Kong’s Enigmatic Porpoises: Finless, and Almost Friendless

As we (four researchers plus me) cruise the waters south of Lantau, scanning the sea for life but…

Weather including tropical cyclones

Severe Tropical Storm Pabuk

Severe Tropical Storm Pabuk looked set to have passed Hong Kong, barely causing an impact other than a…

HK Number 8 Signal

Hong Kong’s Number 8 tropical cyclone warning can be controversial. Hong Kong’s Number 8 tropical cyclone warning can…

Hong Kong Typhoons including Calamitous Storm Surges

Hong Kong Typhoons including Calamitous Storm Surges

Typhoons have sometimes caused massive damage and loss of life in Hong Kong. Just months after British sovereignty…

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