Activities in Hong Kong Outdoors Hong Kong birding
Birds of Lion Head Mountain and Ngong Ping on Lantau, Hong Kong
In spring 2022, thanks to birding naturalist Paul Aston, I helped discover that the hills near Ngong Ping on Lantau island are good places for observing migrating birds of prey – especially Grey-faced Buzzards and Chinese Sparrowhawks, along with seeing…
Birdwatching Close to Home – in Your Hong Kong Local Patch
Endangered Hong Kong Birds, on Flights to Oblivion
Like canaries in a coal mine, endangered species are signs of danger facing planet earth, our life support system Perhaps for many people, learning of endangered species involves wildlife that lives “out there” somewhere – like giant pandas in bamboo…
Birdwatching in Hong Kong is a great pastime
You don’t need much equipment to start birdwatching. A pair of binoculars and a field guide will get you started on finding the wealth of species in Hong Kong. Do you watch wildlife, such as birds, butterflies, dragonflies, mammals, fish…
Watching and Photographing Black Kites in Hong Kong
Black Kites are among the territory’s most familiar birds.
Top Ten Hong Kong birds
Here’s a definitive list of the top ten Hong Kong birds.(Well, ok, this is subjective; but ten top species for sure.) Criteria include global status, appearance, relationship to Hong Kong – perhaps readily seen and familiar, maybe rare worldwide but…
No Bird Flu Just Enjoyable Visit to Mai Po
Despite all the brouhaha, there is no H5N1 at Mai Po.
Beginning birdwatching in Hong Kong
Hong Kong is an excellent place for birdwatching. Here, you can find global rarities that are tough to see elsewhere, encounter stunning songbirds, watch seabirds blasted inshore by typhoons (yes, typhoons – birdwatchers do far sillier things than just lurk…
Mai Po birding, Hong Kong
Mai Po Marshes Nature Reserve is a key part of the internationally important Deep Bay wetland
Hong Kong birding sites
There are many good birdwatching locations throughout Hong Kong.