As one of the largest countries in the world, China has a vast territory (about 10 million square kilometers), various climate conditions ranging from temperate, tropic, sub-tropic, sub-frigid to arid and oceanic, and diversified topographies going from the highest mountain peak Qomolangma (29029 feet above the sea level) to Turpan Basin (508 feet below the sea level). All these have blessed China with one of the richest bird resources in the world. In total, there are 1408 species belonging to 429 genera, 101 families and 24 orders in China. China is known as the distribution center for pheasants, of the total 200 pheasants species in the world, there are 62 living in China. China has more than 36 different kinds of laughingthrushes, accounting for more than half of the world total. China also has large number of endemic birds such asTibetan Babaxi, Tibetan Eared Pheasants, Rusty-necklaced Partridge, Sichuan Patridage, Tibetan Rosefinch, Snowy-cheeked Laughingthrush, Three-toed Parrotbill, Slaty Bunting, Sichuan Jay, Chinese Monal, White-speckled Laughing thrush, Yunnan Nuthatch, just to name a few. There are 13 Endemic Bird Areas in China; With many years of engaging in the birding field, Alpinebirding team has accumulated a solid information base about birds in different places in China. We will be very happy to provide you a list of special birds in a certain area in China at your request
If you want to know more about bird resources in a certain province in China, please click the relative province to get more information about bird resources and habitats in that province.
We got an inquiry from Susan for two and half day private trip to see and photograph Crested Ibis and other birds. After knowing that Susan is a very experienced birder who has started birding from the age of 14, and both Susan and her husband Philip were