Birding in Beijing Municipality
Beijing, also known as Peking in old times, is the capital of the People’s Republic of China. With a population of more than 17.65 million and covering 16, 000 square kilometers, Beijing is a municipality directly under the central government and the second largest city in China. T...
Birding in Shanghai Municipality
There are three major islands namely Chongming, Changxing and Hengsha in Shanghai. Among them, Chongming Island is the third largest island in China. Shanghai is a low-lying region with no mountains and few hills, short of dense forest and good habitats for forest birds. So the numbe...
Birding in Guangzhou City
Located in southern China on the Pearl River, Guangzhou City has a total population of 12.78 million. It is the capital and the largest city of Guangdong Province and the third largest city in China. As a part of the Pearl River Delta and one of the first cities opening up to the outside world, Guangzhou enjoys very important strategic and economic position in Guangdong Province and even in China.
Birding in Hangzhou City
With a total population of 8.7million, Hangzhou is the capital and largest city of Zhejiang Province and core city of the Yangtze River Delta. The city proper is built around the eastern and northern sides of West Lake, which was just selected as world natural heritage site in 2011...
Birding in Chengdu City
With 16,581,000 inhabitants in total, Chengdu is the capital of Sichuan province in Southwest China and one of the most important economic, transportation, and communication centers in Western China. Based on the fertile Chengdu Plain, which is also known as the "Kingdom under the Heaven", Chengdu has been one of the most important cities in China since its official establishment in 316BC.
Birding in Chongqing Municipality
Chongqing city belongs to a subtropical humid monsoon climate zone with hot summer and warm winter, light and heat in the same season, a long frost-free period, and plenty rain, so the city is known as one of the four stove cities in China. Chongqing city is located in southwest of China's interior and the upper reach of Yangtze River which is at the eastern edge of the Sichuan Basin and on the transition zone from Qinghai-Tibet Plateau to the Yangtze River.
Birding in Kunming City
Kunming, the capital of Yunnan Province, has served as the political, economic, and cultural center for Yunnan Province for more than 2,200 years. Kunming has a total population of 7.26 million consisting of 26 ethnic groups and covers an area of 21,473 square kilometres.
Birding in Tianjin Municipality
Tianjin is located in Northern China along the coast of the Bohai Gulf and covers 11,917 square kilometers of land territory. It lies at the northern end of the Grand Canal of China, which connects with the Yellow River and Yangtze River. The landform of Tianjin is generally flat, and swampy near the coast, but hilly in the far north, where the Yan Mountains intrude into northern Tianjin.
Birding in Xi'an City
Located in the heart area of China, Xi'an is the provincial capital of Shaaxi Province and has a total population of more than 8 million. Xi'an is one of the Four Great Ancient Capitals of China, serving as the capital for 13 different dynasties including several of the most important dynasties in Chinese history Zhou, Qin, Han, Sui, and Tang.
Birding in Fuzhou City
Fuzhou is the capital of Fujian Province in Southeast China and has a total population of 7 million people, of which over 4.4 million people staying in the city proper. Sitting at the estuary of Minjiang River, Fuzhou is an important port for trading in southeast China and has bee...