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Nanhui, Shanghai in August

26 days ago   |   By 10,000 Birds

August is a bit of a transition month - from the summer lull at the beginning of the month to the first shorebird migrants a bit later, and the very first migrating passerines at the end of the month. This can mean some interesting birding, if you can bear the Shanghai heat...
Of course, the egrets and herons described in my last post are still around.
Cattle Egret... though some of them seem to want to hide (which is really difficult for a white bird)
Little Egret: Once, I showed a photo of a Little Egret to a Chinese fruit vendor lady. She was impressed and said that the bird certainly...
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