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Rare in Taiwan, White-throated Kingfisher is easier to find in Kinmen Island across Taiwan Strait. This one’s wings shine under the midday sun.
The male Daurian Redstart has a pretty bright plumage and is not very shy from people, so is a good model for bird photographers. The … Read More “Daurian Redstart”
Over a watershed which is the principal water resource of millions of people in Taipei Metro Area, an osprey catches a fish and soon flies … Read More “Osprey”
A winter migratory bird often seen in Taiwan’s wetlands and coastal beaches, the Black-bellied Plover (also known as Grey Plover) is capable of flying long … Read More “Black-bellied Plover”
A common bird in Taiwan, Yellow-bellied Prinia often perches on the reed stalk at riverside or wetland. It may not be the top choice for … Read More “Yellow-bellied Prinia”
Taiwan Yellow Tit is an endemic species of Taiwan. Compared with other tits on the Island, it has a small population, and is classed as … Read More “Taiwan Yellow Tit”
The simultaneous presence of these two birds is interesting. The Gray-headed Woodpecker at the top lives in Taiwan’s high mountain forests, and is rare to … Read More “Gray-headed Woodpecker and Taiwan Barbet”
A month ago a Siberian Crane wandered to Taiwan and landed at the field in I-Lan County. It has been six years since the previous … Read More “Siberian Crane”
Nemesis of bees and hornets, the Oriental Honey-buzzard’s favorite food is their pupae and larvae. Protected by scale-like layered feathers, it can resist even the … Read More “Oriental Honey-buzzard”
This Green-backed Tit fluffs itself up in a cute way. The photo is taken on the roadside of a mountain road to the aboriginal tribes … Read More “Green-backed Tit”
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