Shing Mun 城門水塘

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Shing Mun is relatively under-birded.


Key Species

Can be good for thrushes and flycatchers.


Other Species

Most woodland species are found here.


Other Wildlife

Plenty of introduced macaques in the area, they can be a nuisance.



The arboretum can be a good spot.


Habitat and Vegetation

Regenerating secondary, contiguous with Tai Po Kau.



Getting there

Take the MTR to Tsuen Wan and then a taxi or 82m minibus up to Shing Mun reservoir.


General Information

Altitude: 100-300m    Disturbance: popular walking trail