Nan Chang 南昌

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The provincial capital of Nan Chang is a good base for exploring some sites close by including Po Yang lake and Lushan. The local parks can also be productive for birds, especially at migration time. For example Ashy Minivet was recorded on a trip to Renmin Park in late April 2011.



Nanchang, Renmin park, Paulownia sp.



Key Species

Renmin Park 人民公园: Ashy Minivet on migration. White-browed Laughingthrush (not sure if resident)


Other Species

Little Green Heron, Common Kingfisher, Chinese Blackbird, Eastern Great Tit Parus minor.


Other Wildlife




Look for the quieter areas. White-browed Laughingthrush was found near the main entrance to the park.


Habitat and Vegetation



Getting there

There are many hotels in Nanchang. Renmin Park is located close to the centre of the city.


General Information

County: Nanchang                  Area: n/a Altitude: 100                            Location: n/a Disturbance: some tourist disturbance.