Bai Sha He 白沙河

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Bai Sha He is easier to reach than Labahe from Ya'an. However, the birding is probably not so good.


Key Species

Forest Wagtail.


Other Species

Ashy-throated Parrotbill, Pekin Robin, Streak-breasted Scimitar Babbler, Grey Bushchat, Black-throated Tit, Yellow-bellied Tit, Brownish-flanked Bush Warbler


Other Wildlife






Habitat and Vegetation

Typical Sichuan sub-montane vegetation.


Getting there

Take a bus from Ya'an to Tianquan 天全 and then a taxi. There is a right hand turn soon after the river and then its a 20km drive up the river valley. The best area is off to the right, again crossing the river and past a gate.


General Information

County:  Ya'an                   Area: n/a
Altitude: 1200-1300m         Location: n/a
Disturbance: little.