Chengdu 成都

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birding southeast china


Chengdu has some great parks, which can be good for birding at any time of year.


Key Species

Ashy-throated Parrotbill, Yellow-billed Grosbeak


Other Species

White-cheeked Laughingthrush, Black-throated Tit


Other Wildlife




People's Park 人民公园 is a good place to get close-up pictures of the grosbeak. Food is put out for them in the mornings at the Heming teahouse.


Habitat and Vegetation

Mix of native trees.


Getting there

There are plenty of direct flights from Hong Kong though expect delays of 2-3 hours on every flight.


General Information

There are lots of good camping and trekking equipment shops near the Tibetan district.