Taipei Botanical Garden 台北植物園

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This site is easily reached in central Taipei. It is best known for Malaysian Night Heron but can also be a good place to find migrants.


Key Species

Malaysian Night Heron


Other Species

Chinese Bulbul (Taiwan race),


Other Wildlife




The Malaysian Night Heron is easy to find, feeding on the grass in the more secluded sections of the park.


Habitat and Vegetation

Urban park with mature trees, grassy areas and ponds.


Getting there

There is a subway station nearby (Chiang Kai-Shek memorial garden) so getting to the park is very convenient.


General Information

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