Taipei 台北

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Taipei is an excellent base for a number of birdwatching sites in the area, including Taipei Botanical Garden, Guandu and Wulai.


Key Species

Malaysian Night Heron, Taiwan Barbet, Taiwan Blue Magpie, Taiwan Whistling Thrush


Other Species

Black-headed Ibis, Sacred Ibis (introduced), Grey Treepie, Black Bulbul


Other Wildlife




The birding in the area is very varied.


Habitat and Vegetation

Varied, including sub-tropical forest and estuarine habitat.


Getting there

Flights from Hong Kong to Taoyuan International Airport followed by an hour on the bus to central Taipei. Thereafter all sites are within 90 minutes from the central railway station.


General Information