Eurasian Eagle-Owl is the biggest owl in the world. A pair lives in a quarry about a km south of Elaine Du's home village. We couldn't believe our good luck when we found them! Nikon D3S, 600 mm, F/5, 1/250, ISO 2000.

Inner Mongolia & Heilongjiang, 2015: Facts & Figures

Inner Mongolia & Heilongjiang, 2015: Facts & Figures
By Craig Brelsford and Elaine Du
Latest update: 2017-06-29
© 2015-2017 by Craig Brelsford

“Inner Mongolia & Heilongjiang, 2015” contains an introduction and five parts. This is Part 5.

Introduction: Birding the Amur River Basin in China’s Great Northeast
Part 1: Introduction to Hulunbeier & First Trip to Elaine’s Hometown
Part 2: Hulunbeier, July 2015
Part 3: Eastern Heilongjiang
Part 4: Second Trip to Elaine’s Hometown
Part 5: Facts & Figures

Systematic List of Birds Noted in Inner Mongolia & Heilongjiang, 2015

Anseriformes: Anatidae

Swan Goose
鸿雁 (hóngyàn)
Anser cygnoides

15 at Modamuji on 2015-07-24

Greylag Goose
灰雁 (huīyàn)
Anser anser

4 between Labudalin & Manzhouli on 2015-07-20
54 at Wulannuo’er on 2015-07-23
400 at Modamuji on 2015-07-24

Common Shelduck
翘鼻麻鸭 (qiàobí máyā)
Tadorna tadorna

20 between Labudalin & Manzhouli on 2015-07-20
36 around Hulun Lake & New Barag Right Banner on 2015-07-22

Ruddy Shelduck
赤麻鸭 (chì máyā)
Tadorna ferruginea

3 between Labudalin & Manzhouli on 2015-07-20
8 around Manzhouli & Hulun Lake on 2015-07-21
36 around Hulun Lake & New Barag Right Banner on 2015-07-22
9 at Modamuji on 2015-07-24

Mandarin Duck
鸳鸯 (yuānyāng)
Aix galericulata

12 between Hutou & Raohe on 2015-07-28
9 at Naoli River on 2015-07-29
6 at Naoli River on 2015-07-30
22 around Qindeli Farms on 2015-08-03
13 around Qindeli Farms on 2015-08-04
8 at Xidaquan on 2015-08-17
2 at Xidaquan on 2015-08-19
3 at Xidaquan on 2015-08-25
3 at Xidaquan on 2015-08-29
4 at Jiulong Shuiku on 2015-08-31
3 at Xidaquan on 2015-09-06
1 at Xidaquan on 2015-09-08

Gadwall
赤膀鸭 (chìbǎng yā)
Anas strepera

12 between Mangui & Labudalin on 2015-07-19
6 between Labudalin & Manzhouli on 2015-07-20
12 around Manzhouli & Hulun Lake on 2015-07-21
2 around Hulun Lake & New Barag Right Banner on 2015-07-22
30 at Modamuji on 2015-07-24

Falcated Duck
罗纹鸭 (luówén yā)
Anas falcata

3 around Hulun Lake & New Barag Right Banner on 2015-07-22
4 at Modamuji on 2015-07-24

Eurasian Wigeon
赤颈鸭 (chìjǐng yā)
Anas penelope

3 between Labudalin & Manzhouli on 2015-07-20
10 at Wulannuo’er on 2015-07-23
1 at Modamuji on 2015-07-24

Mallard
绿头鸭 (lǜtóu yā)
Anas platyrhynchos

4 between Hailar & Wuerqihan on 2015-07-11
2 at Yikesama on 2015-07-18
5 between Mangui & Labudalin on 2015-07-19
25 between Labudalin & Manzhouli on 2015-07-20
13 around Manzhouli & Hulun Lake on 2015-07-21
6 around Hulun Lake & New Barag Right Banner on 2015-07-22
40 at Wulannuo’er on 2015-07-23
40 at Modamuji on 2015-07-24
4 near Fuyuan on 2015-08-01
6 around Qindeli Farms on 2015-08-04
6 at Tongjiang on 2015-08-05
12 at Tongjiang on 2015-08-06
15 at Qixing River on 2015-08-06

Eastern Spot-billed Duck
斑嘴鸭 (bānzuǐyā)
Anas zonorhyncha

1 between Labudalin & Manzhouli on 2015-07-20
4 at Wulannuo’er on 2015-07-23
4 at Modamuji on 2015-07-24
12 at Naoli River on 2015-07-30
3 at Tongjiang on 2015-08-06
25 at Qixing River on 2015-08-06
4 at Xidaquan on 2015-08-17
13 at Jiulong Shuiku on 2015-08-29
25 at Jiulong Shuiku on 2015-08-31
2 at Xidaquan on 2015-09-06

Northern Shoveler
琵嘴鸭 (pízuǐ yā)
Anas clypeata

12 between Labudalin & Manzhouli on 2015-07-20
17 around Hulun Lake & New Barag Right Banner on 2015-07-22
8 at Modamuji on 2015-07-24
3 at Naoli River on 2015-07-29
10 at Naoli River on 2015-07-30
1 at San Jiang on 2015-07-31
3 near Fuyuan on 2015-08-01
1 at Tongjiang on 2015-08-05

Northern Pintail
针尾鸭 (zhēnwěi yā)
Anas acuta

1 between Labudalin & Manzhouli on 2015-07-20
1 around Hulun Lake & New Barag Right Banner on 2015-07-22

Garganey
白眉鸭 (báiméi yā)
Anas querquedula

1 at Modamuji on 2015-07-24
1 at Naoli River on 2015-07-29
1 at Qixing River on 2015-08-07

Baikal Teal
花脸鸭 (huāliǎn yā)
Anas formosa

1 near Labudalin on 2015-07-19

Eurasian Teal
绿翅鸭 (lǜchì yā)
Anas crecca

1 between Labudalin & Manzhouli on 2015-07-20
1 at Wulannuo’er on 2015-07-23

Common Pochard
红头潜鸭 (hóngtóu qiányā)
Aythya ferina

8 around Manzhouli & Hulun Lake on 2015-07-21
41 around Hulun Lake & New Barag Right Banner on 2015-07-22
9 at Wulannuo’er on 2015-07-23
40 at Modamuji on 2015-07-24

Tufted Duck
凤头潜鸭 (fèngtóu qiányā)
Aythya fuligula

2 around Hulun Lake & New Barag Right Banner on 2015-07-22
20 at Modamuji on 2015-07-24
2 at Naoli River on 2015-07-30

Common Goldeneye
鹊鸭 (què yā)
Bucephala clangula

4 at Yikesama on 2015-07-15
3 at Yikesama on 2015-07-18
1 between Mangui & Labudalin on 2015-07-19
4 around Manzhouli & Hulun Lake on 2015-07-21
16 around Hulun Lake & New Barag Right Banner on 2015-07-22
1 at Modamuji on 2015-07-24

Scaly-sided Merganser
中华秋沙鸭 (zhōnghuá qiūshāyā)
Mergus squamatus

23 at Yikesama on 2015-07-15

Galliformes: Phasianidae

Hazel Grouse
花尾榛鸡 (huāwěi zhēnjī)
Tetrastes bonasia

1 at Hanma on 2015-07-13
5 at Hanma on 2015-07-14
3 at Yikesama on 2015-07-15
2 at Yikesama on 2015-07-16
4 at Yikesama on 2015-07-18
5 at Mudanfeng on 2015-07-26
2 between Hutou & Raohe on 2015-07-28
1 at Xidaquan on 2015-08-24
3 at Xidaquan on 2015-08-29
3 at Xidaquan on 2015-08-31
2 at Xidaquan on 2015-09-01
2 at Xidaquan on 2015-09-02
1 at Dawucun on 2015-09-03
1 at Dawucun on 2015-09-04
2 at Xidaquan on 2015-09-05
8 at Xidaquan on 2015-09-06
1 at Dawucun on 2015-09-07

Black Grouse
黑琴鸡 (hēi qínjī)
Lyrurus tetrix

4 at Hanma on 2015-07-13
1 at Hanma on 2015-07-14

Japanese Quail
日本鹌鹑 (rìběn ānchún)
Coturnix japonica

4 between Hailar & Wuerqihan on 2015-07-11
15 between Mangui & Labudalin on 2015-07-19
5 between Labudalin & Manzhouli on 2015-07-20
2 near New Barag Left Banner on 2015-07-24

Common Pheasant
雉鸡 (zhìjī)
Phasianus colchicus

7 around Wuerqihan on 2015-01-14
1 at Dawucun on 2015-01-22
1 between Wuerqihan & Genhe on 2015-07-12
1 around Hulin on 2015-07-27
6 at Naoli River on 2015-07-29
1 at Naoli River on 2015-07-30
7 at Tongjiang on 2015-08-06
3 at Qixing River on 2015-08-06
3 at Qixing River on 2015-08-07
1 at Xidaquan on 2015-09-06

Podicipediformes: Podicipedidae

Little Grebe
小䴙䴘 (xiǎo pìtī)
Tachybaptus ruficollis

4 between Labudalin & Manzhouli on 2015-07-20
1 around Hulun Lake & New Barag Right Banner on 2015-07-22
3 at Modamuji on 2015-07-24
1 at Tongjiang on 2015-08-05
4 at Jiulong Shuiku on 2015-08-17
1 at Jiulong Shuiku on 2015-08-29
3 at Jiulong Shuiku on 2015-08-31
3 at Jiulong Shuiku on 2015-09-01
1 at Xidaquan on 2015-09-06

Red-necked Grebe
赤颈䴙䴘 (chìjǐng pìtī)
Podiceps grisegena

2 at Qixing River on 2015-08-07

Great Crested Grebe
凤头䴙䴘 (fèngtóu pìtī)
Podiceps cristatus

25 between Labudalin & Manzhouli on 2015-07-20
30 around Manzhouli & Hulun Lake on 2015-07-21
15 at Modamuji on 2015-07-24
2 between Hutou & Raohe on 2015-07-28
15 at Naoli River on 2015-07-29
15 at Naoli River on 2015-07-30
6 at Tongjiang on 2015-08-05
4 at Tongjiang on 2015-08-06
4 at Qixing River on 2015-08-07

Black-necked Grebe
黑颈䴙䴘 (hēijǐng pìtī)
Podiceps nigricollis

5 around Hulun Lake & New Barag Right Banner on 2015-07-22
40 at Modamuji on 2015-07-24

Ciconiiformes: Ciconiidae

Oriental Stork
东方白鹳 (dōngfāng báiguàn)
Ciconia boyciana

2 at Naoli River on 2015-07-29
15 at Naoli River on 2015-07-30
12 at Honghe on 2015-07-30
18 at Línjiāng Shēngtài Yuán on 2015-08-03
7 viewed in Russia from Tongjiang on 2015-08-05
18 (16 in Russia) at Tongjiang on 2015-08-06

Pelecaniformes: Threskiornithidae

Eurasian Spoonbill
白琵鹭 (bái pílù)
Platalea leucorodia

18 between Labudalin & Manzhouli on 2015-07-20
15 at Wulannuo’er on 2015-07-23
25 at Modamuji on 2015-07-24
23 at Qixing River on 2015-08-07

Pelecaniformes: Ardeidae

Eurasian Bittern
大麻鳽 (dà máyán)
Botaurus stellaris

1 between Labudalin & Manzhouli on 2015-07-20
1 at Qixing River on 2015-08-07

Von Schrenck’s Bittern
紫背苇鳽 (zǐbèi wěiyán)
Ixobrychus eurhythmus

1 between Hailar & Wuerqihan on 2015-07-11
1 between Hutou & Raohe on 2015-07-28
1 at Naoli River on 2015-07-29
4 at Naoli River on 2015-07-30
3 at San Jiang on 2015-07-31

Striated Heron
绿鹭 (lǜ lù)
Butorides striata

1 around Hulin on 2015-07-27
3 around Qindeli Farms on 2015-08-05
1 at Xidaquan on 2015-08-24

Grey Heron
苍鹭 (cāng lù)
Ardea cinerea

15 between Labudalin & Manzhouli on 2015-07-20
6 around Manzhouli & Hulun Lake on 2015-07-21
40 at Wulannuo’er on 2015-07-23
7 at Modamuji on 2015-07-24
2 around Hulin on 2015-07-27
12 between Hutou & Raohe on 2015-07-28
25 at Naoli River on 2015-07-29
5 at Naoli River on 2015-07-30
30 at Honghe on 2015-07-30
5 at San Jiang on 2015-07-31
3 near Fuyuan on 2015-08-01
15 around Qindeli Farms on 2015-08-03
1 around Qindeli Farms on 2015-08-05
7 at Tongjiang on 2015-08-05
10 at Tongjiang on 2015-08-06
20 at Qixing River on 2015-08-06

Purple Heron
草鹭 (cǎo lù)
Ardea purpurea

6 at Wulannuo’er on 2015-07-23
1 at Modamuji on 2015-07-24
2 at Naoli River on 2015-07-29
2 at Naoli River on 2015-07-30
1 at Qixing River on 2015-08-06
3 at Qixing River on 2015-08-07

Great Egret
大白鹭 (dàbáilù)
Ardea alba alba

5 around Hulin on 2015-07-27
46 between Hutou & Raohe on 2015-07-28
32 at Naoli River on 2015-07-29
ca. 100 at Naoli River on 2015-07-30
25 at Honghe on 2015-07-30
3 at San Jiang on 2015-07-31
3 near Fuyuan on 2015-08-01
5 around Qindeli Farms on 2015-08-03
3 at Tongjiang on 2015-08-05
10 at Qixing River on 2015-08-06
15 at Qixing River on 2015-08-07

Suliformes: Phalacrocoracidae

Great Cormorant
普通鸬鹚 (pǔtōng lúcí)
Phalacrocorax carbo

1 between Hailar & Wuerqihan on 2015-07-11
6 between Labudalin & Manzhouli on 2015-07-20
ca. 200 around Manzhouli & Hulun Lake on 2015-07-21
2 around Hulun Lake & New Barag Right Banner on 2015-07-22
30 at Wulannuo’er on 2015-07-23
20 at Modamuji on 2015-07-24
17 between Hutou & Raohe on 2015-07-28
15 at Naoli River on 2015-07-29
15 at Naoli River on 2015-07-30
2 near Fuyuan on 2015-08-01
1 around Qindeli Farms on 2015-08-03
1 at Tongjiang on 2015-08-06

Accipitriformes: Accipitridae

Crested Honey Buzzard
凤头蜂鹰 (fèngtóu fēngyīng)
Pernis ptilorhynchus orientalis

3 between Wuerqihan & Genhe on 2015-07-12
1 at Hanma on 2015-07-14

Steppe Eagle
草原雕 (cǎoyuán diāo)
Aquila nipalensis

2 between Labudalin & Manzhouli on 2015-07-20

Japanese Sparrowhawk
日本松雀鹰 (rìběn sōngquèyīng)
Accipiter gularis

1 around Qindeli Farms on 2015-08-04
3 at Xidaquan on 2015-08-21
1 at Xidaquan on 2015-08-24
1 at Xidaquan on 2015-08-25
1 at Xidaquan on 2015-08-29
1 at Xidaquan on 2015-08-31

Eurasian Sparrowhawk
雀鹰 (quèyīng)
Accipiter nisus

1 near Raohe on 2015-07-29
1 around Qindeli Farms on 2015-08-04
1 around Qindeli Farms on 2015-08-05
1 at Xidaquan on 2015-08-31
2 at Xidaquan on 2015-09-01
1 at Xidaquan on 2015-09-02
1 at Xidaquan on 2015-09-06

Northern Goshawk
苍鹰 (cāngyīng)
Accipiter gentilis

1 between Wuerqihan & Genhe on 2015-07-12
1 at Dawucun on 2015-08-14
1 at Dawucun on 2015-08-15
1 at Jiulong Shuiku on 2015-08-29
2 at Jiulong Shuiku on 2015-09-08

Eastern Marsh Harrier
白腹鹞 (báifù yào)
Circus spilonotus

4 between Labudalin & Manzhouli on 2015-07-20
8 at Wulannuo’er on 2015-07-23
1 near New Barag Left Banner on 2015-07-24
4 at Modamuji on 2015-07-24
1 at Naoli River on 2015-07-30
7 at Qixing River on 2015-08-06

Hen Harrier
白尾鹞 (báiwěi yào)
Circus cyaneus

1 around Hulin on 2015-07-27
1 between Hutou & Raohe on 2015-07-28
1 at Naoli River on 2015-07-30
2 at San Jiang on 2015-07-31
13 at Qixing River on 2015-08-06
1 at Jiulong Shuiku on 2015-08-24

Pied Harrier
鹊鹞 (què yào)
Circus melanoleucos

2 between Hailar & Wuerqihan on 2015-07-11
1 between Wuerqihan & Genhe on 2015-07-12
3 at Honghe on 2015-07-30
2 at San Jiang on 2015-07-31
22 at Qixing River on 2015-08-06

? Harrier
?鹞 (? yào)
Circus ?

40 at Qixing River on 2015-08-06

Black Kite
黑鸢 (hēi yuān)
Milvus migrans

1 between Hailar & Wuerqihan on 2015-07-11
1 between Wuerqihan & Genhe on 2015-07-12
2 around Qindeli Farms on 2015-08-05
1 at Xidaquan on 2015-08-25

Rough-legged Buzzard
毛腿鵟 (máotuǐ kuáng)
Buteo lagopus

2 at Dawucun on 2015-01-19
2 at Dawucun on 2015-01-20
2 at Dawucun on 2015-01-22

Upland Buzzard
大鵟 (dà kuáng)
Buteo hemilasius

1 at Yikesama on 2015-07-15
5 near New Barag Left Banner on 2015-07-24
1 around Qindeli Farms on 2015-08-03

Eastern Buzzard
普通鵟 (pǔtōng kuáng)
Buteo japonicus

1 between Wuerqihan & Genhe on 2015-07-12
1 at Yikesama on 2015-07-16
1 at Yikesama on 2015-07-18
4 at Mudanfeng on 2015-07-26
2 around Qindeli Farms on 2015-08-05
3 at Dawucun on 2015-08-16
5 at Xidaquan on 2015-08-17
1 at Xidaquan on 2015-08-19
1 at Xidaquan on 2015-08-21
3 at Xidaquan on 2015-08-24
1 at Xidaquan on 2015-08-25
7 at Xidaquan on 2015-08-29
7 at Xidaquan on 2015-08-31
2 at Xidaquan on 2015-09-01
4 at Xidaquan on 2015-09-02
2 at Xidaquan on 2015-09-05
5 at Xidaquan on 2015-09-06
4 at Xidaquan on 2015-09-08

Gruiformes: Rallidae

Ruddy-breasted Crake
红胸田鸡 (hóngxiōng tiánjī)
Porzana fusca

1 at Wulannuo’er on 2015-07-23

Common Moorhen
黑水鸡 (hēi shuǐjī)
Gallinula chloropus

1 between Labudalin & Manzhouli on 2015-07-20
1 at Tongjiang on 2015-08-05
2 at Tongjiang on 2015-08-06
6 at Qixing River on 2015-08-06
2 at Jiulong Shuiku on 2015-08-17
2 at Jiulong Shuiku on 2015-08-19
1 at Jiulong Shuiku on 2015-08-25
2 at Jiulong Shuiku on 2015-08-29
1 at Jiulong Shuiku on 2015-09-06

Eurasian Coot
骨顶鸡 (gǔdǐng jī)
Fulica atra

4 between Labudalin & Manzhouli on 2015-07-20
1 around Manzhouli & Hulun Lake on 2015-07-21
20 around Hulun Lake & New Barag Right Banner on 2015-07-22
30 at Wulannuo’er on 2015-07-23
60 at Modamuji on 2015-07-24
15 at Naoli River on 2015-07-29
20 at Naoli River on 2015-07-30
3 at Tongjiang on 2015-08-05
2 at Tongjiang on 2015-08-06
50 at Qixing River on 2015-08-06
5 at Qixing River on 2015-08-07

Gruiformes: Gruidae

White-naped Crane
白枕鹤 (báizhěn hè)
Grus vipio

3 at Qixing River on 2015-08-07

Demoiselle Crane
蓑羽鹤 (suōyǔ hè)
Grus virgo

2 near Hulun Lake on 2015-07-22
4 at Wulannuo’er on 2015-07-23

Red-crowned Crane
丹顶鹤 (dāndǐng hè)
Grus japonensis

5 at Honghe on 2015-07-30
1 at Qixing River on 2015-08-07

Charadriiformes: Recurvirostridae

Black-winged Stilt
黑翅长脚鹬 (hēichì chángjiǎoyù)
Himantopus himantopus

7 between Labudalin & Manzhouli on 2015-07-20
12 around Manzhouli & Hulun Lake on 2015-07-21
17 around Hulun Lake & New Barag Right Banner on 2015-07-22
3 at Wulannuo’er on 2015-07-23
1 near New Barag Left Banner on 2015-07-24
20 at Modamuji on 2015-07-24
1 at Qixing River on 2015-08-07

Pied Avocet
反嘴鹬 (fǎnzuǐ yù)
Recurvirostra avosetta

8 between Labudalin & Manzhouli on 2015-07-20
80 near New Barag Left Banner on 2015-07-24
7 at Modamuji on 2015-07-24

Charadriiformes: Charadriidae

Northern Lapwing
凤头麦鸡 (fèngtóu màijī)
Vanellus vanellus

27 between Hailar & Wuerqihan on 2015-07-11
1 between Wuerqihan & Genhe on 2015-07-12
12 between Mangui & Labudalin on 2015-07-19
ca. 400 between Labudalin & Manzhouli on 2015-07-20
210 around Manzhouli & Hulun Lake on 2015-07-21
4 around Hulun Lake & New Barag Right Banner on 2015-07-22
50 at Wulannuo’er on 2015-07-23
82 near New Barag Left Banner on 2015-07-24
ca. 700 at Modamuji on 2015-07-24
20 at Naoli River on 2015-07-29
8 at Naoli River on 2015-07-30
4 at Tongjiang on 2015-08-05
5 at Qixing River on 2015-08-07

Pacific Golden Plover
金斑鸻 (jīnbān héng)
Pluvialis fulva

1 near New Barag Left Banner on 2015-07-24

Little Ringed Plover
金眶鸻 (jīnkuàng héng)
Charadrius dubius

5 between Mangui & Labudalin on 2015-07-19
1 between Labudalin & Manzhouli on 2015-07-20
3 near New Barag Left Banner on 2015-07-24
6 at Modamuji on 2015-07-24

Kentish Plover
环颈鸻 (huánjǐng héng)
Charadrius alexandrinus

8 between Labudalin & Manzhouli on 2015-07-20
4 near New Barag Left Banner on 2015-07-24
1 at Modamuji on 2015-07-24

Oriental Plover
东方鸻 (dōngfāng héng)
Charadrius veredus

32 around Hulun Lake & New Barag Right Banner on 2015-07-22
18 at Wulannuo’er on 2015-07-23

Charadriiformes: Scolopacidae

Eurasian Woodcock
丘鹬 (qiū yù)
Scolopax rusticola

1 at Honghe on 2015-07-30

Pin-tailed Snipe or Swinhoe’s Snipe
针尾沙锥 (zhēnwěi shāzhuī) / 大沙锥 (dà shāzhuī)
Gallinago stenura or G. megala

3 between Mangui & Labudalin on 2015-07-19

Common Snipe
扇尾沙锥 (shānwěi shāzhuī)
Gallinago gallinago

1 between Mangui & Labudalin on 2015-07-19
1 between Labudalin & Manzhouli on 2015-07-20
1 at Wulannuo’er on 2015-07-23

? Snipe
?沙锥 (? shāzhuī)
Gallinago ?

1 near New Barag Left Banner on 2015-07-24
2 at Qixing River on 2015-08-07
2 at Dawucun on 2015-08-11

Black-tailed Godwit
黑尾塍鹬 (hēiwěi chéngyù)
Limosa limosa

4 between Hailar & Wuerqihan on 2015-07-11
29 between Labudalin & Manzhouli on 2015-07-20
10 around Manzhouli & Hulun Lake on 2015-07-21
12 at Modamuji on 2015-07-24
20 at Naoli River on 2015-07-29
1 at Naoli River on 2015-07-30
13 at Qixing River on 2015-08-07

Little Curlew
小杓鹬 (xiǎo sháoyù)
Numenius minutus

7 at Wulannuo’er on 2015-07-23

Eurasian Curlew
白腰杓鹬 (báiyāo sháoyù)
Numenius arquata

2 between Hailar & Wuerqihan on 2015-07-11
1 at Modamuji on 2015-07-24
8 at Dawucun on 2015-08-30

Spotted Redshank
鹤鹬 (hè yù)
Tringa erythropus

20 between Labudalin & Manzhouli on 2015-07-20
10 around Manzhouli & Hulun Lake on 2015-07-21
1 at Modamuji on 2015-07-24

Common Redshank
红脚鹬 (hóngjiǎo yù)
Tringa totanus

1 between Labudalin & Manzhouli on 2015-07-20
1 near New Barag Left Banner on 2015-07-24
2 at Modamuji on 2015-07-24

Marsh Sandpiper
泽鹬 (zé yù)
Tringa stagnatilis

35 between Labudalin & Manzhouli on 2015-07-20
10 around Manzhouli & Hulun Lake on 2015-07-21
13 around Hulun Lake & New Barag Right Banner on 2015-07-22
2 at Wulannuo’er on 2015-07-23
1 at Modamuji on 2015-07-24
8 at Qixing River on 2015-08-07

Common Greenshank
青脚鹬 (qīngjiǎo yù)
Tringa nebularia

2 between Hailar & Wuerqihan on 2015-07-11
5 between Labudalin & Manzhouli on 2015-07-20
4 at Modamuji on 2015-07-24
2 around Qindeli Farms on 2015-08-05
2 at Tongjiang on 2015-08-06
19 at Qixing River on 2015-08-07
3 at Jiulong Shuiku on 2015-08-31

Green Sandpiper
白腰草鹬 (báiyāo cǎoyù)
Tringa ochropus

1 between Labudalin & Manzhouli on 2015-07-20
2 around Manzhouli & Hulun Lake on 2015-07-21

Wood Sandpiper
林鹬 (lín yù)
Tringa glareola

16 between Hailar & Wuerqihan on 2015-07-11
1 between Mangui & Labudalin on 2015-07-19
30 between Labudalin & Manzhouli on 2015-07-20
143 around Manzhouli & Hulun Lake on 2015-07-21
79 around Hulun Lake & New Barag Right Banner on 2015-07-22
1 at Wulannuo’er on 2015-07-23
5 near New Barag Left Banner on 2015-07-24
2 at Modamuji on 2015-07-24
14 around Qindeli Farms on 2015-08-03
12 around Qindeli Farms on 2015-08-05
13 at Tongjiang on 2015-08-06
2 at Qixing River on 2015-08-07
1 at Jiulong Shuiku on 2015-08-17

Terek Sandpiper
翘嘴鹬 (qiáozuǐ yù)
Xenus cinereus

2 around Manzhouli & Hulun Lake on 2015-07-21

Common Sandpiper
矶鹬 (jī yù)
Actitis hypoleucos

1 between Hailar & Wuerqihan on 2015-07-11
1 between Wuerqihan & Genhe on 2015-07-12
1 at Hanma on 2015-07-13
4 at Hanma on 2015-07-14
3 at Yikesama on 2015-07-15
1 at Yikesama on 2015-07-16
4 between Mangui & Labudalin on 2015-07-19
16 around Manzhouli & Hulun Lake on 2015-07-21
6 around Hulun Lake & New Barag Right Banner on 2015-07-22
4 at Wulannuo’er on 2015-07-23
2 near New Barag Left Banner on 2015-07-24
4 at Modamuji on 2015-07-24
1 at Mudanfeng on 2015-07-26
2 around Qindeli Farms on 2015-08-05
1 at Tongjiang on 2015-08-05
5 at Qixing River on 2015-08-07
2 at Xidaquan on 2015-08-21

Red-necked Stint
红颈滨鹬 (hóngjǐng bīnyù)
Calidris ruficollis

10 between Labudalin & Manzhouli on 2015-07-20
6 around Manzhouli & Hulun Lake on 2015-07-21
18 near New Barag Left Banner on 2015-07-24

Temminck’s Stint
青脚滨鹬 (qīngjiǎo bīnyù)
Calidris temminckii

1 around Manzhouli & Hulun Lake on 2015-07-21
1 near New Barag Left Banner on 2015-07-24

Long-toed Stint
长趾滨鹬 (chángzhǐ bīnyù)
Calidris subminuta

2 around Qindeli Farms on 2015-08-03
3 at Qixing River on 2015-08-07

Sharp-tailed Sandpiper
尖尾滨鹬 (jiānwěi bīnyù)
Calidris acuminata

6 between Labudalin & Manzhouli on 2015-07-20
2 around Manzhouli & Hulun Lake on 2015-07-21
1 at Modamuji on 2015-07-24

Curlew Sandpiper
弯嘴滨鹬 (wānzuǐ bīnyù)
Calidris ferruginea

2 between Labudalin & Manzhouli on 2015-07-20

Broad-billed Sandpiper
阔嘴鹬 (kuòzuǐ yù)
Limicola falcinellus

2 around Manzhouli & Hulun Lake on 2015-07-21

Charadriiformes: Laridae

Black-headed Gull
红嘴鸥 (hóngzuǐ ōu)
Chroicocephalus ridibundus

9 between Mangui & Labudalin on 2015-07-19
ca. 450 between Labudalin & Manzhouli on 2015-07-20
ca. 402 around Hulun Lake & New Barag Right Banner on 2015-07-22
2 at Wulannuo’er on 2015-07-23
18 at Naoli River on 2015-07-29
2 at Naoli River on 2015-07-30
6 around Qindeli Farms on 2015-08-03
20 at Tongjiang on 2015-08-06

Mew Gull
海鸥 (hǎi ōu)
Larus canus

25 between Labudalin & Manzhouli on 2015-07-20

Vega Gull
西伯利亚银鸥 (xībólìyà yín’ōu)
Larus vegae vegae or L. v. mongolicus

20 between Labudalin & Manzhouli on 2015-07-20
ca. 100 around Hulun Lake & New Barag Right Banner on 2015-07-22
50 at Wulannuo’er on 2015-07-23
1 near New Barag Left Banner on 2015-07-24
30 at Modamuji on 2015-07-24

Caspian Tern
红嘴巨鸥 (hóngzuǐ jù’ōu)
Hydroprogne caspia

8 between Labudalin & Manzhouli on 2015-07-20
2 around Hulun Lake & New Barag Right Banner on 2015-07-22

Little Tern
白额燕鸥 (bái’é yàn’ōu)
Sternula albifrons

3 around Manzhouli & Hulun Lake on 2015-07-21
3 around Hulun Lake & New Barag Right Banner on 2015-07-22
1 at Naoli River on 2015-07-29
1 at Naoli River on 2015-07-30
3 at Tongjiang on 2015-08-06

Common Tern
普通燕鸥 (pǔtōng yàn’ōu)
Sterna hirundo

220 between Labudalin & Manzhouli on 2015-07-20
100 around Manzhouli & Hulun Lake on 2015-07-21
16 around Hulun Lake & New Barag Right Banner on 2015-07-22
15 at Wulannuo’er on 2015-07-23
100 at Modamuji on 2015-07-24
3 at Naoli River on 2015-07-30
28 at San Jiang on 2015-07-31
20 around Qindeli Farms on 2015-08-03
15 at Tongjiang on 2015-08-06
10 at Qixing River on 2015-08-06

Whiskered Tern
须浮鸥 (xū fú’ōu)
Chlidonias hybrida

ca. 60 between Labudalin & Manzhouli on 2015-07-20
3 around Manzhouli & Hulun Lake on 2015-07-21
4 at Wulannuo’er on 2015-07-23
1 at Naoli River on 2015-07-29
80 at Naoli River on 2015-07-30
60 at Qixing River on 2015-08-06

White-winged Tern
白翅浮鸥 (báichì fú’ōu)
Chlidonias leucopterus

8 between Hailar & Wuerqihan on 2015-07-11
ca. 480 between Labudalin & Manzhouli on 2015-07-20
1 around Manzhouli & Hulun Lake on 2015-07-21
3 around Hulun Lake & New Barag Right Banner on 2015-07-22
150 at Wulannuo’er on 2015-07-23
ca. 405 at Modamuji on 2015-07-24
18 at Naoli River on 2015-07-29
25 at Naoli River on 2015-07-30
2 at Qixing River on 2015-08-06

Columbiformes: Columbidae

Feral Pigeon (Rock Dove)
原鸽 (yuángē)
Columba livia

30 between Hailar & Wuerqihan on 2015-07-11
2 between Mangui & Labudalin on 2015-07-19
40 between Labudalin & Manzhouli on 2015-07-20
1 around Qindeli Farms on 2015-08-04
1 at Tongjiang on 2015-08-06
1 at Xidaquan on 2015-08-21
1 at Dawucun on 2015-08-29
1 at Xidaquan on 2015-08-31
34 in Dawucun & Boli on 2015-09-02
15 at Dawucun on 2015-09-04
13 at Xidaquan on 2015-09-06
10 at Dawucun on 2015-09-07

Hill Pigeon
岩鸽 (yángē)
Columba rupestris

107 between Wuerqihan & Kuduo’er on 2015-01-17
3 between Wuerqihan & Genhe on 2015-07-12
6 between Mangui & Labudalin on 2015-07-19
1 at Jiulong Shuiku on 2015-08-24
5 at Jiulong Shuiku on 2015-08-31
5 at Xidaquan on 2015-09-06

Oriental Turtle Dove
山斑鸠 (shān bānjiū)
Streptopelia orientalis

9 between Hailar & Wuerqihan on 2015-07-11
40 between Wuerqihan & Genhe on 2015-07-12
1 at Hanma on 2015-07-14
25 between Mangui & Labudalin on 2015-07-19
1 between Labudalin & Manzhouli on 2015-07-20
6 at Mudanfeng on 2015-07-26
3 around Hulin on 2015-07-27
5 between Hutou & Raohe on 2015-07-28
3 at Naoli River on 2015-07-29
4 at Naoli River on 2015-07-30
15 at Honghe on 2015-07-30
15 at San Jiang on 2015-07-31
1 near Fuyuan on 2015-08-01
10 around Qindeli Farms on 2015-08-03
11 around Qindeli Farms on 2015-08-04
7 around Qindeli Farms on 2015-08-05
10 at Tongjiang on 2015-08-06
ca. 75 at Qixing River on 2015-08-06
2 at Qixing River on 2015-08-07
6 at Dawucun on 2015-08-11
3 at Dawucun on 2015-08-12
6 at Dawucun on 2015-08-13
3 at Dawucun on 2015-08-15
3 at Xidaquan on 2015-08-17
7 at Xidaquan on 2015-08-19
7 at Xidaquan on 2015-08-21
12 at Xidaquan on 2015-08-24
5 at Xidaquan on 2015-08-25
9 at Xidaquan on 2015-08-29
7 at Xidaquan on 2015-08-31
12 at Xidaquan on 2015-09-01
12 at Xidaquan on 2015-09-06

Eurasian Collared Dove
灰斑鸠 (huī bānjiū)
Streptopelia decaocto

7 at Hohhot on 2015-01-11
1 at Hohhot on 2015-04-02

Spotted Dove
珠颈斑鸠 (zhūjǐng bānjiū)
Spilopelia chinensis

2 at Hohhot on 2015-01-11
2 at Hohhot on 2015-01-12

Cuculiformes: Cuculidae

Oriental Cuckoo
北方中杜鹃 (běifāng zhōngdùjuān)
Cuculus optatus

2 between Hailar & Wuerqihan on 2015-07-11
3 between Wuerqihan & Genhe on 2015-07-12
2 at Hanma on 2015-07-13
2 at Hanma on 2015-07-14

Common Cuckoo
大杜鹃 (dà dùjuān)
Cuculus canorus

14 between Hailar & Wuerqihan on 2015-07-11
22 between Wuerqihan & Genhe on 2015-07-12
1 at Hanma on 2015-07-13
3 at Hanma on 2015-07-14
1 at Yikesama on 2015-07-15
6 between Mangui & Labudalin on 2015-07-19

? Cuckoo
?杜鹃 (? dùjuān)
Cuculus ?

1 at Hanma on 2015-07-13
1 at Yikesama on 2015-07-15
1 near New Barag Left Banner on 2015-07-24
1 at Xidaquan on 2015-08-31

Strigiformes: Strigidae

Oriental Scops Owl
红角鸮 (hóng jiǎoxiāo)
Otus sunia

3 at Mudanfeng on 2015-07-26

Eurasian Eagle-Owl
雕鸮 (diāoxiāo)
Bubo bubo

2 at Dawucun on 2015-08-12
2 at Dawucun on 2015-08-13
2 at Dawucun on 2015-08-14
2 at Dawucun on 2015-08-16
1 at Dawucun on 2015-08-17
2 at Dawucun on 2015-08-24
1 at Xidaquan on 2015-08-24
1 at Dawucun on 2015-08-26
1 at Dawucun on 2015-08-27
3 at Dawucun on 2015-08-29
3 at Dawucun on 2015-08-30
1 at Jiulong Shuiku on 2015-08-31
1 at Dawucun on 2015-09-01
1 at Dawucun on 2015-09-02
1 at Dawucun on 2015-09-03
1 at Dawucun on 2015-09-05

Ural Owl
长尾林鸮 (chángwěi línxiāo)
Strix uralensis

1 near Raohe on 2015-07-28
1 at Xidaquan on 2015-08-21

Great Grey Owl
乌林鸮 (wū línxiāo)
Strix nebulosa lapponica

3 around Wuerqihan 2015-07-11

Northern Hawk-Owl
猛鸮 (měngxiāo)
Surnia ulula

1 around Wuerqihan on 2015-01-15
1 between Wuerqihan & Kuduo’er on 2015-01-17

Little Owl
纵纹腹小鸮 (zòngwénfù xiǎoxiāo)
Athene noctua

1 in Kuduo’er on 2015-01-17
1 between Mangui & Labudalin on 2015-07-19

Long-eared Owl
长耳鸮 (cháng’ěr xiāo)
Asio otus otus

3 around Wuerqihan 2015-07-11
2 at San Jiang on 2015-07-31
1 at Xidaquan on 2015-08-19
1 at Xidaquan on 2015-08-24

Short-eared Owl
短耳鸮 (duǎn’ěr xiāo)
Asio flammeus flammeus

1 at Honghe on 2015-07-30

Caprimulgiformes: Caprimulgidae

Grey Nightjar
普通夜鹰 (pǔtōng yèyīng)
Caprimulgus jotaka

2 between Hailar & Wuerqihan on 2015-07-11
1 between Wuerqihan & Genhe on 2015-07-12
3 at Hanma on 2015-07-13
1 at Mudanfeng on 2015-07-26

Apodiformes: Apodidae

White-throated Needletail
白喉针尾雨燕 (báihóu zhēnwěiyǔyàn)
Hirundapus caudacutus

4 at Hanma on 2015-07-14
11 at Yikesama on 2015-07-17
7 at Yikesama on 2015-07-18
8 between Mangui & Labudalin on 2015-07-19
2 between Hutou & Raohe on 2015-07-28

Common Swift
普通楼燕 (pǔtōng lóuyàn)
Apus apus

40 around Manzhouli & Hulun Lake on 2015-07-21
528 around Hulun Lake & New Barag Right Banner on 2015-07-22
ca. 300 at New Barag Left Banner on 2015-07-23
ca. 200 at New Barag Left Banner on 2015-07-24
15 at Modamuji on 2015-07-24

Pacific Swift
白腰雨燕 (báiyāoyǔyàn)
Apus pacificus

ca. 300 between Hailar & Wuerqihan on 2015-07-11
ca. 150 between Wuerqihan & Genhe on 2015-07-12
4 at Hanma on 2015-07-14
30 at Yikesama on 2015-07-15
ca. 130 between Labudalin & Manzhouli on 2015-07-20
50 around Manzhouli & Hulun Lake on 2015-07-21

Coraciiformes: Coraciidae

Oriental Dollarbird
三宝鸟 (sānbǎo niǎo)
Eurystomus orientalis

2 between Hutou & Raohe on 2015-07-28
2 at Xidaquan on 2015-08-19
1 at Xidaquan on 2015-08-25
1 at Xidaquan on 2015-08-29

Coraciiformes: Alcedinidae

Common Kingfisher
普通翠鸟 (pǔtōng cuìniǎo)
Alcedo atthis

1 around Hulin on 2015-07-27
1 at San Jiang on 2015-07-31
1 at Tongjiang on 2015-08-06
2 at Qixing River on 2015-08-07
3 at Jiulong Shuiku on 2015-08-17
2 at Jiulong Shuiku on 2015-08-21
2 at Jiulong Shuiku on 2015-08-29
1 at Jiulong Shuiku on 2015-08-31

Bucerotiformes: Upupidae

Eurasian Hoopoe
戴胜 (dàishèng)
Upupa epops

3 at Hohhot on 2015-04-02
8 between Labudalin & Manzhouli on 2015-07-20
8 around Manzhouli & Hulun Lake on 2015-07-21
2 around Hulun Lake & New Barag Right Banner on 2015-07-22
7 at Wulannuo’er on 2015-07-23
2 near New Barag Left Banner on 2015-07-24
4 at Modamuji on 2015-07-24
1 around Qindeli Farms on 2015-08-03

Piciformes: Picidae

Eurasian Wryneck
蚁䴕 (yǐ liè)
Jynx torquilla

2 at Hanma on 2015-07-14
2 at Yikesama on 2015-07-17
1 around Hulin on 2015-07-27

Grey-capped Pygmy Woodpecker
星头啄木鸟 xīngtóuzhuómùniǎo
Dendrocopos canicapillus

1 at Xidaquan on 2015-08-19

Grey-capped Pygmy Woodpecker
or Japanese Pygmy Woodpecker

1 between Wuerqihan & Genhe on 2015-07-12

Lesser Spotted Woodpecker
小斑啄木鸟 (xiǎo bānzhuómùniǎo)
Dryobates minor

1 around Wuerqihan on 2015-01-14
1 at Dawucun on 2015-01-19
1 at Dawucun on 2015-01-22
1 at Dawucun on 2015-01-23
2 at Hanma on 2015-07-14
2 around Qindeli Farms on 2015-08-04
4 at Xidaquan on 2015-08-21
2 at Xidaquan on 2015-08-25
3 at Xidaquan on 2015-09-01
2 at Xidaquan on 2015-09-06
3 at Dawucun on 2015-09-07
2 at Xidaquan on 2015-09-08

White-backed Woodpecker
白背啄木鸟 (báibèi zhuómùniǎo)
Dendrocopos leucotos

1 between Wuerqihan & Kuduo’er on 2015-01-17
1 around Qindeli Farms on 2015-08-03
2 at Dawucun on 2015-08-14
2 at Dawucun on 2015-08-16
1 at Dawucun on 2015-08-18
1 at Xidaquan on 2015-08-19
1 at Xidaquan on 2015-08-24
1 at Xidaquan on 2015-08-29
1 at Xidaquan on 2015-08-31
1 at Dawucun on 2015-09-04
1 at Dawucun on 2015-09-07
2 at Xidaquan on 2015-09-08

Great Spotted Woodpecker
大斑啄木鸟 (dà bānzhuómùniǎo)
Dendrocopos major

2 at Hohhot on 2015-01-12
5 around Wuerqihan on 2015-01-14
2 around Wuerqihan on 2015-01-16
3 between Wuerqihan & Kuduo’er on 2015-01-17
2 at Hohhot on 2015-04-02
1 at Yikesama on 2015-07-18
1 around Qindeli Farms on 2015-08-05
1 at Dawucun on 2015-08-15

Eurasian Three-toed Woodpecker
三趾啄木鸟 (sānzhǐzhuómùniǎo)
Picoides tridactylus

2 around Wuerqihan on 2015-01-15
1 at Xidaquan on 2015-09-02

Black Woodpecker
黑啄木鸟 (hēizhuómùniǎo)
Dryocopus martius

1 at Hanma on 2015-07-13
1 at Hanma on 2015-07-14
1 at Yikesama on 2015-07-15
1 around Qindeli Farms on 2015-08-03
1 around Qindeli Farms on 2015-08-04
1 around Qindeli Farms on 2015-08-05
3 at Dawucun on 2015-08-16
1 at Xidaquan on 2015-08-17
1 at Xidaquan on 2015-08-19
2 at Xidaquan on 2015-08-21
1 at Xidaquan on 2015-08-24
1 at Xidaquan on 2015-08-25
1 at Xidaquan on 2015-08-29
2 at Xidaquan on 2015-08-31
1 at Xidaquan on 2015-09-02
1 at Dawucun on 2015-09-04
2 at Xidaquan on 2015-09-08

Grey-headed Woodpecker
灰头啄木鸟 (huītóu zhuómùniǎo)
Picus canus

1 at Yikesama on 2015-07-15
1 at Dawucun on 2015-09-07

Falconiformes: Falconidae

Common Kestrel
红隼 (hóng sǔn)
Falco tinnunculus

1 at Dawucun on 2015-01-21
1 at Dawucun on 2015-01-22
4 at Yikesama on 2015-07-16
1 at Yikesama on 2015-07-17
4 at Yikesama on 2015-07-18
4 between Mangui & Labudalin on 2015-07-19
3 around Hulin on 2015-07-27
1 at Honghe on 2015-07-30
2 at San Jiang on 2015-07-31
2 around Qindeli Farms on 2015-08-03
4 around Qindeli Farms on 2015-08-04
1 around Qindeli Farms on 2015-08-05
1 at Tongjiang on 2015-08-05
2 at Tongjiang on 2015-08-06
3 at Xidaquan on 2015-08-17
1 at Xidaquan on 2015-08-19
1 at Hengmei Gardens on 2015-08-23
1 at Xidaquan on 2015-08-24
1 at Dawucun on 2015-08-28
3 at Jiulong Shuiku on 2015-08-29
1 at Jiulong Shuiku on 2015-08-31
1 at Jiulong Shuiku on 2015-09-01
1 at Jiulong Shuiku on 2015-09-06
1 at Dawucun on 2015-09-07

Common Kestrel
or Lesser Kestrel

5 between Hailar & Wuerqihan on 2015-07-11
1 near New Barag Left Banner on 2015-07-24

Merlin
灰背隼 (huībèi sǔn)
Falco columbarius pacificus

1 at Tongjiang on 2015-08-05

Amur Falcon
红脚隼 (hóngjiǎo sǔn)
Falco amurensis

4 between Hailar & Wuerqihan on 2015-07-11
2 at Wulannuo’er on 2015-07-23
2 near New Barag Left Banner on 2015-07-24
3 around Hulin on 2015-07-27
6 at Qixing River on 2015-08-06

Eurasian Hobby
燕隼 (yàn sǔn)
Falco subbuteo

1 at Naoli River on 2015-07-29
1 at Honghe on 2015-07-30
1 at San Jiang on 2015-07-31
1 around Qindeli Farms on 2015-08-03
1 at Qixing River on 2015-08-06
1 at Jiulong Shuiku on 2015-08-17
1 at Jiulong Shuiku on 2015-08-19

Passeriformes: Campephagidae

Ashy Minivet
灰山椒鸟 (huī shānjiāoniǎo)
Pericrocotus divaricatus

1 around Qindeli Farms on 2015-08-04
1 at Xidaquan on 2015-08-19
11 at Xidaquan on 2015-08-21
15 at Xidaquan on 2015-08-24
17 at Xidaquan on 2015-08-25
2 at Xidaquan on 2015-08-29
10 at Xidaquan on 2015-08-31
4 at Xidaquan on 2015-09-01
4 at Xidaquan on 2015-09-02
8 at Xidaquan on 2015-09-08

Passeriformes: Laniidae

Brown Shrike
红尾伯劳 (hóngwěi bóláo)
Lanius cristatus

11 between Hailar & Wuerqihan on 2015-07-11
40 between Wuerqihan & Genhe on 2015-07-12
6 at Hanma on 2015-07-13
1 at Yikesama on 2015-07-15
2 at Yikesama on 2015-07-16
10 between Mangui & Labudalin on 2015-07-19
7 around Hulin on 2015-07-27
2 at Naoli River on 2015-07-29
1 at Naoli River on 2015-07-30
1 at Honghe on 2015-07-30
4 at San Jiang on 2015-07-31
1 around Qindeli Farms on 2015-08-03
2 around Qindeli Farms on 2015-08-04
1 at Dawucun on 2015-08-11
2 at Dawucun on 2015-08-12
1 at Dawucun on 2015-08-31

Isabelline Shrike
荒漠伯劳 (huāngmò bóláo)
Lanius isabellinus

7 around Manzhouli & Hulun Lake on 2015-07-21
1 around Hulun Lake & New Barag Right Banner on 2015-07-22
1 at Wulannuo’er on 2015-07-23
4 near New Barag Left Banner on 2015-07-24

Chinese Grey Shrike
楔尾伯劳 (xiēwěi bóláo)
Lanius sphenocercus sphenocercus

1 at Hohhot on 2015-01-11
2 at Dawucun on 2015-08-11
1 at Dawucun on 2015-08-12
1 at Dawucun on 2015-08-29

Passeriformes: Oriolidae

Black-naped Oriole
黑枕黄鹂 (hēizhěn huánglí)
Oriolus chinensis

2 near Honghe on 2015-07-30

Passeriformes: Corvidae

Eurasian Jay
松鸦 (sōngyā)
Garrulus glandarius brandtii

5 around Wuerqihan on 2015-01-14
6 around Wuerqihan on 2015-01-15
7 around Wuerqihan on 2015-01-16
20 between Wuerqihan & Kuduo’er on 2015-01-17
5 at Dawucun on 2015-01-19
6 at Dawucun on 2015-01-20
11 at Dawucun on 2015-01-22
17 at Dawucun on 2015-01-23
5 at Fuyuan on 2015-08-01
1 around Qindeli Farms on 2015-08-04
3 at Dawucun on 2015-08-14
6 at Dawucun on 2015-08-15
3 at Dawucun on 2015-08-16
4 at Xidaquan on 2015-08-17
2 at Xidaquan on 2015-08-21
13 at Xidaquan on 2015-08-24
17 at Xidaquan on 2015-08-25
3 at Dawucun on 2015-08-26
9 at Xidaquan on 2015-08-29
32 at Xidaquan on 2015-08-31
4 at Xidaquan on 2015-09-01
11 at Xidaquan on 2015-09-02
5 at Dawucun on 2015-09-03
7 at Dawucun on 2015-09-04
17 at Xidaquan on 2015-09-05
12 at Xidaquan on 2015-09-06
2 at Dawucun on 2015-09-07
13 at Xidaquan on 2015-09-08

Azure-winged Magpie
灰喜鹊 (huī xǐquè)
Cyanopica cyanus

2 between Wuerqihan & Kuduo’er on 2015-01-17
1 at Hanma on 2015-07-14
4 at Yikesama on 2015-07-18
1 between Hutou & Raohe on 2015-07-28
1 at Xidaquan on 2015-08-17
10 at Xidaquan on 2015-08-21
7 at Xidaquan on 2015-08-24
22 at Xidaquan on 2015-08-29
4 at Xidaquan on 2015-08-31
11 at Xidaquan on 2015-09-01
8 at Xidaquan on 2015-09-02
8 at Xidaquan on 2015-09-08

Eurasian Magpie
喜鹊 (xǐquè)
Pica pica

ca. 110 at Hohhot on 2015-01-11
ca. 150 at Hohhot on 2015-01-12
8 at Dawucun on 2015-01-19
5 at Dawucun on 2015-01-20
ca. 125 at Hohhot on 2015-04-02
40 at Wulannuo’er on 2015-07-23
1 near New Barag Left Banner on 2015-07-24
6 around Hulin on 2015-07-27
10 at Naoli River on 2015-07-29
5 at Naoli River on 2015-07-30
2 at Honghe on 2015-07-30
5 near Fuyuan on 2015-08-01
11 around Qindeli Farms on 2015-08-03
6 around Qindeli Farms on 2015-08-04
10 around Qindeli Farms on 2015-08-05
1 at Tongjiang on 2015-08-05
10 at Tongjiang on 2015-08-06
ca. 100 at Qixing River on 2015-08-06
1 at Qixing River on 2015-08-07
2 at Dawucun on 2015-08-12
15 at Dawucun on 2015-08-15
15 at Dawucun on 2015-08-29
1 at Dawucun on 2015-08-30
4 at Xidaquan on 2015-09-06

Spotted Nutcracker
星鸦 (xīng yā)
Nucifraga caryocatactes

4 at Yikesama on 2015-07-17
4 at Yikesama on 2015-07-18
5 at Xidaquan on 2015-08-19
1 at Xidaquan on 2015-08-24
2 at Xidaquan on 2015-08-25
2 at Xidaquan on 2015-08-29
2 at Xidaquan on 2015-08-31
3 at Xidaquan on 2015-09-01
3 at Xidaquan on 2015-09-02
3 at Xidaquan on 2015-09-06
1 at Xidaquan on 2015-09-08

Daurian Jackdaw
达乌里寒鸦 (dáwūlǐ hányā)
Coloeus dauuricus

43 at Hohhot on 2015-01-11
2 at Hohhot on 2015-01-12
6 around Qindeli Farms on 2015-08-03

Rook
秃鼻乌鸦 (tūbí wūyā)
Corvus frugilegus pastinator

21 at Naoli River on 2015-07-29
20 at Naoli River on 2015-07-30
4 at Honghe on 2015-07-30
20 around Qindeli Farms on 2015-08-05
3 at Tongjiang on 2015-08-05
15 at Tongjiang on 2015-08-06
20 at Qixing River on 2015-08-06

Carrion Crow
小嘴乌鸦 (xiǎozuǐ wūyā)
Corvus corone

38 at Hohhot on 2015-01-11
64 around Wuerqihan on 2015-01-14
9 around Wuerqihan on 2015-01-15
75 around Wuerqihan on 2015-01-16
26 between Wuerqihan & Kuduo’er on 2015-01-17
ca. 120 at Dawucun on 2015-01-19
ca. 120 at Dawucun on 2015-01-20
ca. 120 at Dawucun on 2015-01-22
ca. 120 at Dawucun on 2015-01-23
20 between Hailar & Wuerqihan on 2015-07-11
30 between Wuerqihan & Genhe on 2015-07-12
4 at Hanma on 2015-07-13
2 at Hanma on 2015-07-14
2 at Yikesama on 2015-07-15
3 at Yikesama on 2015-07-16
6 between Mangui & Labudalin on 2015-07-19
4 between Labudalin & Manzhouli on 2015-07-20
3 between Hutou & Raohe on 2015-07-28
5 at Naoli River on 2015-07-29
4 at Naoli River on 2015-07-30
4 at Fuyuan on 2015-08-01
18 around Qindeli Farms on 2015-08-03
3 around Qindeli Farms on 2015-08-04
8 at Dawucun on 2015-08-13
4 at Dawucun on 2015-08-16
13 at Xidaquan on 2015-08-17
3 at Xidaquan on 2015-08-19
4 at Xidaquan on 2015-08-21
14 at Xidaquan on 2015-08-24
53 at Xidaquan on 2015-08-25
2 at Xidaquan on 2015-08-29
1 at Dawucun on 2015-08-30
22 at Xidaquan on 2015-08-31
63 at Jiulong Shuiku on 2015-09-01
60 at Jiulong Shuiku on 2015-09-02
6 at Xidaquan on 2015-09-05
82 at Jiulong Shuiku on 2015-09-06
6 at Xidaquan on 2015-09-08

Northern Raven
渡鸦 (dùyā)
Corvus corax

11 around Wuerqihan on 2015-01-14
1 between Wuerqihan & Kuduo’er on 2015-01-17
6 at Hanma on 2015-07-14
3 at Yikesama on 2015-07-15
7 at Yikesama on 2015-07-16
4 at Yikesama on 2015-07-17
14 between Mangui & Labudalin on 2015-07-19
1 at Tongjiang on 2015-08-06

Passeriformes: Paridae

Coal Tit
煤山雀 (méi shānquè)
Periparus ater ater

3 at Xidaquan on 2015-08-19
8 at Xidaquan on 2015-08-21
8 at Xidaquan on 2015-08-24
14 at Xidaquan on 2015-08-25
2 at Xidaquan on 2015-08-29
1 at Xidaquan on 2015-08-31
4 at Xidaquan on 2015-09-01
9 at Xidaquan on 2015-09-02
10 at Xidaquan on 2015-09-06
1 at Xidaquan on 2015-09-08

Marsh Tit
沼泽山雀 (zhǎozé shānquè)
Poecile palustris brevirostris

11 between Wuerqihan & Kuduo’er on 2015-01-17
11 at Xidaquan on 2015-08-17
23 at Xidaquan on 2015-08-19
25 at Xidaquan on 2015-08-21
42 at Xidaquan on 2015-08-24
28 at Xidaquan on 2015-08-25
9 at Xidaquan on 2015-08-29
11 at Xidaquan on 2015-08-31
16 at Xidaquan on 2015-09-01
9 at Xidaquan on 2015-09-02
5 at Xidaquan on 2015-09-05
17 at Xidaquan on 2015-09-06
14 at Xidaquan on 2015-09-08

Willow Tit
褐头山雀 (hètóu shānquè)
Poecile montanus baicalensis

1 around Wuerqihan on 2015-01-15
4 between Wuerqihan & Kuduo’er on 2015-01-17
1 at Dawucun on 2015-01-20
9 at Dawucun on 2015-01-22
8 at Dawucun on 2015-01-23
2 between Wuerqihan & Genhe on 2015-07-12
4 at Hanma on 2015-07-13
5 at Hanma on 2015-07-14
6 at Yikesama on 2015-07-15
10 at Yikesama on 2015-07-16
4 at Yikesama on 2015-07-17
9 at Yikesama on 2015-07-18
4 at Fuyuan on 2015-08-01
4 around Qindeli Farms on 2015-08-03
8 around Qindeli Farms on 2015-08-04
1 at Dawucun on 2015-08-13
6 at Dawucun on 2015-08-14
16 at Dawucun on 2015-08-15
13 at Dawucun on 2015-08-16
10 at Xidaquan on 2015-08-17
2 at Dawucun on 2015-08-18
5 at Xidaquan on 2015-08-19
1 at Xidaquan on 2015-08-21
1 at Hengmei Gardens on 2015-08-23
4 at Xidaquan on 2015-08-24
7 at Xidaquan on 2015-08-25
3 at Dawucun on 2015-08-26
4 at Xidaquan on 2015-08-29
2 at Xidaquan on 2015-08-31
4 at Xidaquan on 2015-09-01
2 at Xidaquan on 2015-09-02
12 at Dawucun on 2015-09-03
9 at Dawucun on 2015-09-04
4 at Xidaquan on 2015-09-06
8 at Dawucun on 2015-09-07
6 at Xidaquan on 2015-09-08

Willow Tit or Marsh Tit

2 (pair) at Hohhot on 2015-01-11
8 around Wuerqihan on 2015-01-14
35 around Wuerqihan on 2015-01-15
23 around Wuerqihan on 2015-01-16
7 at Dawucun on 2015-01-20
7 at Dawucun on 2015-01-22
3 at Dawucun on 2015-01-23
4 at Mudanfeng on 2015-07-26
3 between Hutou & Raohe on 2015-07-28
1 at Naoli River on 2015-07-29
1 around Qindeli Farms on 2015-08-04
8 around Qindeli Farms on 2015-08-05

Great Tit
大山雀 (dà shānquè)
Parus major

1 in Kuduo’er on 2015-01-17

Japanese Tit
远东山雀 (yuǎndōng shānquè)
Parus minor

3 at Hohhot on 2015-01-12
8 at Dawucun on 2015-01-19
6 at Dawucun on 2015-01-22
4 at Dawucun on 2015-01-23
13 at Mudanfeng on 2015-07-26
4 between Hutou & Raohe on 2015-07-28
5 at Naoli River on 2015-07-29
8 around Qindeli Farms on 2015-08-04
4 around Qindeli Farms on 2015-08-05
1 at Dawucun on 2015-08-13
3 at Dawucun on 2015-08-14
7 at Dawucun on 2015-08-15
3 at Dawucun on 2015-08-16
13 at Xidaquan on 2015-08-17
1 at Dawucun on 2015-08-18
19 at Xidaquan on 2015-08-19
7 at Xidaquan on 2015-08-21
7 at Hengmei Gardens on 2015-08-23
14 at Xidaquan on 2015-08-24
15 at Xidaquan on 2015-08-25
2 at Xidaquan on 2015-08-29
11 at Xidaquan on 2015-08-31
30 at Xidaquan on 2015-09-01
9 at Xidaquan on 2015-09-02
2 at Dawucun on 2015-09-03
1 at Dawucun on 2015-09-04
9 at Xidaquan on 2015-09-06
9 at Xidaquan on 2015-09-08

Passeriformes: Panuridae

Bearded Reedling
文须雀 (wénxū què)
Panurus biarmicus

15 at Modamuji on 2015-07-24

Passeriformes: Alaudidae

Eurasian Skylark
云雀 (yúnquè)
Alauda arvensis

15 between Labudalin & Manzhouli on 2015-07-20
3 around Manzhouli & Hulun Lake on 2015-07-21
4 around Hulun Lake & New Barag Right Banner on 2015-07-22
1 at Wulannuo’er on 2015-07-23
10 near New Barag Left Banner on 2015-07-24

Horned Lark
角百灵 (jiǎo bǎilíng)
Eremophila alpestris brandti

4 at Hulun Lake on 2015-07-21

Mongolian Lark
蒙古百灵 (ménggǔ bǎilíng)
Melanocorypha mongolica

21 between Labudalin & Manzhouli on 2015-07-20
28 around Hulun Lake & New Barag Right Banner on 2015-07-22
2 at Wulannuo’er on 2015-07-23
20 near New Barag Left Banner on 2015-07-24

Asian Short-toed Lark
亚洲短趾百灵 (yàzhōu duǎnzhǐbǎilíng)
Alaudala cheleensis

25 between Labudalin & Manzhouli on 2015-07-20
30 around Manzhouli & Hulun Lake on 2015-07-21
64 around Hulun Lake & New Barag Right Banner on 2015-07-22
10 at Wulannuo’er on 2015-07-23
ca. 150 near New Barag Left Banner on 2015-07-24
25 at Modamuji on 2015-07-24

Passeriformes: Pycnonotidae

Light-vented Bulbul
白头鹎 (báitóu bēi)
Pycnonotus sinensis

24 at Hohhot on 2015-01-12

Passeriformes: Hirundinidae

Sand Martin
崖沙燕 (yáshāyàn)
Riparia riparia

ca. 320 between Labudalin & Manzhouli on 2015-07-20
10 around Manzhouli & Hulun Lake on 2015-07-21
31 around Hulun Lake & New Barag Right Banner on 2015-07-22
325 at Wulannuo’er on 2015-07-23
250 near New Barag Left Banner on 2015-07-24
ca. 5,000 at Modamuji on 2015-07-24
1 at San Jiang on 2015-07-31

Barn Swallow
家燕 (jiā yàn)
Hirundo rustica

12 between Hailar & Wuerqihan on 2015-07-11
ca. 80 between Wuerqihan & Genhe on 2015-07-12
20 at Hanma on 2015-07-14
2 at Yikesama on 2015-07-16
2 at Yikesama on 2015-07-18
10 between Mangui & Labudalin on 2015-07-19
140 between Labudalin & Manzhouli on 2015-07-20
20 around Manzhouli & Hulun Lake on 2015-07-21
110 around Hulun Lake & New Barag Right Banner on 2015-07-22
25 at Wulannuo’er on 2015-07-23
115 near New Barag Left Banner on 2015-07-24
ca. 200 at Modamuji on 2015-07-24
20 at Mudanfeng on 2015-07-26
20 around Hulin on 2015-07-27
40 between Hutou & Raohe on 2015-07-28
10 at Naoli River on 2015-07-29
10 at Naoli River on 2015-07-30
20 at Honghe on 2015-07-30
30 at San Jiang on 2015-07-31
10 near Fuyuan on 2015-08-01
50 around Qindeli Farms on 2015-08-03
30 around Qindeli Farms on 2015-08-04
10 around Qindeli Farms on 2015-08-05
10 at Tongjiang on 2015-08-06
30 at Qixing River on 2015-08-06
5 at Qixing River on 2015-08-07
118 at Dawucun on 2015-08-11
58 at Dawucun on 2015-08-12
90 at Dawucun on 2015-08-13
50 at Dawucun on 2015-08-14
50 at Dawucun on 2015-08-15
38 at Dawucun on 2015-08-16
35 at Xidaquan on 2015-08-17
15 at Dawucun on 2015-08-18
ca. 875 at Xidaquan on 2015-08-19
ca. 825 at Xidaquan on 2015-08-21
ca. 430 at Xidaquan on 2015-08-24
ca. 190 at Xidaquan on 2015-08-25
ca. 90 at Xidaquan on 2015-08-29
ca. 90 at Xidaquan on 2015-08-31
ca. 820 at Xidaquan on 2015-09-01
ca. 80 at Xidaquan on 2015-09-02
10 at Xidaquan on 2015-09-06
14 at Dawucun on 2015-09-07
ca. 402 at Xidaquan on 2015-09-08

Common House Martin
白腹毛脚燕 (báifù máojiǎoyàn)
Delichon urbicum

20 nesting in Àilín (爱林) on 2015-07-12
15 nesting at Gālayá (嘎拉牙) on 2015-07-13
1 around Qindeli Farms on 2015-08-04

Asian House Martin
烟腹毛脚燕 (yānfù máojiǎoyàn)
Delichon dasypus

ca. 80 between Hutou & Raohe on 2015-07-28

Red-rumped Swallow
金腰燕 (jīnyāo yàn)
Cecropis daurica

4 at Mudanfeng on 2015-07-26
6 around Hulin on 2015-07-27
15 between Hutou & Raohe on 2015-07-28
2 at Naoli River on 2015-07-29
2 at Naoli River on 2015-07-30
20 at San Jiang on 2015-07-31
30 at Fuyuan on 2015-08-01
1 around Qindeli Farms on 2015-08-03
30 around Qindeli Farms on 2015-08-04
5 around Qindeli Farms on 2015-08-05
5 at Qixing River on 2015-08-07
18 at Dawucun on 2015-08-11
7 at Dawucun on 2015-08-16
ca. 1226 at Xidaquan on 2015-08-19
ca. 1210 at Xidaquan on 2015-08-21
ca. 330 at Xidaquan on 2015-08-24
ca. 260 at Xidaquan on 2015-08-25
ca. 120 at Xidaquan on 2015-08-29
2 at Xidaquan on 2015-08-31
ca. 440 at Xidaquan on 2015-09-01
ca. 70 at Xidaquan on 2015-09-02
96 at Xidaquan on 2015-09-06
24 at Dawucun on 2015-09-07
ca. 200 at Xidaquan on 2015-09-08

Passeriformes: Cettiidae

Asian Stubtail
鳞头树莺 (líntóu shùyīng)
Urosphena squameiceps

1 at Xidaquan on 2015-08-17
1 at Xidaquan on 2015-08-24
2 at Xidaquan on 2015-08-31
1 at Xidaquan on 2015-09-06

Passeriformes: Aegithalidae

Long-tailed Tit
北长尾山雀 (běi chángwěishānquè)
Aegithalos caudatus caudatus

10 around Wuerqihan on 2015-01-15
10 around Wuerqihan on 2015-01-16
14 at Dawucun on 2015-01-22
4 at Dawucun on 2015-01-23
4 between Wuerqihan & Genhe on 2015-07-12
3 at Hanma on 2015-07-13
45 at Hanma on 2015-07-14
40 at Yikesama on 2015-07-15
20 at Yikesama on 2015-07-16
ca. 90 at Yikesama on 2015-07-17
50 at Mudanfeng on 2015-07-26
1 between Hutou & Raohe on 2015-07-28
35 near Naoli River on 2015-07-29
80 around Qindeli Farms on 2015-08-04
50 around Qindeli Farms on 2015-08-05
8 at Dawucun on 2015-08-16
52 at Xidaquan on 2015-08-17
5 at Dawucun on 2015-08-18
57 at Xidaquan on 2015-08-19
100 at Xidaquan on 2015-08-21
23 at Xidaquan on 2015-08-24
50 at Xidaquan on 2015-08-25
20 at Xidaquan on 2015-08-29
45 at Xidaquan on 2015-08-31
15 at Xidaquan on 2015-09-01
15 at Xidaquan on 2015-09-02
45 at Xidaquan on 2015-09-06
15 at Dawucun on 2015-09-07
20 at Xidaquan on 2015-09-08

Passeriformes: Phylloscopidae

Dusky Warbler
褐柳莺 (hè liǔyīng)
Phylloscopus fuscatus

2 singing between Hailar & Wuerqihan on 2015-07-11
15 between Wuerqihan & Genhe on 2015-07-12
3 at Hanma on 2015-07-14
1 at Yikesama on 2015-07-16
2 at Yikesama on 2015-07-17
7 at Yikesama on 2015-07-18
2 between Mangui & Labudalin on 2015-07-19
1 at Honghe on 2015-07-30
4 at Tongjiang on 2015-08-05
2 at Tongjiang on 2015-08-06
2 at Xidaquan on 2015-08-21
2 at Xidaquan on 2015-08-24
2 at Xidaquan on 2015-08-25
1 at Xidaquan on 2015-08-29
2 at Xidaquan on 2015-08-31
6 at Xidaquan on 2015-09-01
5 at Xidaquan on 2015-09-02
3 at Xidaquan on 2015-09-06
4 at Xidaquan on 2015-09-08

Radde’s Warbler
巨嘴柳莺 (jùzuǐ liǔyīng)
Phylloscopus schwarzi

30 between Wuerqihan & Genhe on 2015-07-12
7 at Hanma on 2015-07-13
10 at Hanma on 2015-07-14
10 at Yikesama on 2015-07-15
9 at Yikesama on 2015-07-16
5 at Yikesama on 2015-07-17
2 between Mangui & Labudalin on 2015-07-19
1 at Mudanfeng on 2015-07-26
3 at Xidaquan on 2015-08-17
7 at Xidaquan on 2015-08-19
5 at Xidaquan on 2015-08-24
6 at Xidaquan on 2015-08-25
2 at Xidaquan on 2015-08-29
18 at Xidaquan on 2015-08-31
26 at Xidaquan on 2015-09-01
17 at Xidaquan on 2015-09-02
19 at Xidaquan on 2015-09-06
11 at Xidaquan on 2015-09-08

Pallas’s Leaf Warbler
黄腰柳莺 (huángyāoliǔyīng)
Phylloscopus proregulus

1 between Hailar & Wuerqihan on 2015-07-11
3 at Hanma on 2015-07-13
15 at Hanma on 2015-07-14
7 at Yikesama on 2015-07-16
15 at Yikesama on 2015-07-17
8 at Yikesama on 2015-07-18
3 at Mudanfeng on 2015-07-26
1 between Hutou & Raohe on 2015-07-28
1 around Qindeli Farms on 2015-08-04
1 at Xidaquan on 2015-08-17
2 at Xidaquan on 2015-08-19
3 at Xidaquan on 2015-08-21
4 at Xidaquan on 2015-08-24
5 at Xidaquan on 2015-08-25
3 at Xidaquan on 2015-08-29
2 at Xidaquan on 2015-08-31
2 at Xidaquan on 2015-09-01
2 at Xidaquan on 2015-09-02
1 at Xidaquan on 2015-09-05
14 at Xidaquan on 2015-09-06
1 at Xidaquan on 2015-09-08

Yellow-browed Warbler
黄眉柳莺 (huángméi liǔyīng)
Phylloscopus inornatus

1 at Hanma on 2015-07-13
3 at Hanma on 2015-07-14
3 at Yikesama on 2015-07-15
8 at Yikesama on 2015-07-16
6 at Yikesama on 2015-07-17
13 at Yikesama on 2015-07-18
6 at Xidaquan on 2015-08-17
2 at Xidaquan on 2015-08-21
4 at Xidaquan on 2015-08-24
5 at Xidaquan on 2015-08-25
3 at Xidaquan on 2015-08-31
3 at Xidaquan on 2015-09-01
1 at Dawucun on 2015-09-04
19 at Xidaquan on 2015-09-06
32 at Xidaquan on 2015-09-08

Arctic Warbler
极北柳莺 (jíběi liǔyīng)
Phylloscopus borealis

1 between Wuerqihan & Genhe on 2015-07-12
1 at Hanma on 2015-07-14
8 at Yikesama on 2015-07-16
13 at Yikesama on 2015-07-17
16 at Yikesama on 2015-07-18
1 at Xidaquan on 2015-08-24
1 at Xidaquan on 2015-09-01

Two-barred Warbler
双斑绿柳莺 (huāngbān lǜliǔyīng)
Phylloscopus plumbeitarsus

1 between Wuerqihan & Genhe on 2015-07-12
6 at Hanma on 2015-07-14
3 at Yikesama on 2015-07-15
4 at Yikesama on 2015-07-16
7 at Yikesama on 2015-07-17
13 at Yikesama on 2015-07-18
5 between Mangui & Labudalin on 2015-07-19
1 at Xidaquan on 2015-08-19
1 at Xidaquan on 2015-08-21
1 at Xidaquan on 2015-08-31
2 at Xidaquan on 2015-09-06

Arctic Warbler or Two-barred Warbler

1 between Wuerqihan & Genhe on 2015-07-12

Pale-legged Leaf Warbler
灰脚柳莺 (huījiǎo liǔyīng)
Phylloscopus tenellipes

1 around Qindeli Farms on 2015-08-03

Eastern Crowned Warbler
冕柳莺 (miǎn liǔyīng)
Phylloscopus coronatus

2 at Mudanfeng on 2015-07-26
1 around Qindeli Farms on 2015-08-03
3 around Qindeli Farms on 2015-08-04
5 around Qindeli Farms on 2015-08-05
2 at Dawucun on 2015-08-14
7 at Dawucun on 2015-08-15
8 at Dawucun on 2015-08-16
5 at Xidaquan on 2015-08-17
2 at Dawucun on 2015-08-18
2 at Xidaquan on 2015-08-19
1 at Xidaquan on 2015-08-21
1 at Xidaquan on 2015-08-24
3 at Xidaquan on 2015-08-29
1 at Dawucun on 2015-09-03

Passeriformes: Acrocephalidae

Oriental Reed Warbler
东方大苇莺 (dōngfāng dàwěiyīng)
Acrocephalus orientalis

2 between Labudalin & Manzhouli on 2015-07-20
2 around Manzhouli & Hulun Lake on 2015-07-21
3 at Wulannuo’er on 2015-07-23
4 around Hulin on 2015-07-27
1 at Tongjiang on 2015-08-06
2 at Qixing River on 2015-08-06
1 at Qixing River on 2015-08-07
1 at Jiulong Shuiku on 2015-09-01

Black-browed Reed Warbler
黑眉苇莺 (hēiméi wěiyīng)
Acrocephalus bistrigiceps

8 around Hulin on 2015-07-27
1 at Naoli River on 2015-07-29
13 at Naoli River on 2015-07-30
5 at San Jiang on 2015-07-31
3 at Tongjiang on 2015-08-06
12 at Qixing River on 2015-08-06
4 at Qixing River on 2015-08-07
1 at Jiulong Shuiku on 2015-08-29

Thick-billed Warbler
厚嘴苇莺 (hòuzuǐ wěiyīng)
Iduna aedon

1 between Hutou & Raohe on 2015-07-28
1 at Naoli River on 2015-07-30
12 around Qindeli Farms on 2015-08-04
1 at Xidaquan on 2015-08-19
1 at Hengmei Gardens on 2015-08-23
1 at Xidaquan on 2015-09-01

Passeriformes: Locustellidae

Baikal Bush Warbler
北短翅莺 (běi duǎnchìyīng)
Locustella davidi

1 between Wuerqihan & Genhe on 2015-07-12
1 at Hanma on 2015-07-14

Lanceolated Warbler
矛斑蝗莺 (máobān huángyīng)
Locustella lanceolata

2 at Hanma on 2015-07-14
2 between Mangui & Labudalin on 2015-07-19
1 between Labudalin & Manzhouli on 2015-07-20

Pallas’s Grasshopper Warbler
小蝗莺 (xiǎo huángyīng)
Locustella certhiola

3 between Wuerqihan & Genhe on 2015-07-12
45 between Mangui & Labudalin on 2015-07-19
3 between Labudalin & Manzhouli on 2015-07-20
3 at Wulannuo’er on 2015-07-23

Gray’s Grasshopper Warbler
苍眉蝗莺 (cāngméi huángyīng)
Locustella fasciolata

1 heard near Wuerqihan on 2015-07-11
2 heard near Wuerqihan on 2015-07-12

Passeriformes: Cisticolidae

Zitting Cisticola
棕扇尾莺 (zōng shànwěiyīng)
Cisticola juncidis

2 between Mangui & Labudalin on 2015-07-19

Passeriformes: Sylviidae

Reed Parrotbill
震旦鸦雀 (zhèndàn yāquè)
Paradoxornis heudei polivanovi

5 at Qixing River on 2015-08-06
5 at Qixing River on 2015-08-07

Passeriformes: Zosteropidae

Chestnut-flanked White-eye
红胁绣眼鸟 (hóngxié xiùyǎnniǎo)
Zosterops erythropleurus

3 at Naoli River 2015-07-29
10 around Qindeli Farms on 2015-08-03
14 around Qindeli Farms on 2015-08-04
24 around Qindeli Farms on 2015-08-05
15 in Tongjiang on 2015-08-05
1 at Dawucun on 2015-08-13
1 at Dawucun on 2015-08-14
4 at Dawucun on 2015-08-15
8 at Dawucun on 2015-08-16
50 at Xidaquan on 2015-08-17
21 at Dawucun on 2015-08-18
55 at Xidaquan on 2015-08-19
52 at Xidaquan on 2015-08-21
62 at Xidaquan on 2015-08-24
3 at Xidaquan on 2015-08-25
2 at Dawucun on 2015-08-26
2 at Xidaquan on 2015-08-29
22 at Xidaquan on 2015-09-01
5 at Xidaquan on 2015-09-02
3 at Dawucun on 2015-09-04
3 at Xidaquan on 2015-09-06

Passeriformes: Troglodytidae

Eurasian Wren
鹪鹩 (jiāoliáo)
Troglodytes troglodytes

2 at Hanma on 2015-07-14
1 at Yikesama on 2015-07-16
2 at Yikesama on 2015-07-17

Passeriformes: Regulidae

Goldcrest
戴菊 (dàijú)
Regulus regulus

3 at Xidaquan on 2015-09-06

Passeriformes: Sittidae

Eurasian Nuthatch
普通䴓 pǔtōng shī
Sitta europaea

7 around Wuerqihan on 2015-01-15
4 around Wuerqihan on 2015-01-16
8 at Dawucun on 2015-01-22
2 at Dawucun on 2015-01-23
1 between Wuerqihan & Genhe on 2015-07-12
6 at Hanma on 2015-07-14
8 at Yikesama on 2015-07-16
25 at Yikesama on 2015-07-17
19 at Yikesama on 2015-07-18
2 between Hutou & Raohe on 2015-07-28
2 at Fuyuan on 2015-08-01
2 around Qindeli Farms on 2015-08-03
10 around Qindeli Farms on 2015-08-04
8 around Qindeli Farms on 2015-08-05
2 at Dawucun on 2015-08-13
3 at Dawucun on 2015-08-14
3 at Dawucun on 2015-08-15
10 at Dawucun on 2015-08-16
16 at Xidaquan on 2015-08-17
4 at Dawucun on 2015-08-18
20 at Xidaquan on 2015-08-19
8 at Xidaquan on 2015-08-21
13 at Xidaquan on 2015-08-24
5 at Xidaquan on 2015-08-25
1 at Dawucun on 2015-08-29
8 at Xidaquan on 2015-08-31
9 at Xidaquan on 2015-09-01
9 at Xidaquan on 2015-09-02
9 at Dawucun on 2015-09-03
9 at Dawucun on 2015-09-04
1 at Xidaquan on 2015-09-05
13 at Xidaquan on 2015-09-06
18 at Dawucun on 2015-09-07
10 at Xidaquan on 2015-09-08

Passeriformes: Certhiidae

Eurasian Treecreeper
旋木雀 (xuánmùquè)
Certhia familiaris

1 at Xidaquan on 2015-08-21
1 at Xidaquan on 2015-08-25
1 at Xidaquan on 2015-08-31
1 at Xidaquan on 2015-09-01

Passeriformes: Sturnidae

White-cheeked Starling
灰椋鸟 (huī liángniǎo)
Spodiopsar cineraceus

5 between Hailar & Wuerqihan on 2015-07-11
15 at Wulannuo’er on 2015-07-23
1 around Hulin on 2015-07-27

Daurian Starling
北椋鸟 (běi liángniǎo)
Agropsar sturninus

4 at Dawucun on 2015-08-12

Common Starling
紫翅椋鸟 (zǐchì liángniǎo)
Sturnus vulgaris

1 at Wulannuo’er on 2015-07-23

Passeriformes: Turdidae

Siberian Thrush
白眉地鸫 (báiméi dìdōng)
Geokichla sibirica

2 at Hanma on 2015-07-13
1 at Hanma on 2015-07-14
1 at Xidaquan on 2015-08-17
1 at Xidaquan on 2015-08-31

White’s Thrush
怀氏虎鸫 (huáishì hǔdōng)
Zoothera aurea

2 at Hanma on 2015-07-14
1 at Yikesama on 2015-07-16
1 at Yikesama on 2015-07-18

Grey-backed Thrush
灰背鸫 (huībèi dōng)
Turdus hortulorum

1 at Dawucun on 2015-08-15
1 at Dawucun on 2015-08-16

Pale Thrush
白腹鸫 (báifù dōng)
Turdus pallidus

8 at Honghe on 2015-07-30
1 around Qindeli Farms on 2015-08-05
5 at Dawucun on 2015-08-14
1 at Dawucun on 2015-08-15
2 at Dawucun on 2015-08-16
1 at Dawucun on 2015-09-04
2 at Xidaquan on 2015-09-08

Red-throated Thrush
赤颈鸫 (chìjǐng dōng)
Turdus ruficollis

8 at Hohhot on 2015-01-12
7 at Hohhot on 2015-04-02

Naumann’s Thrush
红尾鸫 (hóngwěi dōng)
Turdus naumanni

1 at Hohhot on 2015-01-12
2 at Hohhot on 2015-04-02

Passeriformes: Muscicapidae

Grey-streaked Flycatcher
灰斑鹟 (huībān wēng)
Muscicapa griseisticta

1 at Yikesama on 2015-07-15
1 at Yikesama on 2015-07-17
1 at Dawucun on 2015-08-13
1 at Xidaquan on 2015-08-19
2 at Xidaquan on 2015-08-24
3 at Xidaquan on 2015-08-25
1 at Xidaquan on 2015-08-29
2 at Xidaquan on 2015-08-31

Dark-sided Flycatcher
乌鹟 (wū wēng)
Muscicapa sibirica

1 at Hanma on 2015-07-14
1 at Yikesama on 2015-07-15
1 at Yikesama on 2015-07-16
2 at Yikesama on 2015-07-18
1 around Qindeli Farms on 2015-08-05

Asian Brown Flycatcher
北灰鹟 (běihuī wēng)
Muscicapa latirostris

2 at Yikesama on 2015-07-16
1 at Yikesama on 2015-07-17
5 at Yikesama on 2015-07-18
3 around Qindeli Farms on 2015-08-05
4 at Dawucun on 2015-08-15
4 at Dawucun on 2015-08-16
2 at Dawucun on 2015-08-18
4 at Xidaquan on 2015-08-21
2 at Xidaquan on 2015-08-24
1 at Xidaquan on 2015-08-29
2 at Dawucun on 2015-08-30
3 at Xidaquan on 2015-08-31

Blue-and-white Flycatcher
白腹姬鹟 (báifù jīwēng)
Cyanoptila cyanomelana

1 at Xidaquan on 2015-08-17
1 at Dawucun on 2015-09-03

Siberian Blue Robin
蓝歌鸲 (lán gēqú)
Larvivora cyane

1 at Hanma on 2015-07-13

Rufous-tailed Robin
红尾歌鸲 (hóngwěi gēqú)
Larvivora sibilans

2 at Yikesama on 2015-07-16
1 at Yikesama on 2015-07-17
1 at Yikesama on 2015-07-18

Siberian Rubythroat
红喉歌鸲 (hónghóu gēqú)
Calliope calliope

2 (pair) at Hanma on 2015-07-14
1 at Yikesama on 2015-07-15
1 at Yikesama on 2015-07-18
2 at Xidaquan on 2015-09-01

Red-flanked Bluetail
红胁蓝尾鸲 (hóngxié lánwěiqú)
Tarsiger cyanurus

3 at Hohhot on 2015-04-02
3 at Hanma on 2015-07-14
2 at Yikesama on 2015-07-18

Yellow-rumped Flycatcher
白眉姬鹟 (báiméi jīwēng)
Ficedula zanthopygia

2 around Qindeli Farms on 2015-08-03
1 around Qindeli Farms on 2015-08-04
2 around Qindeli Farms on 2015-08-05
2 at Dawucun on 2015-08-16

Mugimaki Flycatcher
鸲姬鹟 (qú jīwēng)
Ficedula mugimaki

1 at Yikesama on 2015-07-17

Taiga Flycatcher
红喉姬鹟 (hónghóu jīwēng)
Ficedula albicilla

1 at Hanma on 2015-07-14
2 at Yikesama on 2015-07-17
1 at Yikesama on 2015-07-18
1 around Qindeli Farms on 2015-08-05

Daurian Redstart
北红尾鸲 (běi hóngwěiqú)
Phoenicurus auroreus

1 at Hohhot on 2015-01-12
1 at Hohhot on 2015-04-02
5 between Wuerqihan & Genhe on 2015-07-12
5 at Hanma on 2015-07-13
7 at Hanma on 2015-07-14
2 at Yikesama on 2015-07-15
3 at Yikesama on 2015-07-16
2 at Yikesama on 2015-07-17
6 between Mangui & Labudalin on 2015-07-19
2 at Mudanfeng on 2015-07-26
1 at Dawucun on 2015-08-11
1 at Dawucun on 2015-08-12
3 at Dawucun on 2015-08-13
2 at Dawucun on 2015-08-14
6 at Dawucun on 2015-08-15
1 at Dawucun on 2015-08-16
1 at Xidaquan on 2015-08-17
2 at Dawucun on 2015-08-18
3 at Xidaquan on 2015-08-24
1 at Xidaquan on 2015-08-25
1 at Dawucun on 2015-08-26
4 at Xidaquan on 2015-08-29
2 at Dawucun on 2015-08-30
1 at Dawucun on 2015-08-31
4 at Xidaquan on 2015-09-01
1 at Xidaquan on 2015-09-02
1 at Dawucun on 2015-09-03
1 at Dawucun on 2015-09-04
2 at Xidaquan on 2015-09-05
2 at Dawucun on 2015-09-07
1 at Xidaquan on 2015-09-08

White-throated Rock Thrush
白喉矶鸫 (báihóu jīdōng)
Monticola gularis

1 near Wuerqihan on 2015-07-12
2 at Yikesama on 2015-07-17
4 at Dawucun on 2015-08-16

Stejneger’s Stonechat
东亚石䳭 (dōngyà shíjí)
Saxicola stejnegeri

30 between Wuerqihan & Genhe on 2015-07-12
10 at Hanma on 2015-07-13
6 at Hanma on 2015-07-14
1 at Yikesama on 2015-07-15
30 between Mangui & Labudalin on 2015-07-19
8 between Hutou & Raohe on 2015-07-28
12 at Naoli River on 2015-07-29
2 at Honghe on 2015-07-30
1 around Qindeli Farms on 2015-08-03
1 at Tongjiang on 2015-08-05
1 at Xidaquan on 2015-08-19
1 at Xidaquan on 2015-08-29
1 at Xidaquan on 2015-09-01
1 at Xidaquan on 2015-09-06
8 at Xidaquan on 2015-09-08

Northern Wheatear
穗鵖 (suì jí)
Oenanthe oenanthe

4 between Wuerqihan & Genhe on 2015-07-12
1 at Hanma on 2015-07-13
2 between Mangui & Labudalin on 2015-07-19
12 between Labudalin & Manzhouli on 2015-07-20
7 around Manzhouli & Hulun Lake on 2015-07-21
18 around Hulun Lake & New Barag Right Banner on 2015-07-22
1 at Wulannuo’er on 2015-07-23
2 near New Barag Left Banner on 2015-07-24
10 at Modamuji on 2015-07-24

Passeriformes: Passeridae

House Sparrow
家麻雀 (jiā máquè)
Passer domesticus

2 in Àilín (爱林) on 2015-07-12
24 at Hanma on 2015-07-13
15 at Mangui on 2015-07-15
2 at Jinhe Zhen on 2015-07-19
1 at Labudalin Liu Dui on 2015-07-20
1 around Hulun Lake & New Barag Right Banner on 2015-07-22
1 at Wulannuo’er on 2015-07-23
1 at Modamuji on 2015-07-24

Eurasian Tree Sparrow
树麻雀 (shù máquè)
Passer montanus

ca. 200 at Hohhot on 2015-01-11
ca. 500 at Hohhot on 2015-01-12
ca. 80 at Dawucun on 2015-01-19
ca. 75 at Hohhot on 2015-04-02
15 between Hailar & Wuerqihan on 2015-07-11
25 between Wuerqihan & Genhe on 2015-07-12
4 at Mangui on 2015-07-16
27 between Mangui & Labudalin on 2015-07-19
53 between Labudalin & Manzhouli on 2015-07-20
10 around Manzhouli & Hulun Lake on 2015-07-21
14 around Hulun Lake & New Barag Right Banner on 2015-07-22
20 at Wulannuo’er on 2015-07-23
20 near New Barag Left Banner on 2015-07-24
40 at Modamuji on 2015-07-24
8 at Mudanfeng on 2015-07-26
15 around Hulin on 2015-07-27
20 between Hutou & Raohe on 2015-07-28
10 at Naoli River on 2015-07-29
15 at Naoli River on 2015-07-30
20 at San Jiang on 2015-07-31
8 around Qindeli Farms on 2015-08-04
ca. 250 at Qixing River on 2015-08-06
10 at Qixing River on 2015-08-07
13 at Dawucun on 2015-08-12
10 at Dawucun on 2015-08-13
2 at Dawucun on 2015-08-16
4 near Jiulong Shuiku on 2015-08-17
5 near Jiulong Shuiku on 2015-08-19
1 near Jiulong Shuiku on 2015-08-24
8 near Jiulong Shuiku on 2015-08-25
12 near Jiulong Shuiku on 2015-08-29
15 near Jiulong Shuiku on 2015-08-31
20 near Jiulong Shuiku on 2015-09-01
10 near Jiulong Shuiku on 2015-09-02
15 at Xidaquan on 2015-09-08

House Sparrow x Eurasian Tree Sparrow

1 at Hanma on 2015-07-13

Passeriformes: Prunellidae

Siberian Accentor
棕眉山岩鹨 (zōngméi yánliù)
Prunella montanella

8 at Hohhot on 2015-01-11
6 at Hohhot on 2015-01-12
1 at Dawucun on 2015-01-22

Passeriformes: Motacillidae

Eastern Yellow Wagtail
黄鹡鸰 (huáng jílíng)
Motacilla tschutschensis

20 at Wulannuo’er on 2015-07-23
1 near New Barag Left Banner on 2015-07-24
1 at Modamuji on 2015-07-24

Citrine Wagtail
黄头鹡鸰 (huángtóu jílíng)
Motacilla citreola

1 between Hailar & Wuerqihan on 2015-07-11
3 between Wuerqihan & Genhe on 2015-07-12
10 between Mangui & Labudalin on 2015-07-19
9 around Hulun Lake & New Barag Right Banner on 2015-07-22
6 at Wulannuo’er on 2015-07-23
20 near New Barag Left Banner on 2015-07-24

Grey Wagtail
灰鹡鸰 huī jílíng
Motacilla cinerea

1 between Hailar & Wuerqihan on 2015-07-11
8 at Hanma on 2015-07-14
1 at Yikesama on 2015-07-15
4 at Yikesama on 2015-07-16
13 at Yikesama on 2015-07-17
13 at Yikesama on 2015-07-18
8 between Mangui & Labudalin on 2015-07-19
5 at Mudanfeng on 2015-07-26
4 between Hutou & Raohe on 2015-07-28
1 at San Jiang on 2015-07-31
5 around Qindeli Farms on 2015-08-04
1 at Dawucun on 2015-08-15
1 at Xidaquan on 2015-08-17
2 at Xidaquan on 2015-08-19
6 at Xidaquan on 2015-08-21
1 at Xidaquan on 2015-08-24
1 at Dawucun on 2015-08-28
1 at Xidaquan on 2015-08-29
1 at Dawucun on 2015-08-30
2 at Xidaquan on 2015-08-31
1 at Xidaquan on 2015-09-02
1 at Xidaquan on 2015-09-06

White Wagtail
白鹡鸰 (bái jílíng)
Motacilla alba

9 between Wuerqihan & Genhe on 2015-07-12
4 at Hanma on 2015-07-13
12 between Mangui & Labudalin on 2015-07-19
10 around Manzhouli & Hulun Lake on 2015-07-21
3 around Hulun Lake & New Barag Right Banner on 2015-07-22
2 at Wulannuo’er on 2015-07-23
2 around Hulin on 2015-07-27
1 at Naoli River on 2015-07-29
2 at Naoli River on 2015-07-30
1 at San Jiang on 2015-07-31
2 around Qindeli Farms on 2015-08-03
1 around Qindeli Farms on 2015-08-04
2 around Qindeli Farms on 2015-08-05
10 at Tongjiang on 2015-08-06
15 at Qixing River on 2015-08-06
3 at Dawucun on 2015-08-11
1 at Xidaquan on 2015-08-17
1 at Xidaquan on 2015-08-24
1 at Xidaquan on 2015-08-29
6 at Xidaquan on 2015-08-31
7 at Xidaquan on 2015-09-01
1 at Xidaquan on 2015-09-02
8 at Xidaquan on 2015-09-06
7 at Xidaquan on 2015-09-08

Richard’s Pipit
田鹨 (tián liù)
Anthus richardi

4 between Hailar & Wuerqihan on 2015-07-11
3 between Wuerqihan & Genhe on 2015-07-12
10 between Labudalin & Manzhouli on 2015-07-20
4 around Manzhouli & Hulun Lake on 2015-07-21
2 around Hulun Lake & New Barag Right Banner on 2015-07-22
8 at Wulannuo’er on 2015-07-23
20 near New Barag Left Banner on 2015-07-24
1 at Naoli River on 2015-07-29

Blyth’s Pipit
布莱氏鹨 (bùláishì liù)
Anthus godlewskii

14 between Labudalin & Manzhouli on 2015-07-20
4 around Hulun Lake & New Barag Right Banner on 2015-07-22
1 at Wulannuo’er on 2015-07-23
2 near New Barag Left Banner on 2015-07-24

Richard’s Pipit or Blyth’s Pipit

2 around Hulun Lake & New Barag Right Banner on 2015-07-22

Olive-backed Pipit
树鹨 (shù liù)
Anthus hodgsoni

4 between Hailar & Wuerqihan on 2015-07-11
4 between Wuerqihan & Genhe on 2015-07-12
2 at Hanma on 2015-07-14
2 at Yikesama on 2015-07-15
6 at Yikesama on 2015-07-16
6 at Yikesama on 2015-07-17
5 at Yikesama on 2015-07-18
1 around Qindeli Farms on 2015-08-03
2 at Xidaquan on 2015-08-24
1 at Xidaquan on 2015-08-29
1 at Xidaquan on 2015-08-31
2 at Xidaquan on 2015-09-01

Red-throated Pipit
红喉鹨 (hónghóu liù)
Anthus cervinus

2 between Labudalin & Manzhouli on 2015-07-20

Passeriformes: Fringillidae

Brambling
燕雀 (yànquè)
Fringilla montifringilla

2 at Hohhot on 2015-01-12
10 at Hohhot on 2015-04-02
17 at Hanma on 2015-07-14
4 at Yikesama on 2015-07-17
1 at Yikesama on 2015-07-18
1 between Hutou & Raohe on 2015-07-28

Hawfinch
锡嘴雀 (xīzuǐ què)
Coccothraustes coccothraustes

9 at Hohhot on 2015-01-12
31 at Hohhot on 2015-04-02

Eurasian Bullfinch
红腹灰雀 (hóngfù huīquè)
Pyrrhula pyrrhula

46 around Wuerqihan on 2015-01-14
37 around Wuerqihan on 2015-01-15
52 around Wuerqihan on 2015-01-16
44 between Wuerqihan & Kuduo’er on 2015-01-17
5 at Dawucun on 2015-01-23

Common Rosefinch
普通朱雀 (pǔtōng zhūquè)
Carpodacus erythrinus

2 at Hohhot on 2015-04-02
8 between Wuerqihan & Genhe on 2015-07-12
1 at Hanma on 2015-07-13
1 at Yikesama on 2015-07-15
1 between Mangui & Labudalin on 2015-07-19
6 around Qindeli Farms on 2015-08-04
2 around Qindeli Farms on 2015-08-05
1 at Xidaquan on 2015-08-19

Long-tailed Rosefinch
长尾朱雀 (chángwěi zhūquè)
Carpodacus sibiricus

9 around Wuerqihan on 2015-01-14
9 around Wuerqihan on 2015-01-15
18 around Wuerqihan on 2015-01-16
2 between Wuerqihan & Kuduo’er on 2015-01-17
9 at Dawucun on 2015-01-19
4 at Dawucun on 2015-01-20
12 at Dawucun on 2015-01-22
5 at Dawucun on 2015-01-23
4 near Raohe on 2015-07-29
1 around Qindeli Farms on 2015-08-04
3 at Xidaquan on 2015-08-21
4 at Xidaquan on 2015-09-01
3 at Xidaquan on 2015-09-06
2 at Xidaquan on 2015-09-08

Pallas’s Rosefinch
北朱雀 (běi zhūquè)
Carpodacus roseus

2 at Hohhot on 2015-01-12
1 around Wuerqihan on 2015-01-14
9 around Wuerqihan on 2015-01-15
9 around Wuerqihan on 2015-01-16
3 between Wuerqihan & Kuduo’er on 2015-01-17
8 at Dawucun on 2015-01-19
8 at Dawucun on 2015-01-20
10 at Dawucun on 2015-01-22
7 at Dawucun on 2015-01-23

Grey-capped Greenfinch
金翅雀 (jīnchìquè)
Chloris sinica

15 at Hohhot on 2015-01-11
5 at Hohhot on 2015-01-12
6 at Hohhot on 2015-04-02
4 between Hailar & Wuerqihan on 2015-07-11
2 between Mangui & Labudalin on 2015-07-19
8 around Qindeli Farms on 2015-08-04
2 at Dawucun on 2015-08-11
1 at Dawucun on 2015-08-12
9 at Dawucun on 2015-08-13
6 at Dawucun on 2015-08-14
2 at Dawucun on 2015-08-16
1 at Dawucun on 2015-08-17
9 at Dawucun on 2015-08-18
3 at Dawucun on 2015-08-19
2 at Dawucun on 2015-08-25
22 at Dawucun on 2015-08-29
2 at Dawucun on 2015-08-30
1 at Dawucun on 2015-09-03
3 at Dawucun on 2015-09-07

Common Redpoll
白腰朱顶雀 (báiyāo zhūdǐngquè)
Acanthis flammea

32 around Wuerqihan on 2015-01-14
8 around Wuerqihan on 2015-01-15
38 around Wuerqihan on 2015-01-16
165 between Wuerqihan & Kuduo’er on 2015-01-17
75 at Dawucun on 2015-01-19
83 at Dawucun on 2015-01-22
69 at Dawucun on 2015-01-23
2 at Hohhot on 2015-04-02

Arctic Redpoll
极北朱顶雀 (jíběi zhūdǐngquè)
Acanthis hornemanni

4 around Wuerqihan on 2015-01-14
1 around Wuerqihan on 2015-01-16
1 between Wuerqihan & Kuduo’er on 2015-01-17

Eurasian Siskin
黄雀 (huángquè)
Spinus spinus

5 at Hanma on 2015-07-13
11 at Hanma on 2015-07-14
4 at Yikesama on 2015-07-15
20 at Yikesama on 2015-07-16
30 at Yikesama on 2015-07-17
30 at Yikesama on 2015-07-18
5 at Xidaquan on 2015-09-06

Passeriformes: Emberizidae

Pine Bunting
白头鹀 (báitóu wū)
Emberiza leucocephalos

1 between Hailar & Wuerqihan on 2015-07-11

Meadow Bunting
三道眉草鹀 (sāndàoméi cǎowū)
Emberiza cioides

27 at Dawucun on 2015-01-19
31 at Dawucun on 2015-01-20
3 at Dawucun on 2015-01-22
31 at Dawucun on 2015-01-23
3 at Dawucun on 2015-08-12

Tristram’s Bunting
白眉鹀 (báiméi wū)
Emberiza tristrami

5 at Yikesama on 2015-07-16
4 at Yikesama on 2015-07-17
2 at Yikesama on 2015-07-18
1 at Xidaquan on 2015-08-17
5 at Xidaquan on 2015-08-19
1 at Xidaquan on 2015-08-21
1 at Xidaquan on 2015-08-24
2 at Xidaquan on 2015-08-25
6 at Xidaquan on 2015-09-01

Chestnut-eared Bunting
栗耳鹀 (lì’ěr wū)
Emberiza fucata

1 between Wuerqihan & Genhe on 2015-07-12
3 between Mangui & Labudalin on 2015-07-19
12 between Hutou & Raohe on 2015-07-28
5 at Naoli River on 2015-07-29
8 at Naoli River on 2015-07-30
5 at Honghe on 2015-07-30
15 at San Jiang on 2015-07-31
2 at Tongjiang on 2015-08-05

Yellow-throated Bunting
黄喉鹀 (huánghóu wū)
Emberiza elegans

1 at Fuyuan on 2015-08-01
4 around Qindeli Farms on 2015-08-04
2 around Qindeli Farms on 2015-08-05
6 at Dawucun on 2015-08-14
4 at Dawucun on 2015-08-15
2 at Dawucun on 2015-08-16
4 at Xidaquan on 2015-08-17
9 at Dawucun on 2015-08-18
9 at Xidaquan on 2015-08-19
4 at Xidaquan on 2015-08-21
4 at Xidaquan on 2015-08-24
1 at Xidaquan on 2015-08-29
1 at Xidaquan on 2015-08-31
2 at Xidaquan on 2015-09-01
16 at Xidaquan on 2015-09-02
7 at Dawucun on 2015-09-03
4 at Xidaquan on 2015-09-06
3 at Dawucun on 2015-09-07
12 at Xidaquan on 2015-09-08

Black-faced Bunting
灰头鹀 (huītóu wū)
Emberiza spodocephala

16 between Wuerqihan & Genhe on 2015-07-12
8 at Hanma on 2015-07-13
18 at Hanma on 2015-07-14
25 at Yikesama on 2015-07-15
15 at Yikesama on 2015-07-16
1 at Yikesama on 2015-07-18
3 at Mudanfeng on 2015-07-26
10 at Naoli River on 2015-07-30
1 at Honghe on 2015-07-30
4 at San Jiang on 2015-07-31
3 around Qindeli Farms on 2015-08-04
5 around Qindeli Farms on 2015-08-05
2 at Tongjiang on 2015-08-06
2 at Dawucun on 2015-08-11
2 at Dawucun on 2015-08-12
4 at Xidaquan on 2015-08-19
1 at Xidaquan on 2015-08-24
1 at Xidaquan on 2015-08-25
2 at Dawucun on 2015-08-29
4 at Xidaquan on 2015-08-31
30 at Xidaquan on 2015-09-01
2 at Xidaquan on 2015-09-02
1 at Dawucun on 2015-09-03
19 at Xidaquan on 2015-09-06
8 at Xidaquan on 2015-09-08

Pallas’s Reed Bunting
苇鹀 (wěi wū)
Emberiza pallasi

3 at New Barag Right Banner on 2015-07-22
8 at Wulannuo’er on 2015-07-23
4 near New Barag Left Banner on 2015-07-24

Common Reed Bunting
声鹀 (shēng wū)
Emberiza schoeniclus

8 at Wulannuo’er on 2015-07-23
1 near New Barag Left Banner on 2015-07-24

Systematic List of Mammals Noted in Inner Mongolia & Heilongjiang, 2015

Siberian Roe
西伯利亚狍 (xībólìyǎ páo)
Capreolus pygargus

4 around Wuerqihan on 2015-01-15
3 at Hanma on 2015-07-13

Siberian Chipmunk
花鼠 (huāshǔ)
Eutamias sibiricus

5 at Hanma on 2015-07-14
3 at Yikesama on 2015-07-15
4 at Yikesama on 2015-07-17
8 at Yikesama on 2015-07-18
1 at Honghe on 2015-07-30
1 at Fuyuan on 2015-08-01
15 at Xidaquan on 2015-08-17
4 at Xidaquan on 2015-08-20
3 at Xidaquan on 2015-08-22
3 at Xidaquan on 2015-08-24
9 at Xidaquan on 2015-08-25
7 at Xidaquan on 2015-08-29
10 at Xidaquan on 2015-08-31
12 at Xidaquan on 2015-09-01
8 at Xidaquan on 2015-09-02
2 near Dawucun on 2015-09-03
1 near Dawucun on 2015-09-04
2 at Xidaquan on 2015-09-05
2 at Xidaquan on 2015-09-06
4 near Dawucun on 2015-09-07
7 at Xiaquan on 2015-09-08

Eurasian Red Squirrel
松鼠 (sōngshǔ)
Sciurus vulgaris

1 near Dawucun on 2015-08-15
2 near Dawucun on 2015-08-16
1 at Xidaquan on 2015-08-17
2 at Xidaquan on 2015-08-25
1 at Xidaquan on 2015-08-29
3 at Xidaquan on 2015-08-31
2 at Xidaquan on 2015-09-01
2 at Xidaquan on 2015-09-02
1 near Dawucun on 2015-09-03
1 at Xidaquan on 2015-09-05
1 at Xidaquan on 2015-09-06
1 near Dawucun on 2015-09-07
2 at Xiaquan on 2015-09-08

Pallid Ground Squirrel
内蒙黄鼠 (nèiméng huángshǔ)
Spermophilus pallidicauda

10 between Labudalin & Manzhouli on 2015-07-20

Mongolian Gerbil
长爪沙鼠 (chángzhuǎ shāshǔ)
Meriones unguiculatus

1 at Modamuji on 2015-07-24

Przewalski’s Steppe Vole
普氏兔尾鼠 (pǔshì tùwěishǔ)
Eolagurus przewalskii

8 at Modamuji on 2015-07-24

Grey Red-backed Vole
棕背䶄 (zōngbèi píng)
Myodes rufocanus

2 at Yikesama on 2015-07-17
2 at Xidaquan on 2015-08-17

Northern Pika
东北鼠兔 (dōngběi shǔtù)
Ochotona hyperborea

3 at Hanma on 2015-07-14
4 at Yikesama on 2015-07-15
6 at Yikesama on 2015-07-17

Raccoon Dog
貉 (hé)
Nyctereutes procyonoides

1 dead pup between Wuerqihan & Kuduo’er on 2015-01-17

Red Fox
赤狐 (chì hú)
Vulpes vulpes

1 at Wuerqihan on 2015-07-11
1 at Honghe on 2015-07-30

Sable
紫貂 (zǐdiāo)
Martes zibellina

1 at Yikesama on 2015-07-17
1 at Yikesama on 2015-07-18

Siberian Weasel
黄鼬/黄鼠狼 (huángyòu/huángshǔláng)
Mustela sibirica

1 at San Jiang on 2015-07-31
1 at Qindeli Farms on 2015-08-05
1 at Xidaquan on 2015-08-25
1 at Xidaquan on 2015-08-29

Asian Badger
狗獾 (gǒu huān)
Meles leucurus

1 at Xidaquan on 2015-08-22

Eurasian Wild Pig
野猪 (yě zhū)
Sus scrofa

1 between Wuerqihan & Kuduo’er on 2015-01-17

Striped Field Mouse
黑线姬鼠 (hēixiàn jīshǔ)
Apodemus agrarius

1 near Dawucun on 2015-09-07

Korean Field Mouse
大林姬鼠 (dàlín jīshǔ)
Apodemus peninsulae

1 in Dawucun on 2015-09-08

Mountain Hare
雪兔 (xuě tù)
Lepus timidus

1 at Qindeli Farms on 2015-08-05

List of Place Names

Ailin (Àilín [爱林]): village near Kuduo’er, Hulunbeier, Inner Mongolia. 49.989486, 121.537696.

Alongshan (Ālóngshān [阿龙山]): village S of Mangui, Hulunbeier, Inner Mongolia. 51.697892, 121.877951.

Amur River (Hēilóng Jiāng [黑龙江]): third-longest waterway in China & 10th-longest in world. Runs 2824 km from confluence of Ergun & Shilka rivers to Tatar Strait. Forms much of border of Heilongjiang & Russia.

Boli (Bólì Xiàn [勃利县]): county in Qitaihe City, SE Heilongjiang.

Changbai Mountains (Chángbái Shān [长白山]): range running from SE Heilongjiang S to North Korea. Songhua River rises in Changbai Mountains. Laoye Mountains near Boli are part of Changbai Mountains.

Cow’s Ear River (Niú’ěr Hé [牛耳河]): village on X324 bewtween Genhe & Mangui, Hulunbeier, Inner Mongolia. Also river flowing W from main ridge of Greater Khingan Range. Village at 51.55224, 121.73808.

Crescent Moon Bend (Yuèyá Wān [月牙湾]): scenic overlook in Yikesama National Forest near Mangui, Hulunbeier, Inner Mongolia.

Da Hinggan Range: see Greater Khingan Range.

Dà Xīng’ānlǐng: see Greater Khingan Range.

Dawucun (Dàwǔcūn [大五村]), village in Boli County, Qitaihe City, Heilongjiang. Birthplace of Elaine Du. 45.732679, 130.589612.

Ergun or Erguna (É’ěrgǔnà Shì [额尔古纳市]): county-level city NW Hulunbeier, Inner Mongolia. Administrative center: Labudalin. Area: 28,400 sq. km. Area (comparative): slightly smaller than Belgium; slightly larger than Massachusetts. Pop.: 85,000.

Erguna: see Ergun.

Fuyuan (Fǔyuǎn Xiàn [抚远县]): county E Heilongjiang in Jiamusi. Main urban area at Fuyuan Town: 48.371181, 134.285637.

Galaya (Gālayá [嘎拉牙]): village on X324 between Wuerqihan & Genhe. 51.469960, 121.623128.

Genhe (Gēnhé Shì [根河市]): county-level city N Hulunbeier, Inner Mongolia. Area: 19,659 sq. km. Area (comparative): slightly smaller than New Jersey. Pop.: 110,000. Main urban area at 50.780668, 121.520414. Elev. at main urban area: 715 m.

Greater Hinggan Range: see Greater Khingan Range.

Greater Khingan Range (Dà Xīng’ānlǐng [大兴安岭]): mountains NE China (Inner Mongolia) dividing Greater Manchurian Plain & Mongolian Plateau. Range runs ca. 1200 km S from Amur River, is broad in N & narrow in S, & is heavily forested throughout. Highest peak: 2035 m.

Haila’er: see Hailar.

Hailar (Hǎilā’ěr Qū [海拉尔区]): district in & administrative center of Hulunbeier in NE Inner Mongolia. Area: 1,440 sq. km. Pop.: 256,000. Main urban area at 49.212970, 119.754820.

Hanma Nature Reserve (Dà Xīng’ānlíng Hànmǎ Guójiājí Zìrán Bǎohùqū [大兴安岭汗马国家级自然保护区]): protected area in Hulunbeier, Inner Mongolia. 51.32475, 122.37784.

Harbin (Hā’ěrbīn [哈尔滨]): capital & largest city of Heilongjiang, in SC part. Pop.: 10.6 million. Main urban area at 45.804159, 126.535292.

Hēilóng Jiāng (river): see Amur River.

Heilongjiang (Hēilóngjiāng [黑龙江]): province NE China. Area: 454,800 sq. km. Area (comparative): slightly larger than Sweden & California. Pop.: 38.3 million.

Hengmei Gardens (Héngméi Huāyuán [恒煤花园]): city park in Boli, Heilongjiang. 45.722073, 130.553654.

Hohhot (Hūhéhàotè [呼和浩特]) : capital of Inner Mongolia, in SC part.

Honghe Nature Reserve

Hulunbeier (Hūlúnbèi’ěr Shì [呼伦贝尔市]): prefecture-level city NE Inner Mongolia. Administrative center: Hailar. Area: 263,953 sq. km. Area (comparative): larger than United Kingdom; slightly smaller than Colorado. Pop.: 2.6 million.

Hulunbuir: see Hulunbeier

Inner Mongolia (Nèi Měnggǔ Zìzhìqū [内蒙古自治区]): autonomous region N China. Area: 1.18 million sq. km. Area (comparative): twice the size of Texas. Pop.: 24.7 million.

Jiamusi (Jiāmùsī Shì [佳木斯市]): prefecture-level city E Heilongjiang. Area: 31,528 sq. km. Pop.: 2.6 million.

Jinhe Zhen (Jīnhé Zhèn [金河镇]): town on X324 between Genhe & Mangui, Hulunbeier, Inner Mongolia. 51.337413, 121.499961.

Jiulong Shuiku (Jiǔlóng Shuǐkù [九龙水库]): dam & reservoir, Boli, Heilongjiang. 45.706874, 130.517068.

Kuduo’er (Kùduōěr Zhèn [库多尔镇]): village NE Inner Mongolia in Yakeshi, Hulunbeier. 50.027537, 121.628306.

Labudalin (Lābùdàlín 拉布大林): subdistrict in & administrative center of Ergun, Hulunbeier, Inner Mongolia. 50.242389, 120.178944.

Labudalin Liu Dui (Lābùdàlín Liù Duì [拉布大林六队]): village 30 km W of Labudalin on S301. Also known as Mulintun (Mùlíntún [睦邻屯]). 50.180300, 119.830561.

Laoye Mountains (Lǎoye Lǐng [老爷岭]): offshoot of Changbai Mountains. Xidaquan National Forest near Boli lies in the Laoye Mountains.

Mangui (Mǎnguī [满归]): town N Hulunbeier, Inner Mongolia. Elev. 630 m. 52.045004, 122.070788.

Manzhouli (Mǎnzhōulǐ [满洲里]): sub-prefecture-level city W Hulunbuir, Inner Mongolia. Borders Zabaykalsky Krai, Russia. Busiest land port of entry in China. 49.598184, 117.382268.

Mulintun: see Labudalin Liu Dui.

Modamuji (Mòdámùjí [莫达木吉]): town Hulunbeier, Inner Mongolia. 48.725159, 118.792822.

Nei Mongol: see Inner Mongolia.

New Barag Left Banner (Xīn Bā’ěrhú Zuǒqí [新巴尔湖左旗]): county-level administrative division, Hulunbeier, Inner Mongolia. Eponymous administrative center at 48.218225, 118.269536.

New Barag Right Banner (Xīn Bā’ěrhú Yòuqí [新巴尔湖右旗]): county-level administrative division, Hulunbeier, Inner Mongolia. Eponymous administrative center at 48.672041, 116.823973.

Niú’ěr Hé: see Cow’s Ear River.

Pine Ridge (Yǎnsōnglǐng [偃松岭]): area in Greater Khingan Range in Yikesama National Forest, Hulunbeier, Inner Mongolia. A microwave station is atop Pine Ridge Peak (elev. 1409 m), the highest point. 52.1508333, 121.46563888888889 (Pine Ridge Peak).

Qitaihe (Qītáihé Shì [七台河市]): prefecture-level city E Heilongjiang. Area: 6,221 sq. km. Pop.: 920,000.

Qixing River National Nature Reserve (Qīxīng Hé Guójiājí Zìrán Bǎohùqū [七星河国家级自然保护区])

Songhua River (Sōnghuā Jiāng [松花江]): largest tributary of Amur River, flowing ca. 1430 km from Changbai Mountains in Jilin to confluence with Amur at Tongjiang.

Tongjiang (Tóngjiāng Shì [同江市]): county-level city, Jiamusi, Heilongjiang. Administrative center at 47.65, 132.5.

Ussuri River (乌苏里江 [Wūsūlǐ Jiāng]): tributary of Amur River forming much of E border of Heilongjiang & Russia. Rises at Lake Khanka & flows N ca. 900 km.

Wuerqihan (Wūěrqíhàn [乌尔旗汗]): town NE Inner Mongolia in Yakeshi, Hulunbeier. 49.565388, 121.383259.

Wūsūlǐ Jiāng: see Ussuri River

Xidaquan National Forest (Xīdàquān Guójiā Sēnlín Gōngyuán [西大圈国家森林公园]): reserve, Boli, Heilongjiang. 45.727751, 130.317316.

Yakeshi (Yákèshí [牙克石]): county-level city, Hulunbeier, Inner Mongolia. Area: 27,590 sq. km. Area (comparative): slightly smaller than Belgium; slightly larger than Massachusetts. Pop.: 392,000.

Yikesama National Forest (Nèiménggǔ Yīkèsàmǎ Guójiā Sēnlín Gōngyuán [内蒙古伊克萨玛国家森林公园]): reserve N Hulunbeier, Inner Mongolia, near Mangui.

Yituli He (Yītúlǐ Hé [伊图里河]): village near Genhe, Hulunbeier, Inner Mongolia. 50.648665, 121.586272.

Yuèyá Wān: see Crescent Moon Bend.

Selected Bibliography

Alström, Per, Krister Mild, & Bill Zetterström. Pipits and Wagtails. Princeton University Press.

BirdLife International (2009). Directory of Important Bird Areas in China (Mainland): Key Sites for Conservation. Cambridge, UK: BirdLife International (English language edition). Inner Mongolia report here. Heilongjiang report here.

Brazil, Mark. Birds of East Asia. Princeton University Press. Along with the Collins Bird Guide, our co-first reference in the region.

del Hoyo, Josep, et al., eds. The Handbook of the Birds of the World. Lynx Edicions.

Kennerley, Peter & David Pearson. Reed and Bush Warblers. Christopher Helm.

Lynx Edicions. The Internet Bird Collection. ibc.lynxeds.com

MacKinnon, John & Karen Phillipps. A Field Guide to the Birds of China. Oxford University Press. Our second reference in northeast China; much consulted.

Message, Stephen & Don Taylor. Waders of Europe, Asia, and North America. Christopher Helm.

Mullarney, Killian, Lars Svensson, Dan Zetterstrom, Peter Grant, Peter. Collins Bird Guide: The Most Complete Guide to the Birds of Britain and Europe. HarperCollins. Along with Mark Brazil’s Birds of East Asia, our co-first reference in the region.

Olsen, Klaus Malling & Hans Larsson. Gulls of Europe, Asia and North America. Christopher Helm.

Oriental Bird Club. Oriental Bird Images. orientalbirdimages.org.

Smith, Andrew T. & Yan Xie, eds. Mammals of China. Princeton University Press.

Xeno-Canto Foundation. Xeno-Canto: Bird Sounds from Around the World. xeno-canto.org. Craig has downloaded hundreds of calls from this Web site.

Featured image: Eurasian Eagle-Owl is the biggest owl in the world. A pair lives in a quarry near Elaine Du’s home village of Dawucun, Boli, Heilongjiang. 13 Aug. 2015, Nikon D3S, 600 mm, F/5, 1/250, ISO 2000.

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