Slender-billed Scimitar Babbler, Baihualing, Yunnan, 12 Feb. 2014.

Western Yunnan, January-March 2014: Part 2

“Western Yunnan, January-March 2014” is in two parts. This is Part 2, which contains an illustrated checklist, list of place names, and bibliography. Part 1 contains a day-by-day account of the 47-day expedition and is available here.

SYSTEMATIC LIST OF SPECIES OF BIRD NOTED IN WESTERN YUNNAN, CHINA, JANUARY-MARCH 2014

Anseriformes: Anatidae

Ruddy Shelduck
赤麻鸭 (chì máyā)
Tadorna ferruginea

2 each day in Mengnai River Valley, Nabang (220 m) on 2014-01-23 & 2014-01-29

Indian Spot-billed Duck
印缅斑嘴鸭 (yìnmiǎn bānzuǐyā)
Anas poecilorhyncha

2 in Mengnai River Valley, Nabang (200 m) on 2014-01-21

Galliformes: Phasianidae

Hill Partridge
环颈山鹧鸪 (huánjǐng shānzhègū)
Arborophila torqueola

1-3 each day at Dà Fēng Bāo, Baihualing (2400 m) on 2014-02-24, 2014-02-25, & 2014-03-01

Rufous-throated Partridge
红喉山鹧鸪 (hónghóu shānzhègū)
Arborophila rufogularis

2 at Blind 12, Baihualing (1840 m) on 2014-02-11
9 (2 coveys) between Dà Fēng Bāo & Huáng Zhú Hé, Baihualing (2420 m) on 2014-02-21

Mountain Bamboo Partridge
棕胸竹鸡 (zōngxiōng zhújī)
Bambusicola fytchii

2 near clearing at Jīnchǎng Hé, Baihualing (2300 m) on 2014-02-05

Temminck’s Tragopan
红腹角雉 (hóngfù jiǎozhì)
Tragopan temminckii

1 female on Tengchong side of Chá-Mǎ Gǔdào, Baihualing (2940 m) on 2014-02-28

Red Junglefowl
红原鸡 (hóng yuánjī)
Gallus gallus

1 in Mengnai River Valley, Nabang (220 m) on 2014-01-23 & 2014-01-28

Pelecaniformes: Ardeidae

Striated Heron
绿鹭 (lǜ lù)
Butorides striata

1 in Mengnai River Valley, Nabang (220 m) on 2014-01-29

Chinese Pond Heron
池鹭 (chílù)
Ardeola bacchus

1-2 each day in Mengnai River Valley, Nabang (220 m) on 2014-01-23, 2014-01-27, & 2014-01-28

Eastern Cattle Egret
牛背鹭 (niúbèi lù)
Bulbulcus coromandus

3 each day in Mengnai River Valley, Nabang (220 m) on 2014-01-22, 2014-01-23, 2014-01-28, & 2014-01-29

Intermediate Egret
中白鹭 (zhōng báilù)
Egretta intermedia

3 in Mengnai River Valley, Nabang (220 m) on 2014-01-28

Little Egret
白鹭 (báilù)
Egretta garzetta

2-3 each day in Mengnai River Valley, Nabang (220 m) on 2014-01-23 & 2014-01-28

Suliformes: Phalacrocoracidae

Great Cormorant
普通鸬鹚 (pǔtōng lúcí)
Phalacrocorax carbo

6 at Yingjiang (820 m) on 2014-01-31

Accipitriformes: Accipitridae

Black-winged Kite
黑翅鸢 (hēichì yuān)
Elanus caeruleus

1 at Yingjiang (820 m) on 2014-01-31

Crested Serpent Eagle
蛇鵰 (shédiāo)
Spilornis cheela

1 at Rongshu Wang, Nabang (930 m) on 2014-01-24 & 2014-01-26

Black Eagle
林鵰 (líndiāo)
Ictinaetus malayensis

1 at Er Taipo, Baihualing (2230 m) on 2014-02-19
1 at Huáng Zhú Hé, Baihualing (2400 m) on 2014-02-21
1 near Dà Fēng Bāo, Baihualing (2350 m) on 2014-02-23

Eurasian Sparrowhawk
雀鹰 (quèyīng)
Accipiter nisus

1 in Mengnai River Valley, Nabang (220 m) on 2014-01-22

Himalayan Buzzard
喜山鵟 (xǐshān kuáng)
Buteo burmanicus

1 in Mengnai River Valley, Nabang (220 m) on 2014-01-22 & 2014-01-28

Gruiformes: Rallidae

White-breasted Waterhen
白胸苦恶鸟 (báixiōng kǔ’ě’niǎo)
Amaurornis phoenicurus

1 in Nabang (220 m) on 2014-01-22
1-4 each day in Mengnai River Valley, Nabang (220 m) on 2014-01-22, 2014-01-23, 2014-01-28, & 2014-01-29

Common Moorhen
黑水鸡 (hēi shuǐjī)
Gallinula chloropus

1-2 each day in Mengnai River Valley, Nabang (220 m) on 2014-01-23, 2014-01-27, & 2014-01-28

Gruiformes: Gruidae

Common Crane
灰鹤 (huī hè)
Grus grus

3 flying over the pass at Nanzhai Gongfang, Baihualing (3180 m) on 2014-02-27

Charadriiformes: Ibidorhynchidae

Ibisbill
鹮嘴鹬 (huánzuǐ yù)
Ibidorhyncha struthersii

2 in Mengnai River Valley, Nabang (200 m) on 2014-01-21

Charadriiformes: Charadriidae

River Lapwing
距翅麦鸡 (jùchì màijī)
Vanellus duvaucelii

3 in Mengnai River Valley, Nabang (200 m) on 2014-01-21

Red-wattled Lapwing
肉垂麦鸡 (ròuchuí màijī)
Vanellus indicus

1 in Mengnai River Valley, Nabang (220 m) on 2014-01-22 & 2014-01-23 (same individual, identifiable by withered tarsus)

Little Ringed Plover
金眶鸻 (jīnkuàng héng)
Charadrius dubius

1 in Mengnai River Valley, Nabang (200 m) on 2014-01-21

Charadriiformes: Scolopacidae

Gallinago sp.

2 in Nabang (220 m) on 2014-01-21; most likely pin-tailed/Swinhoe’s (supercilium broader than eye-stripe at bill base)
6 in Mengnai River Valley, Nabang (220 m) on 2014-01-28

Common Sandpiper
矶鹬 (jī yù)
Actitis hypoleucos

2 in Mengnai River Valley, Nabang (200 m) on 2014-01-21

Columbiformes: Columbidae

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

4 at Laifengshan, Tengchong (1660 m) on 2014-02-03

Speckled Wood Pigeon
点斑林鸽 (diǎnbān língē)
Columba hodgsonii

1 near Da Lu Chang, Baihualing (2150 m) on 2014-02-05

Oriental Turtle Dove
山斑鸠 (shān bānjiū)
Streptopelia orientalis

1 at Laifengshan, Tengchong (1660 m) on 2014-01-16 & 2014-02-03
1 in Mengnai River Valley, Nabang (220 m) on 2014-01-22

Spotted Dove
珠颈斑鸠 (zhūjǐng bānjiū)
Spilopelia chinensis

1-2 each day in Mengnai River Valley, Nabang (220 m) on 2014-01-22 & 2014-01-28
1 at Laifengshan, Tengchong (1660 m) on 2014-02-03

Common Emerald Dove
绿翅金鸠 (lǜchì jīnjiū)
Chalcophaps indica

1 along road at Rongshu Wang, Nabang (770 m) on 2014-01-24
1 along road at Rongshu Wang, Nabang (740 m) on 2014-01-26
1 along road below Da Lu Chang, Baihualing (1800 m) on 2014-02-18 & 2014-02-21

Mountain Imperial Pigeon
山皇鸠 (shān huángjiū)
Ducula badia

1 heard at Rongshu Wang, Nabang (940 m) on 2014-01-24 & 2014-01-26
5 at Rongshu Wang, Nabang (720 m) on 2014-01-25

Cuculiformes: Cuculidae

Greater Coucal
褐翅鸦鹃 (hèchì yājuān)
Centropus sinensis

1 in Mengnai River Valley, Nabang (220 m) on 2014-01-23, 2014-01-28, & 2014-01-29

Large Hawk-Cuckoo
鹰鹃 (yīngjuān)
Hierococcyx sparverioides

1 at Laifengshan, Tengchong (1790 m) on 2014-01-16
1 heard at Laifengshan, Tengchong (1750 m) on 2014-02-01

Strigiformes: Strigidae

Collared Owlet
领鸺鹠 (lǐng xiūliú)
Glaucidium brodiei

1 heard at Zhànkēng, Baihualing (2430 m) on 2014-02-19
1 heard at Er Taipo, Baihualing (2230 m) on 2014-02-21

owl sp.

1 briefly seen at twilight on utility wire in Nabang (230 m) on 2014-01-21

Trogoniformes: Trogonidae

Red-headed Trogon
红头咬鹃 (hóngtóu yǎojuān)
Harpactes erythrocephalus

1 on Nabang Creek, Nabang (400 m) on 2014-01-18

Coraciiformes: Alcedinidae

White-throated Kingfisher
白胸翡翠 (báixiōng fěicuì)
Halcyon smyrnensis

1 in Mengnai River Valley, Nabang (220 m) on 2014-01-22 & 2014-01-23

Common Kingfisher
普通翠鸟 (pǔtōng cuìniǎo)
Alcedo atthis

1 in Mengnai River Valley, Nabang (220 m) on 2014-01-23

Crested Kingfisher
冠鱼狗 (guān yúgǒu)
Megaceryle lugubris

1 in Mengnai River Valley, Nabang (220 m) on 2014-01-28

Pied Kingfisher
斑鱼狗 (bān yúgǒu)
Ceryle rudis

1 in Mengnai River Valley, Nabang (220 m) on 2014-01-21 & 2014-01-22

Coraciiformes: Meropidae

Blue-bearded Bee-eater
蓝须夜蜂虎 (lánxū yè fēnghǔ)
Nyctyornis athertoni

Blue-bearded Bee-eater, 3 on Nabang-Xima Trail, Nabang (670 m) on 2014-01-20. (Craig Brelsford)
Blue-bearded Bee-eater, Nabang-Xima Trail. (Craig Brelsford)

1 on Nabang-Xima Trail, Nabang (570 m) on 2014-01-19
3 on Nabang-Xima Trail, Nabang (670 m) on 2014-01-20
2 on S318 between Nabang and Yingjiang (540 m) on 2014-01-31

Green Bee-eater
绿喉蜂虎 (lǜhóu fēnghǔ)
Merops orientalis

2-6 each day in Mengnai River Valley, Nabang (220 m) on 2014-01-22, 2014-01-23, 2014-01-27, 2014-01-28, & 2014-01-29

Bucerotiformes: Upupidae

Eurasian Hoopoe
戴胜 (dàishèng)
Upupa epops

1 in Mengnai River Valley, Nabang (220 m) on 2014-01-23, 2014-01-28, & 2014-01-29
1 along road below Baihualing (1430 m) on 2014-02-21

Bucerotiformes: Bucerotidae

Wreathed Hornbill
花冠皱盔犀鸟 (huāguān zhòukuī xīniǎo)
Rhyticeros undulatus

2 on Nabang-Xima Trail, Nabang (570 m) on 2014-01-19

Piciformes: Megalaimidae

Great Barbet
大拟啄木鸟 (dà nǐzhuómùniǎo)
Megalaima virens

1 at Laifengshan, Tengchong (1750 m) on 2014-01-16
1 heard on Nabang-Xima Trail, Nabang (570 m) on 2014-01-19
1 heard at Rongshu Wang, Nabang (940 m) on 2014-01-25
1 heard at Laifengshan, Tengchong (1750 m) on 2014-02-01
1 heard above Er Taipo, Baihualing (2300 m) on 2014-02-24

Golden-throated Barbet
金喉拟啄木鸟 (jīnhóu nǐzhuómùniǎo)
Megalaima franklinii

1 at Jiujiezi, Baihualing (1990 m) on 2014-02-07
1 heard at Jiujiezi, Baihualing (1990 m) on 2014-03-01

Blue-throated Barbet
蓝喉拟啄木鸟 (lánhóu nǐzhuómùniǎo)
Megalaima asiatica

2 at Rongshu Wang, Nabang (800 m) on 2014-01-17
2 on Nabang-Xima Trail, Nabang (570 m) on 2014-01-20
1-2 each day at Rongshu Wang, Nabang (940 m) on 2014-01-24 & 2014-01-25
1 at Rongshu Wang, Nabang (740 m) on 2014-01-26
1 near Blind 4, Baihualing (1590 m) on 2014-02-14

Piciformes: Picidae

Eurasian Wryneck
蚁䴕 (yǐ liè)
Jynx torquilla

1 in Mengnai River Valley, Nabang (240 m) on 2014-01-29

Speckled Piculet
斑姬啄木鸟 (bānjī zhuómùniǎo)
Picumnus innominatus

1 at Rongshu Wang, Nabang (930 m) on 2014-01-25

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

1 at Rongshu Wang, Nabang (940 m) on 2014-01-25
1 at Er Taipo, Baihualing (2230 m) on 2014-02-16

Stripe-breasted Woodpecker
纹胸啄木鸟 (wénxiōng zhuómùniǎo)
Dendrocopos atratus

1 at Rongshu Wang, Nabang (930 m) on 2014-01-24

Crimson-breasted Woodpecker
赤胸啄木鸟 (chìxiōng zhuómùniǎo)
Dendrocopos cathpharius

1 at Er Taipo, Baihualing (2230 m) on 2014-02-16 & 2014-02-18
1 near Dà Fēng Bāo, Baihualing (2350 m) on 2014-02-21 & 2014-02-23

Darjeeling Woodpecker
黄颈啄木鸟 (huángjǐng zhuómùniǎo)
Dendrocopos darjellensis

1 above Huáng Zhú Hé, Baihualing (2400 m) on 2014-03-01

Lesser Yellownape
黄冠啄木鸟 (huángguānzhuómùniǎo)
Picus chlorolophus

2 on Nabang-Xima Trail, Nabang (500 m) on 2014-01-19

Bay Woodpecker
黄嘴栗啄木鸟 (huángzuǐ lìzhuómùniǎo)
Blythipicus pyrrhotis

1 at Jiujiezi, Baihualing (1990 m) on 2014-02-15
1 heard at Er Taipo, Baihualing (2230 m) on 2014-02-19

Passeriformes: Eurylaimidae

Silver-breasted Broadbill
银胸阔嘴鸟 (yínxiōng kuòzuǐniǎo)
Serilophus lunatus

Flock of 4 on Nabang-Xima Trail, Nabang (670 m) on 2014-01-20

Passeriformes: Tephrodornithidae

Bar-winged Flycatcher-shrike
褐背鹟䴗 (hèbèi wēngjú)
Hemipus picatus

3 at Rongshu Wang, Nabang (780 m) on 2014-01-25
2 at Rongshu Wang, Nabang (740 m) on 2014-01-26
3 near Blind 4, Baihualing (1540 m) on 2014-02-14

Passeriformes: Campephagidae

Large Cuckooshrike
大鹃䴗 (dà juānjú)
Coracina macei

1 at Laifengshan, Tengchong (1660 m) on 2014-01-16

Black-winged Cuckooshrike
暗灰鹃䴗 (ànhuī juānjú)
Coracina melaschistos

1 at Rongshu Wang, Nabang (940 m) on 2014-01-24 & 2014-01-25

Grey-chinned Minivet
灰喉山椒鸟 (huīhóu shānjiāoniǎo)
Pericrocotus solaris

3 at Rongshu Wang, Nabang (940 m) on 2014-01-24
2 below Jīnchǎng Hé, Baihualing (2330 m) on 2014-02-05
6 at parking lot above Blind 4 at Baihualing (1610 m) on 2014-02-08

Scarlet Minivet
赤红山椒鸟 (chìhóng shānjiāoniǎo)
Pericrocotus speciosus

4 on Nabang-Xima Trail, Nabang (480 m) on 2014-01-17
5 at Rongshu Wang, Nabang (940 m) on 2014-01-24
3 at Rongshu Wang, Nabang (940 m) on 2014-01-25
5 at Rongshu Wang, Nabang (940 m) on 2014-01-26
4 on Nabang-Xima Trail, Nabang (420 m) on 2014-01-30
2 at Laifengshan, Tengchong (1700 m) on 2014-02-01

Passeriformes: Laniidae

Long-tailed Shrike
棕背伯劳 (zōngbèi bóláo)
Lanius schach tricolor

1 in Nabang (230 m) on 2014-01-20
2 in Nabang (230 m) on 2014-01-21
2 each day in Mengnai River Valley, Nabang (220 m) on 2014-01-22, 2014-01-23, 2014-01-27, 2014-01-28, & 2014-01-29
1 at Rongshu Wang, Nabang (700 m) on 2014-01-25
1 along road above Baihualing (1520 m) on 2014-02-07

Grey-backed Shrike
灰背伯劳 (huībèi bóláo)
Lanius tephronotus

1 at Laifengshan, Tengchong (1700 m) on 2014-02-02

Passeriformes: Vireonidae

White-bellied Erpornis
白腹凤鹛 (báifù fèngméi)
Erpornis zantholeuca

2 on Nabang-Xima Trail, Nabang (670 m) on 2014-01-20

Black-headed Shrike-babbler
棕腹䴗鹛 (zōngfù júméi)
Pteruthius rufiventer

2 each day near Dà Fēng Bāo, Baihualing (2350 m) on 2014-02-21 & 2014-02-23
2 above Yingke Shan, Baihualing (2880 m) on 2014-03-01
2 at Dà Fēng Bāo, Baihualing (2400 m) on 2014-03-01

Blyth’s Shrike-babbler
红翅䴗鹛 (hóngchì júméi)
Pteruthius aeralatus

2 at Blind 4, Baihualing (1570 m) on 2014-02-08

Black-eared Shrike-babbler
栗喉䴗鹛 (lìhóu júméi)
Pteruthius melanotis

2 near Dà Fēng Bāo, Baihualing (2350 m) on 2014-02-21
1 near Dà Fēng Bāo, Baihualing (2350 m) on 2014-02-23

Passeriformes: Oriolidae

Slender-billed Oriole
细嘴黄鹂 (xìzuǐ huánglí)
Oriolus tenuirostris

3 at Laifengshan, Tengchong (1660 m) on 2014-02-03

Maroon Oriole
朱鹂 (zhū lí)
Oriolus traillii

6 on Nabang-Xima Trail, Nabang (550 m) on 2014-01-19
4 on Nabang-Xima Trail, Nabang (570 m) on 2014-01-20
4-7 each day at Rongshu Wang, Nabang (940 m) on 2014-01-24, 2014-01-25, & 2014-01-26
1 heard at Blind 4, Baihualing (1570 m) on 2014-02-08
1 above Er Taipo, Baihualing (2300 m) on 2014-02-25

Passeriformes: Dicruridae

Ashy Drongo
灰卷尾 (huī juǎnwěi)
Dicrurus leucophaeus hopwoodi

2 at Laifengshan, Tengchong (1660 m) on 2014-01-16
4 at Rongshu Wang, Nabang (800 m) on 2014-01-17
1 in Mengnai River Valley, Nabang (220 m) on 2014-01-22
1 at Laifengshan, Tengchong (1660 m) on 2014-02-03
1 near Da Lu Chang, Baihualing (2150 m) on 2014-02-05
1 near Blind 4, Baihualing (1590 m) on 2014-02-14
1 at Blind 10, Baihualing (1730 m) on 2014-02-20

Bronzed Drongo
古铜色卷尾 (gǔtóngsè juǎnwěi)
Dicrurus aeneus

3 on Nabang-Xima Trail, Nabang (500 m) on 2014-01-17
3 at Rongshu Wang, Nabang (800 m) on 2014-01-17
1 in Mengnai River Valley, Nabang (220 m) on 2014-01-22
2 in Mengnai River Valley, Nabang (220 m) on 2014-01-23
1-4 each day at Rongshu Wang, Nabang (940 m) on 2014-01-24 & 2014-01-25
2 at Rongshu Wang, Nabang (740 m) on 2014-01-26
1 at parking lot above Blind 4 at Baihualing (1610 m) on 2014-02-14
1 near Blind 4, Baihualing (1590 m) on 2014-02-22

Hair-crested Drongo
发冠卷尾 (fàguān juǎnwěi)
Dicrurus hottentottus

3 at Rongshu Wang, Nabang (800 m) on 2014-01-17
2 on Nabang-Xima Trail, Nabang (500 m) on 2014-01-19
2 at Rongshu Wang, Nabang (740 m) on 2014-01-26

Greater Racket-tailed Drongo
大盘尾 (dà pánwěi)
Dicrurus paradiseus

2 each day on Nabang-Xima Trail, Nabang (500 m) on 2014-01-17 & 2014-01-19

Passeriformes: Rhipiduridae

White-throated Fantail
白喉扇尾鹟 (báihóu shànwěiwēng)
Rhipidura albicollis

1 on Nabang-Xima Trail, Nabang (500 m) on 2014-01-17
1 at Rongshu Wang, Nabang (800 m) on 2014-01-17
1 at Rongshu Wang, Nabang (940 m) on 2014-01-25
2 each day near Da Lu Chang, Baihualing (2050 m) on 2014-02-05 & 2014-02-06
1 at Blind 4, Baihualing (1570 m) on 2014-02-08
1 at Blind 1, Baihualing (1690 m) on 2014-02-10
1 near Blind 4, Baihualing (1590 m) on 2014-02-14
1 above Er Taipo, Baihualing (2300 m) on 2014-02-24

Passeriformes: Monarchidae

Black-naped Monarch
黑枕王鹟 (hēizhěn wángwēng)
Hypothymis azurea

1 near Nabang-Xima Trail, Nabang (320 m) on 2014-01-17

Passeriformes: Corvidae

Eurasian Jay
松鸦 (sōngyā)
Garrulus glandarius

2 at Laifengshan, Tengchong (1660 m) on 2014-01-16

Grey Treepie
灰树鹊 (huī shùquè)
Dendrocitta formosae

7 (5 heard only) between Da Lu Chang & Jīnchǎng Hé, Baihualing (1850-2350 m) on 2014-02-05
1 heard at Er Taipo, Baihualing (2230 m) on 2014-02-19
1 heard at Blind 10, Baihualing (1730 m) on 2014-02-20
2 at Dà Fēng Bāo, Baihualing (2350 m) on 2014-02-24

Spotted Nutcracker
星鸦 (xīng yā)
Nucifraga caryocatactes

3 heard above Yingke Shan, Baihualing (2900 m) on 2014-02-25
2 above Yingke Shan, Baihualing (2850 m) on 2014-02-27

Large-billed Crow
大嘴乌鸦 (dàzuǐ wūyā)
Corvus macrorhynchos

2 each day in Mengnai River Valley, Nabang (220 m) on 2014-01-23 & 2014-01-29
2 at Laifengshan, Tengchong (1660 m) on 2014-02-03

Passeriformes: Stenostiridae

Yellow-bellied Fantail
黄腹扇尾鹟 (huángfù shànwěiwēng)
Chelidorhynx hypoxantha

2 at Laifengshan, Tengchong (1660 m) on 2014-01-16
1 on Nabang-Xima Trail, Nabang (500 m) on 2014-01-17
1-2 each day at Rongshu Wang, Nabang (940 m) on 2014-01-24 & 2014-01-25
1 below clearing at Jīnchǎng Hé, Baihualing (2330 m) on 2014-02-05
1 at Blind 1, Baihualing (1690 m) on 2014-02-10
2 above Huáng Zhú Hé, Baihualing (2440 m) on 2014-03-01

Grey-headed Canary-flycatcher
方尾鹟 (fāngwěi wēng)
Culicicapa ceylonensis

1 on Nabang-Xima Trail, Nabang (500 m) on 2014-01-17
2 at Rongshu Wang, Nabang (800 m) on 2014-01-17
1-2 each day at Rongshu Wang, Nabang (940 m) on 2014-01-24 & 2014-01-25
2 at Rongshu Wang, Nabang (740 m) on 2014-01-26
2 each day above Er Taipo, Baihualing (2300 m) on 2014-02-19 & 2014-02-24
2-3 each day below Dà Fēng Bāo, Baihualing (2340 m) on 2014-02-21 & 2014-02-24

Passeriformes: Paridae

Yellow-browed Tit
黄眉林雀 (huángméi línquè)
Sylviparus modestus

2 at Blind 3, Baihualing (1980 m) on 2014-02-13
1 at Er Taipo, Baihualing (2230 m) on 2014-02-24
2 on Tengchong side of Chá-Mǎ Gǔdào, Baihualing (2920 m) on 2014-02-28

Coal Tit
煤山雀 (méi shānquè)
Periparus ater

3 each day at Lǎn Bǎndèng, Baihualing (2990 m) on 2014-02-26 & 2014-03-01
2 above Yingke Shan, Baihualing (2850 m) on 2014-02-26

Grey Crested Tit
褐冠山雀 (hèguān shānquè)
Lophophanes dichrous

2 below Yingke Shan, Baihualing (2800 m) on 2014-02-27

Japanese Tit
远东山雀 (yuǎndōng shānquè)
Parus minor tibetanus

2 at Laifengshan, Tengchong (1660 m) on 2014-01-16
1 at Laifengshan, Tengchong (1750 m) on 2014-02-02
1 at parking lot above Blind 4 at Baihualing (1610 m) on 2014-02-14
1 at farm below Baihualing (1400 m) on 2014-02-24

Green-backed Tit
绿背山雀 (lǜbèi shānquè)
Parus monticolus

1 at Laifengshan, Tengchong (1660 m) on 2014-01-16
2 each day at Jiujiezi, Baihualing (1990 m) on 2014-02-07 & 2014-02-15

Yellow-cheeked Tit
黄颊山雀 (huángjiá shānquè)
Machlolophus spilonotus

1 near Da Lu Chang, Baihualing (2150 m) on 2014-02-05
1 above Er Taipo, Baihualing (2300 m) on 2014-02-23
1 above Huáng Zhú Hé, Baihualing (2440 m) on 2014-03-01

Passeriformes: Pycnonotidae

Crested Finchbill
凤头雀嘴鹎 (fèngtóu quèzuǐbēi)
Spizixos canifrons

1 on S318 between Nabang and Yingjiang (1500 m) on 2014-01-31

Striated Bulbul
纵纹绿鹎 (zòngwén lǜbēi)
Pycnonotus striatus

Striated Bulbul (Craig Brelsford)
Striated Bulbul (Craig Brelsford)

1 at Blind 4, Baihualing (1570 m) on 2014-02-08
1 at Blind 1, Baihualing (1690 m) on 2014-02-10
2 near Blind 4, Baihualing (1590 m) on 2014-02-14
4 below Da Lu Chang, Baihualing (1800 m) on 2014-02-18

Black-crested Bulbul
黑冠黄鹎 (hēiguān huángbēi)
Pycnonotus flaviventris

1 at Rongshu Wang, Nabang (940 m) on 2014-01-24 & 2014-01-25
1 at Laifengshan, Tengchong (1700 m) on 2014-02-02

Red-whiskered Bulbul
红耳鹎 (hóng’ěr bēi)
Pycnonotus jocosus

1 in Nabang (220 m) on 2014-01-21
1 along road below Baihualing (1500 m) on 2014-02-13
3 along Salween River on 2014-03-01

Brown-breasted Bulbul
黄臀鹎 (huángtún bēi)
Pycnonotus xanthorrhous

7 on S318 between Nabang and Yingjiang (1370 m) on 2014-01-31
18 at Laifengshan, Tengchong (1660 m) on 2014-02-03
1 in Tengchong (1600 m) on 2014-02-04

Red-vented Bulbul
黑喉红臀鹎 (hēihóu hóngtúnbēi)
Pycnonotus cafer

2 at Laifengshan, Tengchong (1660 m) on 2014-01-16
3 each day on Nabang-Xima Trail, Nabang (350 m) on 2014-01-17 & 2014-01-19
4-6 each day in Mengnai River Valley, Nabang (220 m) on 2014-01-23, 2014-01-27, & 2014-01-29
5 each day at Rongshu Wang, Nabang (940 m) on 2014-01-24 & 2014-01-25
2 at Rongshu Wang, Nabang (740 m) on 2014-01-26
2 at Laifengshan, Tengchong (1700 m) on 2014-02-02
5 in Tengchong (1600 m) on 2014-02-04
1 along road below Baihualing (1300 m) on 2014-02-11 & 2014-03-01

Flavescent Bulbul
黄绿鹎 (huánglǜ bēi)
Pycnonotus flavescens

Flavescent Bulbul (Craig Brelsford)
Flavescent Bulbul (Craig Brelsford)

3 at Rongshu Wang, Nabang (800 m) on 2014-01-17
2 at Rongshu Wang, Nabang (740 m) on 2014-01-26
2 on S318 between Nabang and Yingjiang (540 m) on 2014-01-31
2 near Blind 4, Baihualing (1590 m) on 2014-02-14

White-throated Bulbul
黄腹冠鹎 (huángfù guānbēi)
Alophoixus flaveolus

White-throated Bulbul (Craig Brelsford)
White-throated Bulbul (Craig Brelsford)

5 on Nabang-Xima Trail, Nabang (430 m) on 2014-01-17
1 at Rongshu Wang, Nabang (940 m) on 2014-01-24 & 2014-01-25
1 at Rongshu Wang, Nabang (740 m) on 2014-01-26

Grey-eyed Bulbul
灰眼短脚鹎 (huīyǎn duǎnjiǎobēi)
Iole propinqua

4-5 each day at Rongshu Wang, Nabang (940 m) on 2014-01-24 & 2014-01-25

Mountain Bulbul
绿翅短脚鹎 (lǜchì duǎnjiǎobēi)
Ixos mcclellandii

1 at Laifengshan, Tengchong (1660 m) on 2014-01-16
1 at Rongshu Wang, Nabang (940 m) on 2014-01-26
7 at Laifengshan, Tengchong (1750 m) on 2014-02-01
3 at Laifengshan, Tengchong (1750 m) on 2014-02-02
12 at Laifengshan, Tengchong (1660 m) on 2014-02-03
2-6 each day at Jiujiezi, Baihualing (1990 m) on 2014-02-06 & 2014-02-07
3 near Blind 4, Baihualing (1590 m) on 2014-02-22

Ashy Bulbul
灰短脚鹎 (huī duǎnjiǎobēi)
Hemixos flavala

1 at Rongshu Wang, Nabang (940 m) on 2014-01-24
3 at Rongshu Wang, Nabang (770 m) on 2014-01-25
3 at Rongshu Wang, Nabang (740 m) on 2014-01-26

Black Bulbul
黑短脚鹎 (hēi duǎnjiǎobēi)
Hypsipetes leucocephalus

17 at Laifengshan, Tengchong (1660 m) on 2014-01-16
19 on Nabang-Xima Trail, Nabang (500 m) on 2014-01-17
26 at Rongshu Wang, Nabang (800 m) on 2014-01-17
ca. 15 each day on Nabang-Xima Trail, Nabang (570 m) on 2014-01-19 & 2014-01-20
10-12 each day at Rongshu Wang, Nabang (940 m) on 2014-01-24, 2014-01-25, & 2014-01-26
8 at Laifengshan, Tengchong (1660 m) on 2014-02-03

Passeriformes: Hirundinidae

Grey-throated Martin
褐喉沙燕 (hèhóu shāyàn)
Riparia chinensis

ca. 10-20 each day in Mengnai River Valley, Nabang (220 m) on 2014-01-28 & 2014-01-29
ca. 15 at Yingjiang (820 m) on 2014-01-31

Barn Swallow
家燕 (jiā yàn)
Hirundo rustica

ca. 20 in Nabang (230 m) on 2014-01-21
23 in Mengnai River Valley, Nabang (220 m) on 2014-01-23
1 at farm below Baihualing (1400 m) on 2014-02-18

Wire-tailed Swallow
线尾燕 (xiànwěi yàn)
Hirundo smithii

4-5 each day in Mengnai River Valley, Nabang (220 m) on 2014-01-28 & 2014-01-29

Striated Swallow
斑腰燕 (bānyāo yàn)
Cecropis striolata

11 on Nabang-Xima Trail, Nabang (550 m) on 2014-01-20
7 flying above Nabang Creek, Nabang (400 m) on 2014-01-30

Passeriformes: Pnoepygidae

Pygmy Cupwing
小鳞胸鹪鹛 (xiǎo línxiōngjiāoméi)
Pnoepyga pusilla

1 on Nabang-Xima Trail, Nabang (350 m) on 2014-01-20
1 at Blind 1, Baihualing (1690 m) on 2014-02-10
1 at Blind 3, Baihualing (1980 m) on 2014-02-13
1 at Blind 4, Baihualing (1570 m), & 1 heard near hot spring below Blind 4, Baihualing (1470 m) on 2014-02-14

Passeriformes: Cettiidae

Yellow-bellied Warbler
黄腹鹟莺 (huángfù wēngyīng)
Abroscopus superciliaris

3 at Rongshu Wang, Nabang (900 m) on 2014-01-24
1 at Blind 6, Baihualing (1700 m) on 2014-02-09
2 at Blind 1, Baihualing (1690 m) on 2014-02-10
1 at Blind 12, Baihualing (1840 m) on 2014-02-11

Black-faced Warbler
黑脸鹟莺 (hēiliǎn wēngyīng)
Abroscopus schisticeps

3-4 each day near Da Lu Chang, Baihualing (2050 m) on 2014-02-05 & 2014-02-07
1 near Dà Fēng Bāo, Baihualing (2350 m) on 2014-02-21 & 2014-02-23
3 above Er Taipo, Baihualing (2300 m) on 2014-02-24
4 below Yingke Shan, Baihualing (2830 m) on 2014-02-26

Brown-flanked Bush Warbler
强脚树莺 (qiángjiǎo shùyīng)
Horornis fortipes

1 (ssp. davidiana? fortipes?) at Blind 10, Baihualing (1730 m) on 2014-02-20

Grey-bellied Tesia
灰腹地莺 (huīfù dìyīng)
Tesia cyaniventer

1 on Nabang-Xima Trail, Nabang (500 m) on 2014-01-18
1 near Blind 4, Baihualing (1540 m) on 2014-02-14 & 2014-02-22

Chestnut-headed Tesia
栗头地莺 (lìtóu dìyīng)
Cettia castaneocoronata

1 at Blind 1, Baihualing (1690 m) on 2014-02-10

Passeriformes: Aegithalidae

Black-throated Bushtit
红头长尾山雀 (hóngtóu chángwěishānquè)
Aegithalos concinnus

5 at Laifengshan, Tengchong (1660 m) on 2014-01-16
3 near Blind 3, Baihualing (1980 m) on 2014-02-13

Black-browed Bushtit
黑眉长尾山雀 (hēiméi chángwěishānquè)
Aegithalos bonvaloti

3 on Tengchong side of Chá-Mǎ Gǔdào, Baihualing (2890 m) on 2014-02-28. (Craig Brelsford)
Black-browed Bushtit, Baihualing (2890 m), 28 Feb. 2014. (Craig Brelsford)

3 on Tengchong side of Chá-Mǎ Gǔdào, Baihualing (2890 m) on 2014-02-28

Passeriformes: Phylloscopidae

Smoky Warbler
烟柳莺 (yān liǔyīng)
Phylloscopus fuligiventer weigoldi

ca. 10 each day in Mengnai River Valley, Nabang (220 m) on 2014-01-22, 2014-01-23, 2014-01-27, 2014-01-28, & 2014-01-29

Buff-barred Warbler
橙斑翅柳莺 (chéngbānchì liǔyīng)
Phylloscopus pulcher

4-5 each day at Rongshu Wang, Nabang (940 m) on 2014-01-24 & 2014-01-25
4-8 each day at Jiujiezi, Baihualing (1990 m) on 2014-02-06 & 2014-02-07
2 at Blind 1, Baihualing (1690 m) on 2014-02-10
2 at Blind 12, Baihualing (1840 m) on 2014-02-11

Ashy-throated Warbler
灰喉柳莺 (huīhóu liǔyīng)
Phylloscopus maculipennis

3 near parking lot above Blind 4 at Baihualing (1610 m) on 2014-02-08
1 at Blind 1, Baihualing (1690 m) on 2014-02-10
1 above Lǎn Bǎndèng, Baihualing (3000 m) on 2014-02-26 & 2014-03-01
4 on Tengchong side of Chá-Mǎ Gǔdào, Baihualing (2890 m) on 2014-02-28

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

1 at Blind 1, Baihualing (1690 m) on 2014-02-10

Greenish Warbler
暗绿柳莺 (àn lǜliǔyīng)
Phylloscopus trochiloides

3 at Laifengshan, Tengchong (1660 m) on 2014-01-16

Sichuan Leaf Warbler
四川柳莺 (sìchuān liǔyīng)
Phylloscopus forresti

2 at Laifengshan, Tengchong (1660 m) on 2014-01-16
1 at Blind 4, Baihualing (1570 m) on 2014-02-08
1 at Blind 1, Baihualing (1690 m) on 2014-02-10

Member of Seicercus warbler or “golden spectacled warbler” complex

1 at Rongshu Wang, Nabang (940 m) on 2014-01-26

Passeriformes: Locustellidae

Striated Grassbird
沼泽大尾莺 (zhǎozé dàwěiyīng)
Megalurus palustris

Striated Grassbird. (Craig Brelsford)
Striated Grassbird, Nabang. (Craig Brelsford)

2 in Nabang (230 m) on 2014-01-21
2-3 each day in Mengnai River Valley, Nabang (220 m) on 2014-01-22, 2014-01-23, 2014-01-27, 2014-01-28, & 2014-01-29

Passeriformes: Cisticolidae

Hill Prinia
黑喉山鹪莺 (hēihóu shānjiāoyīng)
Prinia superciliaris

1 at Jiujiezi, Baihualing (1990 m) on 2014-02-16
1 at Blind 10, Baihualing (1730 m) on 2014-02-20

Rufescent Prinia
暗冕鹪莺 (ànmiǎn jiāoyīng)
Prinia rufescens

2-7 each day in Nabang (230 m) on 2014-01-17 & 2014-01-21

Plain Prinia
褐头鹪莺 (hètóu jiāoyīng)
Prinia inornata

2 in Mengnai River Valley, Nabang (220 m) on 2014-01-22

Common Tailorbird
长尾缝叶莺 (chángwěi féngyèyīng)
Orthotomus sutorius

1 in Mengnai River Valley, Nabang (240 m) on 2014-01-22

Passeriformes: Timaliidae

Black-streaked Scimitar Babbler
斑胸钩嘴鹛 (bānxiōng gōuzuǐméi)
Pomatorhinus gravivox

3 at Laifengshan, Tengchong (1790 m) on 2014-01-16

Streak-breasted Scimitar Babbler
棕颈钩嘴鹛 (zōngjǐng gōuzuǐméi)
Pomatorhinus ruficollis

2 at Blind 12, Baihualing (1840 m) on 2014-02-11
2 each day at Blind 10, Baihualing (1730 m) on 2014-02-12 & 2014-02-20
1 at Blind 3, Baihualing (1980 m) on 2014-02-13
2 heard above Er Taipo, Baihualing (2340 m) on 2014-02-19
8 (5 heard only) between Er Taipo and Huáng Zhú Hé, Baihualing (2230-2450 m) on 2014-02-21
3 at Zhànkēng, Baihualing (2430 m) on 2014-02-23
2 at Dà Fēng Bāo, Baihualing (2400 m) on 2014-03-01

Coral-billed Scimitar Babbler
红嘴钩嘴鹛 (hóngzuǐ gōuzuǐméi)
Pomatorhinus ferruginosus

4 at Rongshu Wang, Nabang (800 m) on 2014-01-24

Slender-billed Scimitar Babbler
剑嘴鹛 (jiànzuǐ méi)
Pomatorhinus superciliaris

1 at Blind 10, Baihualing (1730 m) on 2014-02-12 & 2014-02-20
1 near Dà Fēng Bāo, Baihualing (2350 m) on 2014-02-21 & 2014-02-23

Cachar Wedge-billed Babbler
楔嘴鹩鹛 (xiēzuǐ liáoméi
Sphenocichla roberti

1 heard at Blind 12, Baihualing (1840 m) on 2014-02-11
1 heard near Blind 3, Baihualing (1980 m) on 2014-02-13
4 near Dà Fēng Bāo, Baihualing (2350 m) on 2014-02-23

Grey-throated Babbler
黑头穗鹛 (hēitóu suìméi)
Stachyris nigriceps

1 on Nabang Creek, Nabang (400 m) on 2014-01-17
1 at Blind 10, Baihualing (1730 m) on 2014-02-12

Rufous-capped Babbler
(红头穗鹛 (hóngtóu suìméi)
Stachyridopsis ruficeps

2 near Da Lu Chang, Baihualing (2050 m) on 2014-02-06
1 at Blind 1, Baihualing (1690 m) on 2014-02-10
1 at Blind 10, Baihualing (1730 m) on 2014-02-12
1 near Blind 4, Baihualing (1590 m) on 2014-02-14
1 above Er Taipo, Baihualing (2300 m) on 2014-02-19 & 2014-02-24

Passeriformes: Pellorneidae

Rufous-winged Fulvetta
栗头雀鹛 (lìtóu quèméi)
Alcippe castaneceps

12 near Da Lu Chang, Baihualing (2050 m) on 2014-02-05
4-5 each day above Er Taipo, Baihualing (2300 m) on 2014-02-19, 2014-02-23, & 2014-02-24

Rusty-capped Fulvetta
褐胁雀鹛 (hèxié quèméi)
Alcippe dubia

6 near Da Lu Chang, Baihualing (2050 m) on 2014-02-05
8 at Jiujiezi, Baihualing (1990 m) on 2014-02-07
4 at Blind 4, Baihualing (1570 m) on 2014-02-08
3 at Blind 1, Baihualing (1690 m) on 2014-02-10
4 at Blind 12, Baihualing (1840 m) on 2014-02-11
5 each day at Blind 10, Baihualing (1730 m) on 2014-02-12 & 2014-02-20
5 at Blind 3, Baihualing (1980 m) on 2014-02-13
7 near Blind 4, Baihualing (1590 m) on 2014-02-22
4 above Er Taipo, Baihualing (2300 m) on 2014-02-24

Yunnan Fulvetta
灰头雀鹛 (huītóu quèméi)
Alcippe fratercula

6 near Da Lu Chang, Baihualing (2050 m) on 2014-02-05
9 at Jiujiezi, Baihualing (1990 m) on 2014-02-06
5 at Blind 4, Baihualing (1570 m) on 2014-02-08
8 at Blind 6, Baihualing (1700 m) on 2014-02-09
8 at Blind 1, Baihualing (1690 m) on 2014-02-10
5 at Blind 12, Baihualing (1840 m) on 2014-02-11
8 each day at Blind 10, Baihualing (1730 m) on 2014-02-12 & 2014-02-20
5 near Blind 4, Baihualing (1570 m) on 2014-02-14
5 at Er Taipo, Baihualing (2230 m) on 2014-02-16
4 above Er Taipo, Baihualing (2300 m) on 2014-02-23

Puff-throated Babbler
棕头幽鹛 (zōngtóu yōuméi)
Pellorneum ruficeps

1 on Nabang-Xima Trail, Nabang (500 m) on 2014-01-20
4 on Nabang-Xima Trail, Nabang (450 m) on 2014-01-21

Passeriformes: Leiothrichidae

White-crested Laughingthrush
白冠噪鹛 (báiguān zàoméi)
Garrulax leucolophus

Flock of ca. 10 on Nabang-Xima Trail, Nabang (500 m) on 2014-01-19 & 2014-01-20

Moustached Laughingthrush
灰翅噪鹛 (huīchì zàoméi)
Garrulax cineraceus

2 at Blind 10, Baihualing (1730 m) on 2014-02-12
2 near Dà Fēng Bāo, Baihualing (2350 m) on 2014-02-21

Spotted Laughingthrush
眼纹噪鹛 (yǎnwén zàoméi)
Garrulax ocellatus

2 near Nanzhai Gongfang, Baihualing (3180 m) on 2014-02-25

White-throated Laughingthrush
白喉噪鹛 (báihóu zàoméi)
Garrulax albogularis

Impressive flock of ca. 100 at Dà Fēng Bāo, Baihualing (2400 m) on 2014-02-24

Lesser Necklaced Laughingthrush
小黑领噪鹛 (xiǎo hēilǐngzàoméi)
Garrulax monileger

5 at Rongshu Wang, Nabang (770 m) on 2014-01-25

Black-throated Laughingthrush
黑喉噪鹛 (hēihóu zàoméi)
Garrulax chinensis

4 near Da Lu Chang, Baihualing (2180 m) on 2014-02-06

Rufous-necked Laughingthrush
栗颈噪鹛 (lìjǐng zàoméi)
Garrulax ruficollis

Flock of ca. 12 in Mengnai River Valley, Nabang (220 m) on 2014-01-23, 2014-01-27, & 2014-01-29

Grey-sided Laughingthrush
灰胁噪鹛 (huīxié zàoméi)
Garrulax caerulatus

1 at Blind 12, Baihualing (1840 m) on 2014-02-11
1 near Dà Fēng Bāo, Baihualing (2350 m) on 2014-02-21

White-browed Laughingthrush
白颊噪鹛 (báijiá zàoméi)
Garrulax sannio

5 along road below Baihualing (860 m) on 2014-02-23

Blue-winged Laughingthrush
蓝翅噪鹛 (lánchì zàoméi)
Trochalopteron squamatum

5 at Blind 4, Baihualing (1570 m) on 2014-02-08

Black-faced Laughingthrush
黑顶噪鹛 (hēidǐng zàoméi)
Trochalopteron affine

8 at Blind 12, Baihualing (1840 m) on 2014-02-11
4 each day at Jiujiezi, Baihualing (1990 m) on 2014-02-16 & 2014-02-19
4 at Huáng Zhú Hé, Baihualing (2400 m) on 2014-02-21
3 at Er Taipo, Baihualing (2230 m) on 2014-02-24
6 on Tengchong side of Chá-Mǎ Gǔdào, Baihualing (2890 m) on 2014-02-28

Assam Laughingthrush
金翅噪鹛 (jīnchì zàoméi)
Trochalopteron chrysopterum woodi

2 at Blind 12, Baihualing (1840 m) on 2014-02-11
2 at Blind 10, Baihualing (1730 m) on 2014-02-12
1 at Er Taipo, Baihualing (2230 m) on 2014-02-16

Red-tailed Laughingthrush
赤尾噪鹛 (chìwěi zàoméi)
Trochalopteron milnei

5 at Blind 6, Baihualing (1700 m) on 2014-02-09
3 at Blind 12, Baihualing (1840 m) on 2014-02-11
9 near Blind 3, Baihualing (1980 m) on 2014-02-13
7 at Er Taipo, Baihualing (2230 m) on 2014-02-16
9 at Blind 10, Baihualing (1730 m) on 2014-02-20

Himalayan Cutia
斑胁姬鹛 (bānxié jīméi)
Cutia nipalensis

Himalayan Cutia (Craig Brelsford)
Himalayan Cutia, Baihualing. (Craig Brelsford)
Himalayan Cutia (Craig Brelsford)
Himalayan Cutia, Baihualing. (Craig Brelsford)
Himalayan Cutia (Craig Brelsford)
Himalayan Cutia, Baihualing. (Craig Brelsford)
Himalayan Cutia (Craig Brelsford)
Himalayan Cutia, Baihualing. (Craig Brelsford)
Himalayan Cutia (Craig Brelsford)
Himalayan Cutia, Baihualing. (Craig Brelsford)

2 at Er Taipo, Baihualing (2230 m) on 2014-02-16
2 at Zhànkēng, Baihualing (2430 m) on 2014-02-19
6 above Er Taipo, Baihualing (2300 m) on 2014-02-24

Blue-winged Minla
蓝翅希鹛 (lánchì xīméi)
Minla cyanouroptera

2 each day at Rongshu Wang, Nabang (940 m) on 2014-01-24 & 2014-01-25
3 near parking lot above Blind 4 at Baihualing (1610 m) on 2014-02-06
1 at Blind 6, Baihualing (1700 m) on 2014-02-09
2 at Blind 1, Baihualing (1690 m) on 2014-02-10
1 at Blind 12, Baihualing (1840 m) on 2014-02-11

Bar-throated Minla
斑喉希鹛 (bānhóu xīméi)
Minla strigula

1 at Laifengshan, Tengchong (1910 m) on 2014-02-01
2 at Jiujiezi, Baihualing (1990 m) on 2014-02-07
3 at Blind 4, Baihualing (1570 m) on 2014-02-08
3 at Blind 1, Baihualing (1690 m) on 2014-02-10
ca. 10 at Blind 3, Baihualing (1980 m) on 2014-02-13
2 below Zhànkēng, Baihualing (2420 m) on 2014-02-19
3 at Blind 10, Baihualing (1730 m) on 2014-02-20
4 at Dà Fēng Bāo, Baihualing (2400 m) on 2014-02-23

Red-tailed Minla
火尾希鹛 (huǒwěi xīméi)
Minla ignotincta

3 at Laifengshan, Tengchong (1800 m) on 2014-01-16
1 at Laifengshan, Tengchong (1910 m) on 2014-02-01
4 at Jiujiezi, Baihualing (1990 m) on 2014-02-07
3 at Blind 1, Baihualing (1690 m) on 2014-02-10

Red-faced Liocichla
灰头薮鹛 (huītóu sǒuméi)
Liocichla phoenicea

3 at Laifengshan, Tengchong (1900 m) on 2014-02-01
4 at Blind 4, Baihualing (1570 m) on 2014-02-08
3 at Blind 1, Baihualing (1690 m) on 2014-02-10
3 at Blind 12, Baihualing (1840 m) on 2014-02-11
1 at Blind 10, Baihualing (1730 m) on 2014-02-12
2 at Blind 4, Baihualing (1570 m) on 2014-02-14

Rusty-fronted Barwing
锈额斑翅鹛 (xiù’é bānchìméi)
Actinodura egertoni

5 at Blind 4, Baihualing (1570 m) on 2014-02-08
2 at Blind 10, Baihualing (1730 m) on 2014-02-12
2 near Blind 4 at Baihualing (1590 m) on 2014-02-14
5 below Da Lu Chang, Baihualing (1800 m) on 2014-02-18
1 above Er Taipo, Baihualing (2300 m) on 2014-02-19 & 2014-02-24
4 below Dà Fēng Bāo, Baihualing (2310 m) on 2014-02-21

Streak-throated Barwing
纹胸斑翅鹛 (wénxiōng bānchìméi)
Actinodura waldeni

1-2 each day at Er Taipo, Baihualing (2230 m) on 2014-02-16, 2014-02-19, & 2014-02-24
2 below Nanzhai Gongfang, Baihualing (3100 m) on 2014-02-26
2 below Yingke Shan, Baihualing (2800 m) on 2014-02-27

Silver-eared Mesia
银耳相思鸟 (yín’ěr xiāngsīniǎo)
Leiothrix argentauris

Flock of ca. 30 at Rongshu Wang, Nabang (940 m) on 2014-01-26
3 at Blind 12, Baihualing (1840 m) on 2014-02-11
4 below Da Lu Chang, Baihualing (1800 m) on 2014-02-18
6 near Blind 4, Baihualing (1570 m) on 2014-02-22

Red-billed Leiothrix
红嘴相思鸟 (hóngzuǐ xiāngsīniǎo)
Leiothrix lutea

ca. 30 (in 3 flocks) between Er Taipo and Huáng Zhú Hé, Baihualing (2230-2400 m) on 2014-02-21
Flock of ca. 10 at Dà Fēng Bāo, Baihualing (2400 m) on 2014-02-24, 2014-02-25, & 2014-03-01

Grey Sibia
灰奇鹛 (huī qíméi)
Heterophasia gracilis

1 below clearing at Jīnchǎng Hé, Baihualing (2330 m) on 2014-02-05

Black-headed Sibia
黑顶奇鹛 (hēidǐng qíméi)
Heterophasia desgodinsi

2 at Laifengshan, Tengchong (1660 m) on 2014-01-16
1-2 each day at Laifengshan, Tengchong (1660 m) on 2014-02-02 & 2014-02-03
1 at Blind 4, Baihualing (1570 m) on 2014-02-08
1 at Blind 6, Baihualing (1700 m) on 2014-02-09
2 at Blind 12, Baihualing (1840 m) on 2014-02-11
1 below Da Lu Chang, Baihualing (1800 m) on 2014-02-11
1 at Blind 3, Baihualing (1980 m) on 2014-02-13
2 below Da Lu Chang, Baihualing (1800 m) on 2014-02-18

Beautiful Sibia
丽色奇鹛 (lìsè qíméi)
Heterophasia pulchella

6 each day at Jiujiezi, Baihualing (1990 m) on 2014-02-06 & 2014-02-07
1 at Blind 12, Baihualing (1840 m) on 2014-02-11
4 below Da Lu Chang, Baihualing (1800 m) on 2014-02-18
ca. 30 at Er Taipo, Baihualing (2230 m) on 2014-02-16, 2014-02-18, 2014-02-19, 2014-02-23, 2014-02-24, 2014-02-25, & 2014-03-01
4 above Huáng Zhú Hé, Baihualing (2400 m) on 2014-03-01

Long-tailed Sibia
长尾奇鹛 (chángwěi qíméi)
Heterophasia picaoides

1 at Rongshu Wang, Nabang (940 m) on 2014-01-25
2 at Blind 1, Baihualing (1690 m) on 2014-02-10
1 at Blind 12, Baihualing (1840 m) on 2014-02-11
4 below Da Lu Chang, Baihualing (1800 m) on 2014-02-18
1 near Blind 4, Baihualing (1590 m) on 2014-02-22

Passeriformes: Sylviidae

Golden-breasted Fulvetta
金胸雀鹛 (jīnxiōng quèméi)
Lioparus chrysotis

2 above Er Taipo, Baihualing (2300 m) on 2014-02-19

White-browed Fulvetta
白眉雀鹛 (báiméi quèméi)
Fulvetta vinipectus

2 above Yingke Shan, Baihualing (2850 m) on 2014-02-26
2 each day at Nanzhai Gongfang, Baihualing (3180 m) on 2014-02-28 & 2014-03-01

Brown-winged Parrotbill
褐翅鸦雀 (hèchì yāquè)
Sinosuthora brunnea

5 heard at Laifengshan, Tengchong (1910 m) on 2014-02-02
4-6 each day at Jiujiezi, Baihualing (1990 m) on 2014-02-06 & 2014-02-07

Fulvous Parrotbill
黄额鸦雀 (huáng’é yāquè)
Suthora fulvifrons

Flock of ca. 20 below Yingke Shan, Baihualing (2830 m) on 2014-02-26 & 2014-03-01

White-breasted Parrotbill
白胸鸦雀 (báixiōng yāquè)
Psittiparus ruficeps

3 at Rongshu Wang, Nabang (900 m) on 2014-01-24

Grey-headed Parrotbill
灰头鸦雀 (huītóu yāquè)
Psittiparus gularis

8 at Blind 6, Baihualing (1700 m) on 2014-02-09

Spot-breasted Parrotbill
点胸鸦雀 (diǎnxiōng yāquè)
Paradoxornis guttaticollis

1 at Blind 4, Baihualing (1570 m) on 2014-02-08

Passeriformes: Zosteropidae

Whiskered Yuhina
黄颈凤鹛 (huángjǐng fèngméi)
Yuhina flavicollis

8 at Rongshu Wang, Nabang (940 m) on 2014-01-25
7 at Laifengshan, Tengchong (1910 m) on 2014-02-01
6 at Laifengshan, Tengchong (1910 m) on 2014-02-02
15 at Blind 6, Baihualing (1700 m) on 2014-02-09
3 at Blind 1, Baihualing (1690 m) on 2014-02-10
3 at Blind 12, Baihualing (1840 m) on 2014-02-11
3 at Blind 10, Baihualing (1730 m) on 2014-02-12
3 at Blind 3, Baihualing (1980 m) on 2014-02-13
4 near Blind 4, Baihualing (1590 m)
ca. 20 each day at Er Taipo, Baihualing (2230 m) on 2014-02-16, 2014-02-18, 2014-02-19, 2014-02-23, 2014-02-24, 2014-02-25, & 2014-03-01
2 at Blind 10, Baihualing (1730 m) on 2014-02-20

Stripe-throated Yuhina
纹喉凤鹛 (wénhóu fèngméi)
Yuhina gularis

ca. 10 each day at Jiujiezi, Baihualing (1990 m) on 2014-02-06 & 2014-02-07
10 at Blind 6, Baihualing (1700 m) on 2014-02-09
5 at Blind 1, Baihualing (1690 m) on 2014-02-10
4 at Blind 12, Baihualing (1840 m) on 2014-02-11
5 at Blind 3, Baihualing (1980 m) on 2014-02-13
ca. 20 each day at Er Taipo, Baihualing (2230 m) on 2014-02-16, 2014-02-18, 2014-02-19, 2014-02-23, 2014-02-24, 2014-02-25, & 2014-03-01
4 near Blind 4, Baihualing (1590 m) on 2014-02-22
5 on Tengchong side of Chá-Mǎ Gǔdào, Baihualing (2750 m and 2890 m) on 2014-02-28
2 below Nanzhai Gongfang (3000 m) on 2014-03-01

Rufous-vented Yuhina
棕肛凤鹛 (zōngāng fèngméi)
Yuhina occipitalis

6 each day at Laifengshan, Tengchong (1910 m) on 2014-02-02 and 2014-02-03
8 near parking lot above Blind 4 at Baihualing (1610 m) on 2014-02-06
12 at Jiujiezi, Baihualing (1990 m) on 2014-02-07
4 at Blind 3, Baihualing (1980 m) on 2014-02-13
ca. 30 each day at Er Taipo, Baihualing (2230 m) on 2014-02-16, 2014-02-18, 2014-02-19, 2014-02-23, 2014-02-24, 2014-02-25, & 2014-03-01

white-eye sp.
Zosterops japonicus or Z. palpebrosus

ca. 10 each day at Laifengshan, Tengchong (1700 m) on 2014-02-01, 2014-02-02 & 2014-02-03
4-7 each day at Jiujiezi, Baihualing (1990 m) on 2014-02-06 & 2014-02-07
2 at Blind 12, Baihualing (1840 m) on 2014-02-11

Passeriformes: Sittidae

Chestnut-vented Nuthatch
栗臀䴓 (lìtún shī)
Sitta nagaensis

4 at Laifengshan, Tengchong (1730 m) on 2014-02-02
2 at Jiujiezi, Baihualing (1990 m) on 2014-02-06 & 2014-02-07
2 at parking lot above Blind 4 at Baihualing (1610 m) on 2014-02-08
2 at Blind 6, Baihualing (1700 m) on 2014-02-09
2 at Blind 1, Baihualing (1690 m) on 2014-02-10
2 at Dà Fēng Bāo, Baihualing (2400 m) on 2014-02-19
2 near Blind 4, Baihualing (1570 m) on 2014-02-22

White-tailed Nuthatch
白尾䴓 (báiwěi shī)
Sitta himalayensis

Bird photographed on 2014-03-01 above Huáng Zhú Hé, Baihualing (2400 m) was prob. this species (uniform [unscalloped] orange-cinammon undertail coverts, in contradistinction to mainly white, orange-scalloped undertail coverts of chestnut-bellied nuthatch)

Velvet-fronted Nuthatch
绒额䴓 (róng’é shī)
Sitta frontalis

2 each day at Rongshu Wang, Nabang (940 m) on 2014-01-24 & 2014-01-25

Passeriformes: Certhiidae

Hume’s Treecreeper
休氏旋木雀 (xiūshì xuánmùquè)
Certhia manipurensis

1 near Blind 4, Baihualing (1540 m) on 2014-02-14
2 each day at Dà Fēng Bāo, Baihualing (2400 m) on 2014-02-23 & 2014-03-01
1 heard at Er Taipo, Baihualing (2230 m) on 2014-02-24

Passeriformes: Sturnidae

Collared Myna
白领八哥 (báilǐng bāgē)
Acridotheres albocinctus

1 in Mengnai River Valley, Nabang (220 m) on 2014-01-28

Common Myna
家八哥 (jiā bāgē)
Acridotheres tristis

2 in Nabang (220 m) on 2014-01-28

Vinous-breasted Starling
红嘴椋鸟 (hóngzuǐ liángniǎo)
Acridotheres burmannicus

2 in Mengnai River Valley, Nabang (220 m) on 2014-01-28

Pied Myna
斑椋鸟 (bān liángniǎo)
Gracupica contra

2 in Mengnai River Valley, Nabang (220 m) on 2014-01-28

Passeriformes: Turdidae

Himalayan Thrush
光背地鸫 (guāngbèi dìdōng)
Zoothera salimalii

1 below Da Lu Chang, Baihualing (1850 m) on 2014-02-04, 2014-02-05, 2014-02-06, & 2014-02-07

Long-tailed Thrush
长尾地鸫 (chángwěi dìdōng)
Zoothera dixoni

1 near Da Lu Chang, Baihualing (1850 m) on 2014-02-06
1 at Jiujiezi, Baihualing (1990 m) on 2014-02-06 & 2014-02-07
2 at Blind 12, Baihualing (1840 m) on 2014-02-11
2 each day at Blind 10, Baihualing (1730 m) on 2014-02-12 & 2014-02-20
1 at Blind 3, Baihualing (1980 m) on 2014-02-13
1 near hot spring below Blind 4, Baihualing (1470 m) on 2014-02-14
1 at Dà Fēng Bāo, Baihualing (2400 m) on 2014-02-25

Scaly Thrush
虎斑地鸫 (hǔbān dìdōng)
Zoothera dauma

1 at Laifengshan, Tengchong (1750 m) on 2014-02-01
1 at Laifengshan, Tengchong (1660 m) on 2014-02-03
1 at Blind 3, Baihualing (1980 m) on 2014-02-13

Black-breasted Thrush
黑胸鸫 (hēixiōng dōng)
Turdus dissimilis

2 at Laifengshan, Tengchong (1660 m) on 2014-01-16
ca. 10 each day at Laifengshan, Tengchong (1750 m) on 2014-02-01 & 2014-02-02

Chestnut Thrush
灰头鸫 (huītóu dōng)
Turdus rubrocanus

1 at Laifengshan, Tengchong (1750 m) on 2014-02-01 & 2014-02-02
1 at Laifengshan, Tengchong (1660 m) on 2014-02-03

Passeriformes: Muscicapidae

Gould’s Shortwing
栗背短翅鸫 (lìbèi duǎnchìdōng)
Heteroxenicus stellatus

1 near Da Lu Chang, Baihualing (2150 m) on 2014-02-05
1 heard near Da Lu Chang, Baihualing (2100 m) on 2014-02-05
1 near Da Lu Chang, Baihualing (2100 m) on 2014-02-06
1 near Da Lu Chang, Baihualing (2050 m) on 2014-02-07
1 above Er Taipo, Baihualing (2340 m) on 2014-02-19

Himalayan Bluetail
蓝眉林鸲 (lánméi línqú)
Tarsiger rufilatus

1 at Laifengshan, Tengchong (1660 m) on 2014-01-16
1 at Rongshu Wang, Nabang (930 m) on 2014-01-24
1 at Rongshu Wang, Nabang (940 m) on 2014-01-26
2 at Laifengshan, Tengchong (1700 m) on 2014-02-02
3 near Da Lu Chang, Baihualing (1850 m) on 2014-02-04
10 between Da Lu Chang and Jīnchǎng Hé, Baihualing (1850-2350 m) on 2014-02-05
1 at Jiujiezi, Baihualing (1990 m) on 2014-02-06 & 2014-02-07
1 at Blind 4, Baihualing (1570 m) on 2014-02-08
2 at Blind 6, Baihualing (1700 m) on 2014-02-09
3 at Blind 1, Baihualing (1690 m) on 2014-02-10
1 at Blind 12, Baihualing (1840 m) on 2014-02-11
2 each day at Blind 10, Baihualing (1730 m) on 2014-02-12 & 2014-02-20
2 at Blind 3, Baihualing (1980 m) on 2014-02-13
1 near hot spring below Blind 4, Baihualing (1470 m) on 2014-02-14
1 at Er Taipo, Baihualing (2230 m) on 2014-02-16
1 between Dà Fēng Bāo and Huáng Zhú Hé, Baihualing (2420 m) on 2014-02-21
1 below Yingke Shan, Baihualing (2830 m) on 2014-02-26
1 at Nanzhai Gongfang, Baihualing (3180 m) on 2014-02-28
1 above Huáng Zhú Hé, Baihualing (2440 m) on 2014-03-01

Golden Bush Robin
金色林鸲 (jīnsè línqú)
Tarsiger chrysaeus

1 at Blind 6, Baihualing (1700 m) on 2014-02-09

Oriental Magpie-Robin
鹊鸲 (quèqú)
Copsychus saularis

1 at Laifengshan, Tengchong (1660 m) on 2014-01-16
2 each day in Nabang (230 m) on 2014-01-17 & 2014-01-21
2-3 each day in Mengnai River Valley, Nabang (220 m) on 2014-01-22, 2014-01-23, 2014-01-27, 2014-01-28, & 2014-01-29
1 on S318 between Nabang and Yingjiang (1400 m) on 2014-01-31
1 in Tengchong (1600 m) on 2014-02-04
1 at parking lot above Blind 4 at Baihualing (1610 m) on 2014-02-14
1 at farm below Baihualing (1400 m) on 2014-02-18

White-rumped Shama
白腰鹊鸲 (báiyāo quèqú)
Copsychus malabaricus

1 on Nabang-Xima Trail, Nabang (670 m) on 2014-01-20

Daurian Redstart
北红尾鸲 (běi hóngwěiqú)
Phoenicurus auroreus

2 at Laifengshan, Tengchong (1660 m) on 2014-02-03
1 at Jiujiezi, Baihualing (1990 m) on 2014-02-06
1 along road below Baihualing (1400 m) on 2014-03-01

Blue-fronted Redstart
蓝额红尾鸲 (lán’é hóngwěiqú)
Phoenicurus frontalis

2 at Laifengshan, Tengchong (1660 m) on 2014-01-16
2 at Laifengshan, Tengchong (1910 m) on 2014-02-01
2 at Laifengshan, Tengchong (1700 m) on 2014-02-02
3 at Laifengshan, Tengchong (1660 m) on 2014-02-03
1 at Jiujiezi, Baihualing (1990 m) on 2014-02-06, 2014-02-07, & 2014-03-01

Plumbeous Water Redstart
红尾水鸲 (hóngwěi shuǐqú)
Phoenicurus fuliginosus

1 on Nabang Creek, Nabang (400 m) on 2014-01-17, 2014-01-29, & 2014-01-30
2 in Nabang (230 m) on 2014-01-21
1 in Mengnai River Valley, Nabang (220 m) on 2014-01-22

White-capped Redstart
白顶溪鸲 (báidǐng xīqú)
Phoenicurus leucocephalus

1 in Mengnai River Valley, Nabang (220 m) on 2014-01-23 & 2014-01-27
1 near hot spring below Blind 4, Baihualing (1470 m) on 2014-02-14

Chestnut-bellied Rock Thrush
栗腹矶鸫 (lìfù jīdōng)
Monticola rufiventris

1 at Laifengshan, Tengchong (1750 m) on 2014-02-02
1 at Jiujiezi, Baihualing (1990 m) on 2014-02-06
2 each day at parking lot above Blind 4 at Baihualing (1610 m) on 2014-02-08 & 2014-02-19
2 at Blind 3, Baihualing (1980 m) on 2014-02-13
1 below Da Lu Chang, Baihualing (1800 m) on 2014-02-18 & 2014-02-21

White-tailed Robin
白尾蓝地鸲 (báiwěi lándìqú)
Myiomela leucura

1 on Nabang-Xima Trail, Nabang (500 m) on 2014-01-18 & 2014-01-19

Blue Whistling Thrush
紫啸鸫 (zǐxiàodōng)
Myophonus caeruleus eugenei

1 on Nabang-Xima Trail, Nabang (500 m) on 2014-01-18
1 in Mengnai River Valley, Nabang (220 m) on 2014-01-21, 2014-01-22, & 2014-01-23
1 at Rongshu Wang, Nabang (900 m) on 2014-01-24
1 at Jiujiezi, Baihualing (1990 m) on 2014-02-06
1 below Da Lu Chang, Baihualing (1800 m) on 2014-02-11
1 below Da Lu Chang, Baihualing (1850 m) on 2014-02-19 & 2014-02-23

Little Forktail
小燕尾 (xiǎo yànwěi)
Enicurus scouleri

Little Forktail, Nabang, Yunnan, China, 30 Jan. 2014. (Craig Brelsford)
Little Forktail, Nabang. (Craig Brelsford)

1 on Nabang Creek, Nabang (350 m) on 2014-01-21, 2014-01-29, & 2014-01-30
1 near hot spring below Blind 4, Baihualing (1470 m) on 2014-02-14

Black-backed Forktail
黑背燕尾 (hēibèi yànwěi)
Enicurus immaculatus

1 on Nabang Creek, Nabang (400 m) on 2014-01-17 & 2014-01-30
3 each day in Mengnai River Valley, Nabang (220 m) on 2014-01-22, 2014-01-23, & 2014-01-28

Slaty-backed Forktail
灰背燕尾 (huībèi yànwěi)
Enicurus schistaceus

Slaty-backed Forktail, Nabang. (Craig Brelsford)
Slaty-backed Forktail, Nabang. (Craig Brelsford)
Slaty-backed Forktail, Nabang. (Craig Brelsford)
Slaty-backed Forktail, Nabang. (Craig Brelsford)

2 each day on Nabang Creek, Nabang (400 m) on 2014-01-17, 2014-01-29, & 2014-01-30
2 on S318 between Nabang and Yingjiang (600 m) on 2014-01-31

White-crowned Forktail
白冠燕尾 (báiguān yànwěi)
Enicurus leschenaulti

White-crowned Forktail, Nabang, Yunnan, China, 30 Jan. 2014. (Craig Brelsford)
White-crowned Forktail, Nabang. (Craig Brelsford)

1 on Nabang Creek, Nabang (400 m) on 2014-01-17 & 2014-01-30

Spotted Forktail
斑背燕尾 (bānbèi yànwěi)
Enicurus maculatus

Spotted Forktail, Baihualing. (Craig Brelsford)
Spotted Forktail, Baihualing. (Craig Brelsford)

1 heard at clearing at Jīnchǎng Hé, Baihualing (2300 m) on 2014-02-05
2 near hot spring below Blind 4, Baihualing (1470 m) on 2014-02-14

Siberian Stonechat
黑喉石鵖 (hēihóu shíjí)
Saxicola maurus

3 in Nabang (230 m) on 2014-01-21
2-5 each day in Mengnai River Valley, Nabang (220 m) on 2014-01-23, 2014-01-27, 2014-01-28, & 2014-01-29
3 on S318 between Nabang and Yingjiang (500-1500 m) on 2014-01-31
1 at Laifengshan, Tengchong (1660 m) on 2014-02-03

Pied Bush Chat
白斑黑石鵖 (báibān hēishíjí)
Saxicola caprata

1 in Nabang (230 m) on 2014-01-20
1-2 each day in Mengnai River Valley, Nabang (220 m) on 2014-01-22, 2014-01-23, 2014-01-27, 2014-01-28, & 2014-01-29

Grey Bush Chat
灰林鵖 (huī línjí)
Saxicola ferreus

2 at Laifengshan, Tengchong (1800 m) on 2014-01-16
4 at Rongshu Wang, Nabang (800 m) on 2014-01-17
6 on S318 between Nabang and Yingjiang (500-1500 m) on 2014-01-31
2 each day at Jiujiezi, Baihualing (1990 m) on 2014-02-06 & 2014-02-07
3 each day near parking lot above Blind 4 at Baihualing (1610 m) on 2014-02-06 & 2014-02-08

Slaty-backed Flycatcher
锈胸蓝姬鹟 (xiùxiōng lánjīwēng)
Ficedula hodgsonii

1 on Nabang-Xima Trail, Nabang (450 m) on 2014-01-17

Rufous-gorgeted Flycatcher
橙胸姬鹟 (chéngxiōng jīwēng)
Ficedula strophiata

1 at Rongshu Wang, Nabang (940 m) on 2014-01-24, 2014-01-25, & 2014-01-26
1 on S318 between Nabang and Yingjiang (1370 m) on 2014-01-31
1 at Blind 4, Baihualing (1570 m) on 2014-02-08
1 at Blind 6, Baihualing (1700 m) on 2014-02-09
1 at Blind 1, Baihualing (1690 m) on 2014-02-10
2 at Blind 12, Baihualing (1840 m) on 2014-02-11
2 each day at Blind 10, Baihualing (1730 m) on 2014-02-12 & 2014-02-20

Little Pied Flycatcher
小斑姬鹟 (xiǎo bānjīwēng)
Ficedula westermanni

1 on Nabang-Xima Trail, Nabang (670 m) on 2014-01-20

Sapphire Flycatcher
玉头姬鹟 yùtóu jīwēng)
Ficedula sapphira

1 at Rongshu Wang, Nabang (940 m) on 2014-01-24

Hill Blue Flycatcher
山蓝仙鹟 (shān lánxiānwēng)
Cyornis banyumas

1 on Nabang-Xima Trail, Nabang (420 m) on 2014-01-30

White-tailed Flycatcher
白尾蓝仙鹟 (báiwěi lánxiānwēng)
Cyornis concretus

1 on Nabang-Xima Trail, Nabang (500 m) on 2014-01-18, 2014-01-19, & 2014-01-20

Rufous-bellied Niltava
棕腹仙鹟 (zōngfù xiānwēng)
Niltava sundara

1 at Rongshu Wang, Nabang (710 m) on 2014-01-25
1 at Blind 6, Baihualing (1700 m) on 2014-02-09
1 at Blind 1, Baihualing (1690 m) on 2014-02-10
1 at Blind 10, Baihualing (1730 m) on 2014-02-12

Large Niltava
大仙鹟 (dàxiānwēng)
Niltava grandis

1 at Laifengshan, Tengchong (1750 m) on 2014-01-16, 2014-02-01, & 2014-02-02
1 at Blind 4, Baihualing (1570 m) on 2014-02-08 & 2014-02-14
2 at Blind 6, Baihualing (1700 m) on 2014-02-09
3 at Blind 1, Baihualing (1690 m) on 2014-02-10
2 each day at Blind 10, Baihualing (1730 m) on 2014-02-12 & 2014-02-20
1 at Blind 3, Baihualing (1980 m) on 2014-02-13
1 above Er Taipo, Baihualing (2300 m) on 2014-02-23, 2014-02-24, & 2014-03-01

Small Niltava
小仙鹟 (xiǎo xiānwēng)
Niltava macgrigoriae

2 on Nabang-Xima Trail, Nabang (500 m) on 2014-01-17
1 at Blind 4, Baihualing (1570 m) on 2014-02-08

Passeriformes: Chloropseidae

Orange-bellied Leafbird
橙腹叶鹎 (chéngfù yèbēi)
Chloropsis hardwickii

2 on Nabang-Xima Trail, Nabang (530 m) on 2014-01-19
3 on Nabang-Xima Trail, Nabang (670 m) on 2014-01-20
2 each day at Rongshu Wang, Nabang (940 m) on 2014-01-24, 2014-01-25, & 2014-01-26
5 at Laifengshan, Tengchong (1660 m) on 2014-02-03
1 below clearing at Jīnchǎng Hé, Baihualing (2330 m) on 2014-02-05
1 at Blind 4, Baihualing (1570 m) on 2014-02-08
1 at Blind 6, Baihualing (1700 m) on 2014-02-09
1 near Blind 4, Baihualing (1590 m) on 2014-02-14
1 above Er Taipo, Baihualing (2300 m) on 2014-02-19

Passeriformes: Dicaeidae

Plain Flowerpecker
纯色啄花鸟 (chúnsè zhuóhuāniǎo)
Dicaeum minullum

1 at Jiujiezi, Baihualing (1990 m) on 2014-02-07

Fire-breasted Flowerpecker
红胸啄花鸟 (hóngxiōng zhuóhuāniǎo)
Dicaeum ignipectus

1 at Rongshu Wang, Nabang (780 m) on 2014-01-25

Passeriformes: Nectariniidae

Purple Sunbird
紫色花蜜鸟 (zǐsè huāmìniǎo)
Cinnyris asiaticus

1 in Mengnai River Valley, Nabang (240 m) on 2014-01-22

Mrs. Gould’s Sunbird
蓝喉太阳鸟 (lánhóu tàiyángniǎo)
Aethopyga gouldiae

2-3 each day at Rongshu Wang, Nabang (940 m) on 2014-01-24 & 2014-01-25
3 each day at Jiujiezi, Baihualing (1990 m) on 2014-02-06 & 2014-02-07
1 near Blind 3, Baihualing (1980 m) on 2014-02-13

Green-tailed Sunbird
绿喉太阳鸟 (lǜhóu tàiyángniǎo)
Aethopyga nipalensis

3 below Jīnchǎng Hé, Baihualing (2330 m) on 2014-02-05
2 at Jiujiezi, Baihualing (1990 m) on 2014-02-06
1 at Blind 10, Baihualing (1730 m) on 2014-02-12
2-5 each day at Er Taipo, Baihualing (2230 m) on 2014-02-16, 2014-02-18, 2014-02-19, 2014-02-23, 2014-02-24, 2014-02-25, & 2014-03-01
1 at Lǎn Bǎndèng, Baihualing (2990 m) on 2014-02-26 & 2014-03-01
7 on Tengchong side of Chá-Mǎ Gǔdào, Baihualing (2750-2890 m) on 2014-02-28

Black-throated Sunbird
黑胸太阳鸟 (hēixiōng tàiyángniǎo)
Aethopyga saturata

2 at Rongshu Wang, Nabang (940 m) on 2014-01-25
2 at Jiujiezi, Baihualing (1990 m) on 2014-02-06
2 at Blind 10, Baihualing (1730 m) on 2014-02-12

Fire-tailed Sunbird
火尾太阳鸟 (huǒwěi tàiyángniǎo)
Aethopyga ignicauda

3 each day at Jiujiezi, Baihualing (1990 m) on 2014-02-06 & 2014-02-07
1 at Dà Fēng Bāo, Baihualing (2400 m) on 2014-02-23

Little Spiderhunter
长嘴捕蛛鸟 (chángzuǐ bǔzhūniǎo)
Arachnothera longirostra

1 on Nabang-Xima Trail, Nabang (500 m) on 2014-01-18
1 heard on Nabang-Xima Trail, Nabang (430 m) on 2014-01-21

Streaked Spiderhunter
纹背捕蛛鸟 (wénbèi bǔzhūniǎo)
Arachnothera magna

3-6 each day on Nabang-Xima Trail, Nabang (500 m) on 2014-01-17, 2014-01-18, & 2014-01-19
2-3 each day at Rongshu Wang, Nabang (940 m) on 2014-01-24, 2014-01-25, & 2014-01-26
1 near Blind 4, Baihualing (1590 m) on 2014-02-22

Passeriformes: Passeridae

Eurasian Tree Sparrow
树麻雀 (shù máquè)
Passer montanus

Many noted in Nabang and Tengchong and in nearby villages; none noted at Baihualing

Passeriformes: Estrildidae

White-rumped Munia
白腰文鸟 (báiyāo wénniǎo)
Lonchura striata

3 in Mengnai River Valley, Nabang (220 m) on 2014-01-23
4 along road below Baihualing (860 m) on 2014-02-23

Scaly-breasted Munia
斑文鸟 (bān wénniǎo)
Lonchura punctulata

Flock of 9 in Mengnai River Valley, Nabang (240 m) on 2014-01-29

Passeriformes: Prunellidae

Maroon-backed Accentor
栗背岩鹨 (lìbèi yánliù)
Prunella immaculata

Maroon-backed Accentor was one of dozens of Himalayan species we found at Baihualing in the Gaoligong Mountains.

Maroon-backed Accentor, Baihualing, 13 Feb. 2014. (Craig Brelsford)
Maroon-backed Accentor, Baihualing, 13 Feb. 2014. (Craig Brelsford)

2 near Da Lu Chang, Baihualing (2150 m) on 2014-02-05
3 at Blind 3, Baihualing (1980 m) on 2014-02-13

Passeriformes: Motacillidae

Citrine Wagtail
黄头鹡鸰 (huángtóu jílíng)
Motacilla citreola

1 in Mengnai River Valley, Nabang (220 m) on 2014-01-22, 2014-01-23, 2014-01-28, & 2014-01-29

Grey Wagtail
灰鹡鸰 (huī jílíng)
Motacilla cinerea

2 in Nabang (230 m) on 2014-01-21
1 at Rongshu Wang, Nabang (700 m) on 2014-01-25
1 on Nabang Creek, Nabang (400 m) on 2014-01-30

White Wagtail
白鹡鸰 (bái jílíng)
Motacilla alba

1 female leucopsis (or baicalensis) and 1 ocularis in Nabang (230 m) on 2014-01-17
2-3 each day in Mengnai River Valley, Nabang (220 m) on 2014-01-23, 2014-01-28, & 2014-01-29
8 on S318 between Nabang and Yingjiang (500-1500 m) on 2014-01-31
2 at Laifengshan, Tengchong (1700 m) on 2014-02-02
2 in Tengchong (1600 m) on 2014-02-04
2 along road below Baihualing (1300 m) on 2014-02-05
3 along Salween River on 2014-03-01

Olive-backed Pipit
树鹨 (shù liù)
Anthus hodgsoni

1 in Nabang (230 m) on 2014-01-17 & 2014-01-22
2 in Mengnai River Valley, Nabang (220 m) on 2014-01-23
1 at Rongshu Wang, Nabang (750 m) on 2014-01-25
3 at Laifengshan, Tengchong (1700 m) on 2014-02-02
3 at Laifengshan, Tengchong (1660 m) on 2014-02-03
3-6 each day at Jiujiezi, Baihualing (1990 m) on 2014-02-06, 2014-02-07, & 2014-03-01
1 along road below Baihualing (1400 m) on 2014-03-01
1 in Tengchong (1600 m) on 2014-03-02

Passeriformes: Fringillidae

Brambling
燕雀 (yànquè)
Fringilla montifringilla

1 at Laifengshan, Tengchong (1660 m) on 2014-02-03

Scarlet Finch
血雀 (xuě què)
Carpodacus sipahi

6 at Blind 4, Baihualing (1570 m) on 2014-02-08
1 heard near Blind 4, Baihualing (1590 m) on 2014-02-14

Vinaceous Rosefinch
酒红朱雀 (jiǔhóng zhūquè)
Carpodacus vinaceus

2 at Jiujiezi, Baihualing (1990 m) on 2014-02-07
2 at Blind 1, Baihualing (1690 m) on 2014-02-10
1 at Blind 10, Baihualing (1730 m) on 2014-02-12
1 at Er Taipo, Baihualing (2230 m) on 2014-02-16

Red Crossbill
红交嘴雀 (hóng jiāozuǐquè)
Loxia curvirostra

Flock of ca. 20 at Yingke Shan, Baihualing (2840 m) on 2014-02-26

Passeriformes: Emberizidae

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

1 at Blind 3, Baihualing (1980 m) on 2014-02-13

Little Bunting
小鹀 (xiǎo wū)
Emberiza pusilla

ca. 15 at Laifengshan, Tengchong (1660 m) on 2014-02-03
8 near parking lot above Blind 4 at Baihualing (1610 m) on 2014-02-06
6-8 each day along road above Baihualing (1500 m) on 2014-02-11 & 2014-02-13

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

3 each day near parking lot above Blind 4 at Baihualing (1610 m) on 2014-02-05 & 2014-02-06
3 along road above Baihualing (1500 m) on 2014-02-13

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

3 each day in Mengnai River Valley, Nabang (220 m) on 2014-01-23, 2014-01-28, & 2014-01-29

MAMMALS

Black Giant Squirrel
巨松鼠 (jù sōngshǔ)
Ratufa bicolor

1 below Jīnchǎng Hé, Baihualing (2300 m) on 2014-02-05
1 above Er Taipo, Baihualing (2300 m) on 2014-03-01

Northern Tree Shrew
北树鼩 (běi shùqú)
Tupaia belangeri

Found in many wooded areas

PLACE NAMES

Bǎihuālǐng (百花岭): “Hundred Flower Ridge”; area in Gāolígòngshān National Park, in the southern part of the Gāolígòng Mountains

Chá-Mǎ Gǔdào (茶马古道): “Ancient Tea-Horse Road”; also known as the Southern Silk Road; dates from 6th century; portions of it are still in use at Bǎihuālǐng

Dà Fēng Bāo (大峰包): point on the Chá-Mǎ Gǔdào; elev.: 2400 m

Dà Lù Chǎng (大陆场): point on the main unpaved road at Bǎihuālǐng; an abandoned house is there; elev.: 2040 m

Èr Táipō (二台坡): point on the Chá-Mǎ Gǔdào; elev.: 2230 m

Gāolígòng Mountains: mountain range in western Yunnan running north-south approximately 500 km and dividing the Salween and Irrawaddy River basins

Gāolígòngshān (高黎贡山): see Gāolígòng Mountains

Huáng Zhú Hé (黄竹河): “Yellow Bamboo Creek”; creek that intersects the Chá-Mǎ Gǔdào at Bǎihuālǐng; elev.: 2400 m

Jīnchǎng Hé (金厂河): major stream at Bǎihuālǐng; elev.: 2300 m

Jiùjiēzi (旧街子): point on the Chá-Mǎ Gǔdào; elev.: 1990 m

Láifèngshān (来凤山): large forest park in Téngchōng

Lǎn Bǎndèng (懒板凳): point on the Chá-Mǎ Gǔdào; elev.: 2990 m

Mèngnǎi River (勐乃河): river rising in China and forming part of border between China and Burma

Nàbāng (那邦): town on China-Burma border

Nàbāng Creek (那邦河): stream forming part of border between China and Burma; Craig named it “All Forktail Creek” because he and Elaine found four of China’s five species of forktail there and the fifth, spotted forktail, could occur there; Nàbāng Creek is one of the few streams in China on which all of China’s species of forktail may be found

Nàbāng-Xīmǎ Trail (那邦-昔马路): ca. 30 km long, linking the two towns for which it is named

Nánzhāi Gōngfáng (南斋公房): building near pass on Chá-Mǎ Gǔdào, Bǎihuālǐng: elev. of pass: 3180 m; elev. of building: 3160 m

Róngshù Wáng (榕树王): nature preserve in the mountains above Nàbāng, named after the massive banyan tree found there

Téngchōng (腾冲): city in western Yunnan, near the Gāolígòng Mountains

Yíngjiāng (盈江): city in western Yunnan, between Téngchōng and Nàbāng

Yíngkè Shān (迎客杉): point on the Chá-Mǎ Gǔdào, named after a tall Chinese fir tree; elev.: 2840 m

Zhànkēng (战坑): short for Kàng-Rì Zhànzhēng Yíjì Zhànkēng (抗日战争遗迹-战坑; “Memorial Bomb Crater from the War of Resistance Against Japan”); point on the Chá-Mǎ Gǔdào; elev.: 2430 m

BIBLIOGRAPHY

Grimmett, R., Inskipp, C. & Inskipp, T. 2011. Birds of the Indian Subcontinent. Christopher Helm, London. Consulted at home in Shanghai.

Harrap, S. & Quinn, D. 1995. Chickadees, Tits, Nuthatches, & Treecreepers. Princeton University Press, USA. This excellent book, though old, remains Craig’s first reference for all questions related to the families Certhiidae, Paridae, and Sittidae.

Kennerley, Peter & Pearson, David. 2010. Reed and Bush Warblers. Illustrated by Brian Small. Christopher Helm, London. This excellent work helped Craig determine that the bush warbler he saw on 2014-02-20 was a brown-flanked bush warbler.

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

Oriental Bird Club. Oriental Bird Images. orientalbirdimages.org

Robson, C. 2005. Birds of Southeast Asia. Princeton University Press, Princeton, USA. Our first reference in western Yunnan.

Smith, Andrew T. and Yan Xie, eds. Mammals of China. Princeton University Press, Princeton, USA. Our first reference for mammals in China.

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

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Featured image: Slender-billed Scimitar Babbler, Baihualing, Yunnan, 12 Feb. 2014. (Craig Brelsford)