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

Birds of Western Yunnan, Part 4 (Sylviidae through Emberizidae)

Birds of Western Yunnan contains four parts. This is Part 4: Passerines (Sylviidae through Emberizidae).

Part 1: Non-passerines
Part 2: Passerines (Vangidae through Phylloscopidae)
Part 3: Passerines (Locustellidae through Leiothrichidae)
Part 4: Passerines (Sylviidae through Emberizidae)

On these pages, I offer you an illustrated list of the interesting birds that I have recorded in Western Yunnan. — Craig Brelsford

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

Himalayan Thrush Zoothera salimalii

Himalayan Thrush
Himalayan Thrush Zoothera salimalii, Baihualing, Gaoligong Mountains, Yunnan, China. Elev. 1540 m (5,060 ft.). Photographed at 25.304855, 98.787628. 6 Feb. 2014. (Craig Brelsford)

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

Long-tailed Thrush Zoothera dixoni

Long-tailed Thrush
Long-tailed Thrush Zoothera dixoni, Baihualing, Gaoligong Mountains, Yunnan, China. Elev. 1710 m (5,620 ft.). 12 Feb. 2014. (Craig Brelsford)

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

Dark-sided Thrush Zoothera marginata

Dark-sided Thrush
Dark-sided Thrush Zoothera marginata, Gaoligong Mountains, Yunnan, China, 22 Feb. 2010. (Craig Brelsford)

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 Myiomela leucura

White-tailed Robin
White-tailed Robin Myiomela leucura, male, Nabang, Yunnan, China. Elev. 510 m (1,660 ft.). 18 Jan. 2014. (Craig Brelsford)

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

Rufous-gorgeted Flycatcher
Rufous-gorgeted Flycatcher Ficedula strophiata, Baihualing, Gaoligong Mountains, Yunnan, China. Elev. 1700 m (5,590 ft.). 9 Feb. 2014. (Craig Brelsford)

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 Niltava grandis

Large Niltava
Large Niltava Niltava grandis, Baihualing, Gaoligong Mountains, Yunnan, China. Elev. 1570 m (5,150 ft.). 8 Feb. 2014. (Craig Brelsford)

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 Niltava macgrigoriae

Small Niltava
Small Niltava Niltava macgrigoriae, male, Nabang, Yunnan, China. Elev. 500 m (1,640 ft.). 17 Jan. 2014. (Craig Brelsford)

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

Tristram's Bunting
Tristram’s Bunting, Gaoligong Mountains (Baihualing), Yunnan, China. Elev.: 1990 m (6,540 ft.). (Craig Brelsford)

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

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