• Birding around Chaka, Qinghai, China

    8 monthes ago - By 10,000 Birds

    Chaka is a small town, with just about 2000 people. The main attraction here is a large salt lake at an altitude of more than 3000 meters that is claimed to attract 3 million visitors every year - and thus exactly the kind of place I try to avoid in my travels. Fortunately, I share this preference with birds, which we found away from the lake, mostly in some semi-desert areas.
    Such as this Daurian Partridge .
    The HBW delights with exciting information on systematics history:
    “Specific name sometimes erroneously spelt P. dauuricae ; latter spelling was in genitive case due to the wording of...
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