• Birding Tiaozini again - sponsored by the local government

    1 month ago - By 10,000 Birds

    While Mike and Corey - fitting for being real celebrities in birding cycles - get invited to far-flung places such as Uganda, minor local birders sometimes at least get invited to places nearby. In my case, this meant going to Tiaozini (a coastal place about three hours north of Shanghai) on the invitation of the local government there.
    I had been there a few times before - and while the government people tried to put me into a better hotel than the one I usually use there, I ended up in exactly the same place as before. Turned out the superior hotel did not take foreigners, for whatever...
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