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China: Yunnan Province

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Cumulative Bird List

with Paul Holt

Column A: Number of tours (out of 4) on which this species has been seen.
Column B: Total number of days that the species was recorded on the 2017 tour.
Column C: Maximum daily count for that particular species on the 2017 tour.
Column D: H = Heard only; (H) = Heard more than seen

This list has taxonomic notes.

A B C D
1 Chinese Francolin Francolinus pintadeanus
4 Hill Partridge 3 2 H Arborophila torqueola
3 Rufous-throated Partridge 5 5 (H) Arborophila rufogularis
1 White-cheeked Partridge NT Arborophila atrogularis
2 Red Junglefowl 1 1 H Gallus gallus
1 Mrs Hume's Pheasant VU 1 5 Syrmaticus humiae
1 Common Pheasant Phasianus colchicus
4 Lady Amherst's Pheasant 1 3 (H) Chrysolophus amherstiae
2 Grey Peacock-pheasant 2 14 (H) Polyplectron bicalcaratum
1 Lesser Whistling Duck Dendrocygna javanica
1 Swan Goose Anser cygnoides
1 Tundra Bean Goose Anser s. serrirostris
3 Greylag Goose 1 3 Anser anser
1 Greater White-fronted Goose Anser a. albifrons
2 Bar-headed Goose 1 18 Anser indicus
1 Tundra or Whooper Swan Cygnus columbianus or C. cygnus
1 Common Shelduck Tadorna tadorna
4 Ruddy Shelduck 3 70 Tadorna ferruginea
4 Gadwall 3 1000 Anas strepera
1 Falcated Duck 1 2 Anas falcata
4 Eurasian Wigeon 2 2185 Anas penelope
4 Mallard 2 10 Anas platyrhynchos
2 Indian Spot-billed Duck 1 2 Anas poecilorhyncha
2 Eastern Spot-billed Duck 1 3 Anas zonorhyncha
4 Northern Shoveler 2 17 Anas clypeata
4 Northern Pintail 2 3 Anas acuta
2 Garganey 1 6 Anas querquedula
2 Baikal Teal 1 1 Anas formosa
4 Eurasian Teal 2 235 Anas crecca
1 Red-crested Pochard Netta rufina
4 Common Pochard 2 26 Aythya ferina
4 Ferruginous Duck NT 2 81 Aythya nyroca
1 Baer's Pochard 1 1 Aythya baeri
4 Tufted Duck 2 87 Aythya fuligula
4 Common Goldeneye 1 6 Bucephala clangula
2 Smew Mergellus albellus
3 Common Merganser 1 14 Mergus merganser
4 Little Grebe 3 640 Tachybaptus ruficollis
4 Great Crested Grebe 3 455 Podiceps cristatus
3 Black-necked Grebe 2 3 Podiceps nigricollis
1 Black Stork Ciconia nigra
1 Eurasian Spoonbill 1 1 Platalea leucorodia
1 Striated Heron Butorides striata
1 Yellow Bittern Ixobrychus sinensis
4 Chinese Pond Heron 5 6 Ardeola bacchus
4 Eastern Cattle Egret 3 60 Bubulcus [ibis] coromandus
4 Grey Heron 1 7 Ardea cinerea
2 Great Egret 2 7 Ardea alba
3 Intermediate Egret Egretta intermedia
4 Little Egret 5 20 Egretta garzetta
4 Little Cormorant 1 1 Microcarbo niger
4 Great Cormorant 4 45 Phalacrocorax carbo
4 Crested Honey-buzzard 3 2 Pernis ptilorhyncus
4 Black-winged Kite 3 2 Elanus caeruleus
1 Black Kite Milvus migrans lineatus
4 Crested Serpent Eagle 3 2 Spilornis cheela
4 Hen Harrier 2 2 Circus cyaneus
3 Crested Goshawk 3 3 Accipiter trivirgatus
1 Besra Accipiter virgatus
3 Eurasian Sparrowhawk 2 1 Accipiter nisus
4 accipiter sp. 4 2 accipiter sp.
4 Himalayan Buzzard 2 3 Buteo burmanicus
1 Upland Buzzard Buteo hemilasius
2 Eastern Buzzard 3 3 Buteo japonicus
1 Rufous-bellied Hawk-Eagle Lophotriorchis kienerii
3 Black Eagle 4 1 Ictinaetus malayensis
1 Bonelli's Eagle Aquila fasciata
4 Mountain Hawk Eagle 1 5 Nisaetus nipalensis
2 Collared Falconet 2 4 Microhierax caerulescens
4 Common Kestrel 4 2 Falco tinnunculus
1 Merlin Falco columbarius
3 Peregrine Falcon Falco peregrinus
1 Great Bustard Otis tarda
1 White-breasted Waterhen Amaurornis phoenicurus
3 Grey-headed Swamphen 1 35 Porphyrio poliocephalus
4 Common Moorhen 3 40 Gallinula chloropus
4 Eurasian Coot 3 15000 Fulica atra
1 White-naped Crane Grus vipio
3 Common Crane 1 7 Grus grus
2 Northern Lapwing Vanellus vanellus
1 River Lapwing Vanellus duvaucelii
4 Grey-headed Lapwing 1 5 Vanellus cinereus
1 Long-biled Plover Charadrius placidus
4 Little Ringed Plover 3 10 Charadrius dubius
1 Kentish Plover 1 4 Charadrius alexandrinus
2 Pheasant-tailed Jacana 1 1 Hydrophasianus chirurgus
1 Eurasian Woodcock Scolopax rusticola
3 Common Snipe 3 8 Gallinago gallinago
3 Common Greenshank 2 2 Tringa nebularia
4 Green Sandpiper 2 2 Tringa ochropus
1 Wood Sandpiper 1 1 Tringa glareola
4 Common Sandpiper 4 4 Actitis hypoleucos
4 Temminck's Stint 1 8 Calidris temminckii
1 Dunlin Calidris alpina
2 Small Pratincole 1 20 Glareola lactea
4 Brown-headed Gull 2 80 Chroicocephalus brunnicephalus
3 Black-headed Gull 2 5 Chroicocephalus ridibundus
2 Pallas's Gull 1 12 Ichthyaetus ichthyaetus
3 Mew Gull 1 2 Larus canus
3 Mongolian Gull 1 2 Larus mongolicus
2 River Tern 1 5 Sterna aurantia
4 Speckled Wood Pigeon 3 6 Columba hodgsonii
4 Oriental Turtle Dove 3 5 Streptopelia orientalis
2 Eurasian Collared Dove Streptopelia decaocto
4 Spotted Dove 6 15 Spilopelia chinensis
2 Barred Cuckoo Dove 1 1 Macropygia unchall
3 Emerald Dove 3 8 Chalcophaps indica
1 Thick-billed Green Pigeon Treron curvirostra
4 Pin-tailed Green Pigeon 2 1 Treron apicauda
1 Wedge-tailed Green Pigeon Treron sphenurus
2 Mountain Imperial Pigeon Ducula badia
1 Grey-headed Parakeet Psittacula finschii
1 Blosom-headed Parakeet Psittacula roseata
1 Red-breasted Parakeet Psittacula alexandri
3 Greater Coucal 1 1 H Centropus sinensis
1 Lesser Coucal Centropus bengalensis
3 Green-billed Malkoha 1 1 Phaenicophaeus tristis
4 Large Hawk-cuckoo 7 6 (H) Hierococcyx sparverioides
3 Banded Bay Cuckoo 4 3 Cacomantis sonneratii
2 Asian Koel 1 1 H Eudynamys scolopacea
4 Mountain Scops Owl 1 1 H Otus spilocephalus
1 Collared Scops Owl Otus lettia
1 Spot-bellied Eagle Owl Bubo nipalensis
3 Brown Wood Owl 2 2 (H) Strix leptogrammica
1 Himalayan Owl Strix nivicolum
4 Collared Owlet 8 4 (H) Glaucidium brodiei
4 Asian Barred Owlet 4 4 (H) Glaucidium cuculoides
2 Grey Nightjar Caprimulgus jotaka
1 Crested Treeswift 1 1 H Hemiprocne coronata
4 Himalayan Swiftlet 1 2 Aerodramus brevirostris
2 Silver-backed Needletail 1 1 Hirundapus cochinchinensis
4 Asian Palm Swift 1 5 Cypsiurus balasiensis
4 Cook's Swift 1 20 Apus pacificus
4 House Swift 4 30 Apus affinis
3 Red-headed Trogon 2 2 Harpactes erythrocephalus
2 Oriental Dollarbird 2 5 Eurystomus orientalis
4 White-throated Kingfisher 3 2 Halcyon smyrnensis
4 Common Kingfisher 3 4 Alcedo atthis
2 Pied Kingfisher Ceryle rudis
3 Blue-bearded Bee-eater 1 1 Nyctyornis athertoni
1 Green Bee-eater Merops orientalis
3 Chestnut-headed Bee-eater 2 15 Merops leschenaulti
4 Eurasian Hoopoe 2 3 Upupa epops
1 Oriental Pied Hornbill Anthracoceros albirostris
2 Great Hornbill NT 1 1 Buceros bicornis
3 Wreathed Hornbill 2 6 Rhyticeros undulatus
4 Great Barbet 9 12 (H) Megalaima virens
4 Golden-throated Barbet 4 20 (H) Megalaima franklinii
4 Blue-throated Barbet 8 23 (H) Megalaima asiatica
3 Blue-eared Barbet 2 6 (H) Megalaima australis
4 Coppersmith Barbet 1 2 Megalaima haemacephala
4 Speckled Piculet 3 6 (H) Picumnus innominatus
4 White-browed Piculet 1 2 H Sasia ochracea
4 Grey-capped Pygmy Woodpecker 4 4 Dendrocopos canicapillus
4 Stripe-breasted Woodpecker 1 1 Dendrocopos atratus
1 Crimson-breasted Woodpecker Dendrocopos cathpharius
4 Great Spotted Woodpecker 2 1 Dendrocopos major
2 Rufous Woodpecker Celeus brachyurus
3 Lesser Yellownape 1 1 Picus chlorolophus
4 Greater Yellownape 5 2 Picus flavinucha
4 Grey-headed Woodpecker 1 1 H Picus canus
3 Greater Flameback 1 1 H Chrysocolaptes lucidus
1 Pale-headed Woodpecker Gecinulus grantia
4 Bay Woodpecker 6 4 (H) Blythipicus pyrrhotis
1 Great Slaty Woodpecker Mulleripicus pulverulentus
3 Long-tailed Broadbill 1 2 H Psarisomus dalhousiae
4 Bar-winged Flycatcher-shrike 2 6 Hemipus picatus
4 Large Woodshrike 3 3 Tephrodornis virgatus
3 Ashy Woodswallow 4 7 Artamus fuscus
3 Common Iora 1 1 Aegithina tiphia
4 Black-winged Cuckooshrike 4 2 Coracina melaschistos
1 Rosy Minivet Pericrocotus roseus
4 Grey-chinned Minivet 2 6 Pericrocotus solaris
4 Long-tailed Minivet 2 15 Pericrocotus ethologus
3 Short-billed Minivet 3 5 Pericrocotus brevirostris
4 Scarlet Minivet 5 35 Pericrocotus flammeus
3 Brown Shrike 1 2 Lanius cristatus
4 Burmese Shrike 3 2 Lanius collurioides
4 Long-tailed Shrike 10 11 Lanius schach
1 " " " 9 11 " " tricolor
1 " " " " " schach
1 " " " 1 1 " " tricolor x schach
4 Grey-backed Shrike 5 2 Lanius tephronotus
1 Chinese Grey Shrike Lanius sphenocercus
4 White-bellied Erpornis 3 7 Erpornis zantholeuca
3 Black-headed Shrike Babbler Pteruthius rufiventer
4 Blyth's Shrike Babbler 5 14 (H) Pteruthius aerulatus
3 Green Shrike Babbler 1 1 H Pteruthius xanthochlorus
3 Black-eared Shrike Babbler 1 4 Pteruthius melanotis
1 Clicking Shrike Babbler Pteruthius intermedius
3 Slender-billed Oriole Oriolus tenuirostris
1 Black-hooded Oriole 1 1 Oriolus xanthornus
4 Maroon Oriole 7 12 (H) Oriolus traillii
3 Black Drongo 1 2 Dicrurus macrocercus
4 Ashy Drongo 8 12 Dicrurus leucophaeus
4 Bronzed Drongo 6 12 Dicrurus aeneus
2 Lesser Racket-tailed Drongo 1 1 Dicrurus remifer
3 Hair-crested Drongo 1 5 Dicrurus hottentottus
3 Greater Racket-tailed Drongo 1 1 H Dicrurus paradiseus
4 White-throated Fantail 6 6 Rhipidura albicollis
1 Black-naped Monarch Hypothymis azurea
3 Eurasian Jay Garrulus glandarius
3 Azure-winged Magpie 1 10 Cyanopica cyanus
2 Yellow-billed Blue Magpie Urocissa flavirostris
4 Red-billed Blue Magpie 4 11 Urocissa erythrorhyncha
3 Common Green Magpie 2 1 Cissa chinensis
4 Grey Treepie 3 4 (H) Dendrocitta formosae
4 Eurasian Magpie 1 4 Pica pica sericea
2 Spotted Nutcracker 1 1 Nucifraga caryocatactes
1 Rook Corvus frugilegus
2 Carrion Crow Corvus corone
4 Large-billed Crow 3 3 Corvus macrorhynchos
4 Eastern Jungle Crow 3 4 Corvus levaillantii
4 Yellow-bellied Fantail 3 7 Chelidorhynx hypoxantha
4 Grey-headed Canary Flycatcher 8 17 Culicicapa ceylonensis
2 Marsh Tit 1 2 Poecile palustris
4 Black-bibbed Tit 1 2 Poecile hypermeleanus
1 Coal Tit Periparus ater
2 Yellow-bellied Tit Periparus venustulus
4 Japanese Tit 3 3 Parus minor
1 Cinereous Tit Parus cinereus
4 Green-backed Tit 5 3 Parus monticolus
4 Yellow-cheeked Tit 8 8 Parus spilonotus
4 Yellow-browed Tit 1 1 Sylviparus modestus
2 Sultan Tit 1 2 H Melanochlora sultanea
3 Fire-capped Tit 1 7 Cephalopyrus flammiceps
2 Oriental Skylark 2 20 Alauda gulgula
1 Eurasian Skylark Alauda arvensis
4 Crested Finchbill 6 20 Spizixos canifrons
4 Striated Bulbul 4 15 Pycnonotus striatus
4 Black-crested Bulbul 3 8 Pycnonotus flaviventris
4 Red-whiskered Bulbul 4 60 Pycnonotus jocosus
4 Brown-breasted Bulbul 4 15 Pycnonotus xanthorrhous
2 Light-vented Bulbul 1 3 Pycnonotus sinensis
4 Red-vented Bulbul 11 50 Pycnonotus cafer
3 Sooty-headed Bulbul Pycnonotus aurigaster
4 Flavescent Bulbul 5 6 Pycnonotus flavescens
4 White-throated Bulbul 3 4 Alophoixus flaveolus
2 Grey-eyed Bulbul 2 5 Iole propinqua
4 Mountain Bulbul 5 15 Iole mcclellandii
4 Ashy Bulbul 1 5 Hemixos flavala
4 Black Bulbul 9 50 Hypsipetes leucocephalus
1 " " 9 15 " " concolor or ambiens
2 " " 3 20 " " leucocephalus
4 Grey-throated Martin 3 30 Riparia chinensis
4 Barn Swallow 12 400 Hirundo rustica
2 Wire-tailed Swallow Hirundo smithii
2 Eurasian Crag Martin 1 10 Ptyonoprogne rupestris
4 Asian House Martin 3 20 Delichon dasypus cashmeriense
1 Red-rumped Swallow 2 5 Cecropis daurica
4 Striated Swallow 3 10 Cercropsis striolata
3 Red-rumped or Striated Swallow Cecropis daurica or C. striolata
4 Chinese Wren-babbler 1 2 Pnoepyga mutica
3 Pygmy Wren Babbler 1 1 H Pnoepyga pusilla
4 Chinese or Pygmy Wren Babbler 2 1 H Pnoepyga mutica or P. pusilla
4 Yellow-bellied Warbler 3 5 Abroscopus superciliaris
1 Rufous-faced Warbler Abroscopus albogularis
3 Black-faced Warbler 1 2 Abroscopus schisticeps
4 Mountain Tailorbird 1 6 Phyllergates cuculatus
1 Manchurian Bush Warbler 1 1 H Horornis borealis
3 Brownish-flanked Bush Warbler Horornis fortipes
3 Grey-bellied Tesia 1 4 Tesia cyaniventer
4 Slaty-bellied Tesia 1 4 Tesia olivea
4 Chestnut-headed Tesia 3 3 (H) Cettia castaneocoronata
1 Pale-footed Bush Warbler Urosphena pallidipes
4 Black-throated Bushtit 2 7 Aegithalos concinnus
4 Black-browed Bushtit 2 15 Aegithalos bonvaloti
4 Dusky Warbler 4 3 Phylloscopus fuscatus
1 Alpine Leaf Warbler 1 3 Phylloscopus occisinensis
3 Buff-throated Warbler 2 5 Phylloscopus subaffinis
1 Yellow-streaked Warbler 1 1 Phylloscopus armandii
4 Buff-barred Warbler 8 30 Phylloscopus pulcher
4 Ashy-throated Warbler 2 2 Phylloscopus maculipennis
2 Chinese Leaf Warbler Phylloscopus yunnanensis
4 Pallas's Warbler 1 5 Phylloscopus proregulus
4 Sichuan Leaf Warbler 7 10 Phylloscopus forresti
4 Yellow-browed Warbler 5 30 (H) Phylloscopus inornatus
3 Hume's Leaf Warbler Phylloscopus humei
2 Greenish Warbler Phylloscopus trochiloides
1 Blyth's Leaf Warbler Phyloscopus reguloides
4 Davison's Leaf Warbler 6 30 Phylloscopus davisoni
3 Yellow-vented Warbler 1 1 Phylloscopus cantator
2 White-spectacled Warbler Seicercus affinis
1 Grey-crowned Warbler Seicercus tephrocephalus
4 Bianchi's Warbler 1 3 (H) Seicercus valentini
3 Martens's Warbler Seicercus omeiensis
2 Grey-crowned Warbler or Martens's S. tephrocephalus or S. omeiensis
2 Grey-cheeked Warbler Seicercus poliogenys
3 Clamorous Reed Warbler 2 1 Acrocephalus stentoreus
1 Blunt-winged Warbler Acrocephaus concinens
4 Chestnut-crowned Warbler 1 4 Seicercus castaniceps
1 Spotted Bush Warbler 1 2 H Locustella thoracica
2 Pallas's Grasshoper Warbler 1 2 H Locustella certhiola
4 Striated Grassbird 2 8 (H) Megalurus palustris
1 Striated Prinia 1 3 (H) Prinia crinigera
4 Hill Prinia 5 6 (H) Prinia superciliaris
4 Grey-breasted Prinia 2 10 Prinia hodgsonii
3 Yellow-bellied Prinia 1 1 Prinia flaviventris
4 Plain Prinia 5 6 Prinia inornata
4 Common Tailorbird 3 4 Orthotomus sutorius
4 Black-streaked Scimitar Babbler 3 6 (H) Pomatorhinus gravivox
4 Streak-breasted Scimitar Babbler 6 10 (H) Pomatorhinus ruficollis
4 Red-billed Scimitar Babbler 3 4 Pomatorhinus ochraceiceps
2 Coral-billed Scimitar Babbler Pomatorhinus ferruginosus
3 Slender-billed Scimitar Babbler Xiphirhynchus superciliaris
4 Grey-bellied Wren Babbler 2 1 Spelaeornis reptatus
4 Cachar Wedge-billed Babbler NT 1 6 Sphenocichla roberti
4 Grey-throated Babbler 4 4 Stachyris nigriceps
4 Rufous-capped Babbler 6 4 Stachyridopsis ruficeps
3 Golden Babbler 4 6 Stachyris chrysaea
4 Rufous-capped or Golden Babbler 2 3 Stachyridopsis ruficeps or S. chrysaea
4 Pin-striped Tit Babbler 2 4 Macronous gularis
1 Chestnut-capped Babbler Timalia pileata
2 Yellow-throated Fulvetta Alcippe cinerea
3 Rufous-winged Fulvetta 1 2 Alcippe castaneceps
4 Rusty-capped Fulvetta 4 4 Alcippe dubia
1 Brown-cheeked Fulvetta 2 8 Alcippe poioicephala
4 Yunnan Fulvetta 7 50 Alcippe fratercula
1 Nepal Fulvetta Alcippe nipalensis
4 Streaked Wren-Babbler 1 7 Napothera brevicaudata
4 White-hooded Babbler 1 10 Gampsorhynchus rufulus
4 Spot-throated Babbler 1 1 Pellorneum albiventre
4 Puff-throated Babbler 3 6 Pellorneum ruficeps
4 Chinese Babax 1 3 Babax lanceolatus
2 Chinese Hwamei Garrulax canorus
3 White-crested Laughingthrush 4 8 Garrulax leucolophus
4 White-speckled Laughingthrush VU 1 1 Garrulax bieti
3 Moustached Laughingthrush 1 1 Garrulax cineraceus
1 White-throated Laughingthrush Garrulax albogularis
2 Greater Necklaced Laughingthrush 1 25 Garrulax pectoralis
2 Necklaced Laughingthrush sp. Garrulax monileger or G. pectoralis
2 Black-throated Laughingthrush 1 2 Garrulax chinensis
3 Rufous-necked Laughingthrush Garrulax ruficollis
1 Grey-sided Laughingthrush Garrulax caerulatus
1 Plain Laughingthrush Garrulax davidi
4 White-browed Laughingthrush 4 8 Garrulax sannio
4 Blue-winged Laughingthrush 1 4 Trochalopteron squamatum
3 Scaly Laughingthrush 2 3 Trochalopteron subunicolor
3 Elliot's Laughingthrush 1 5 Trochalopteron elliotii
1 Black-faced Laughingthrush Trochalopteron affine
3 Assam Laughingthrush 3 4 Trochalopteron chrysopterum
4 Red-tailed Laughingthrush 5 7 Trochalopteron milnei
2 Himalayan Cutia Cutia nipalensis
4 Blue-winged Minla 6 20 Minla cyanouroptera
4 Bar-throated Minla 5 10 Minla strigula
4 Red-tailed Minla 2 6 Minla ignotincta
4 Scarlet-faced Liocichla 3 3 Liocichla ripponi
4 Rusty-fronted Barwing 5 15 Actinodura egertoni
4 Silver-eared Leiothrix 5 40 Leiothrix argentauris
3 Red-billed Leiothrix Leiothrix lutea
4 Rufous-backed Sibia 3 2 Heterophasia annectans
3 Grey Sibia 1 20 Heterophasia gracilis
4 Black-headed Sibia 6 10 Heterophasia melanoleuca
4 Beautiful Sibia 4 35 Heterophasia pulchella
4 Long-tailed Sibia 1 18 Heterophasia picaoides
1 Golden-breasted Fulvetta Lioparus chrysotis
4 Rufous-tailed Babbler 1 4 Moupinia poecilotis
3 White-browed Fulvetta 1 5 Fulvetta vinipectus
4 Spectacled Fulvetta 2 12 Fulvetta ruficapilla sordidior
3 Manipur Fulvetta 1 2 Fulvetta manipurensis
1 Yellow-eyed Babbler 1 2 Chrysomma sinense
1 Beijing Babbler Rhopophilus pekinensis
1 Vinous-throated Parrotbill Sinosuthora webbiana
4 Brown-winged Parrotbill 1 25 Sinosuthora brunnea
3 Pale-billed Parrotbill 2 3 Chleuasicus atrosuperciliaris
4 Rufous-headed Parrotbill 1 4 Psittiparus bakeri
1 Grey-headed Parrotbill Psittiparus gularis
4 Spot-breasted Parrotbill 2 2 Paradoxornis guttaticollis
4 Striated Yuhina 1 15 Yuhina castaniceps
4 Whiskered Yuhina 6 25 Yuhina flavicollis
1 Stripe-throated Yuhina Yuhina gularis
4 White-collared Yuhina 1 15 Yuhina diademata
4 Rufous-vented Yuhina 3 20 Yuhina occipitalis
4 Chestnut-flanked White-eye 1 2 Zosterops erythropleurus
4 Japanese White-eye 1 10 Zosterops japonicus
3 Oriental White-eye 3 60 Zosterops palpebrosus
4 White-eye sp. 2 20 Zosterops sp.
4 Goldcrest 2 5 Regulus regulus
2 Spotted Elachura 1 1 H Elachura formosus
1 Eurasian Wren 1 1 H Troglodytes troglodytes
4 Chestnut-vented Nuthatch 6 6 Sitta nagaensis
1 White-tailed Nuthatch Sitta himalayensis
4 Yunnan Nuthatch NT 1 1 Sitta yunnanensis
4 Velvet-fronted Nuthatch 2 10 Sitta frontalis
3 Bar-tailed Treecreeper Certhia himalayana
4 Hume's Treecreeper 3 10 Certhia manipurensis
1 Spot-winged Starling Saroglossa spiloptera
2 Common Hill Myna 2 5 Gracula religiosa
1 Crested Myna 3 25 Acridotheres cristatellus
3 Great Myna 1 3 Acridotheres grandis
4 Collared Myna 1 2 Acridotheres albocinctus
1 Common Myna Acridotheres tristis
1 Vinous-breasted Starling Sturnus burmannicus
2 White-cheeked Starling 1 4 Spodiopsar cineraceus
1 Black-collared Starling Gracupica nigricollis
3 Chestnut-tailed Starling 4 35 Sturnia malabarica
1 Common Starling Sturnus vulgaris
4 Blue Whistling Thrush 6 3 Myophonus caeruleus temminckii
3 Himalayan Thrush Zoothera salimalii
2 Long-tailed Thrush Zoothera dixoni
2 White's or Scaly Thrush Zoothera aurea or Z. dauma
1 Long-billed Thrush Zoothera monticola
4 Black-breasted Thrush 4 10 Turdus dissimilis
2 Grey-winged Blackbird Turdus boulboul
3 Chestnut Thrush 2 1 Turdus rubrocanus
4 Red-throated Thrush 2 5 Turdus ruficollis
2 Naumann's Thrush Turdus naumanni
2 Dusky Thrush 1 1 Turdus eunomus
1 Naumann's/Dusky Thrush intergrade Turdus naumanni/T. enumous intergrade
1 Chinese Thrush Turdus mupinensis
1 Gould's Shortwing Heteroxenicus stellata
1 Lesser Shortwing Brachypteryx stellata
1 White-browed Shortwing 1 3 Brachypteryx montana
2 Bluethroat 1 1 Luscinia svecica
3 Siberian Rubythroat 1 1 Luscinia calliope
3 Red-flanked Bluetail Tarsiger cyanurus
4 Himalayan Bluetail 4 6 Tarsiger rufilatus
4 Red-flanked or Himalayan Bluetail 4 3 Tarsiger cyanurus or T. rufilatus
3 Golden Bush Robin 3 3 Tarsiger chrysaeus
4 Oriental Magpie Robin 5 4 Copsychus saularis
3 White-rumped Shama 1 3 Copsychus malabaricus
4 Hodgson's Redstart 1 3 Phoenicurus hodgsoni
3 Daurian Redstart 3 1 Phoenicurus auroreus
4 Blue-fronted Redstart 4 6 Phoenicurus frontalis
4 Plumbeous Water Redstart 1 3 Rhyacornis fuliginosa
4 White-capped Redstart 1 2 Chaimarrornis leucocephalus
1 White-tailed Robin 1 3 Myiomela leucura
1 Black-backed Forktail 1 1 Enicurus immaculatus
4 Slaty-backed Forktail 1 6 Enicurus schistaceus
2 White-crowned Forktail Enicurus leschenaulti
2 Spotted Forktail Enicurus maculatus
2 Forktail sp. Enicurus sp.
4 Siberian Stonechat 7 12 Saxicola maurus
4 Pied Bush Chat 3 4 Saxicola caprata
4 Grey Bush Chat 5 5 Saxicola ferrea
4 Chestnut-bellied Rock Thrush 6 4 Monticola rufiventris
1 Slaty-backed Flycatcher Ficedula hodgsonii
4 Rufous-gorgeted Flycatcher 2 2 Ficedula strophiata
1 Taiga Flycatcher Ficedula albicilla
1 Snowy-browed Flycatcher 3 1 Ficedula hyperythra
4 Little Pied Flycatcher 3 4 Ficedula westermanni
2 Slaty-blue Flycatcher 2 1 Ficedula tricolor
2 Sapphire Flycatcher Ficedula sapphira
4 Verditer Flycatcher 4 4 Eumyias thalassinus
4 White-gorgeted Flycatcher 1 3 Anthipes monileger
4 Hill Blue Flycatcher 4 7 Cyornis banyumas
2 Chinese Blue Flycatcher 2 3 Cyornis glaucicomans
1 White-tailed Flycatcher 1 2 Cyornis concretus
2 Fujian Niltava 2 1 Niltava davidi
2 Rufous-bellied Niltava 1 1 Niltava sundara
4 Large Niltava 7 7 Niltava grandis
4 Small Niltava 2 4 Niltava macgrigoriae
2 Pygmy Flycatcher 1 1 Muscicapella hodgsoni
3 Golden-fronted Leafbird 3 15 Chloropsis aurifrons
4 Orange-bellied Leafbird 5 8 Chloropsis hardwickii
1 Yellow-vented Flowerpecker Dicaeum chrysorrheum
4 Plain Flowerpecker 1 2 Dicaeum minullum
4 Fire-breasted Flowerpecker 3 5 Dicaeum ignipectus
2 Flowerpecker sp. Dicaeum sp.
4 Mrs Gould's Sunbird 2 8 Aethopyga gouldiae
4 Green-tailed Sunbird 2 3 Aethopyga nipalensis
4 Black-throated Sunbird 3 6 Aethopyga saturata
4 Crimson Sunbird 2 4 Aethopyga siparaja
2 Fire-tailed Sunbird Aethopyga ignicauda
1 Purple Sunbird Cinnyris asiaticus
1 Little Spiderhunter Arachnothera longirostra
4 Streaked Spiderhunter 5 12 Arachnothera magna
3 Russet Sparrow 3 3 Passer rutilans
4 Eurasian Tree Sparrow 6 20 Passer montanus
1 Baya Weaver Ploceus philippinus
3 White-rumped Munia Lonchura striata
4 Scaly-breasted Munia 1 4 Lonchura punctulata
1 Siberian Accentor Prunella montanella
4 Rufous-breasted Accentor 1 2 Prunella strophiata
1 Maroon-backed Accentor Prunella immaculata
3 Eastern Yellow Wagtail 1 1 Motacilla tschutschensis
1 macronyx 1 1 Motacilla tschutschensis macronyx
4 Citrine Wagtail 2 6 Motacilla citreola
4 Grey Wagtail 1 1 Motacilla cinerea
4 White Wagtail 12 50 Motacilla alba
1 " " 12 40 Motacilla alba alboides
1 " " 1 3 Motacilla alba ocularis
1 " " 3 1 Motacilla alba baicalensis
2 Richard's Pipit Anthus richardi
3 Paddyfield Pipit 1 2 Anthus rufulus
4 Olive-backed Pipit 9 15 Anthus hodgsoni
4 " " " 5 6 Anthus hodgsoni hodgsoni
1 " " " 1 6 Anthus hodgsoni yunnanensis
4 Rosy Pipit 5 7 Anthus roseatus
3 Water Pipit 1 1 Anthus spinoletta
4 Brambling 3 4 Fringilla montifringilla
2 Tibetan Serin Serinus thibetanus
2 Grey-capped Greenfinch 1 1 Chloris sinica
4 Black-headed Greenfinch 3 8 Carduelis ambigua
1 Plain Mountain Finch Leucosticte nemoricola
4 Common Rosefinch 2 30 Carpodacus erythrinus
1 Chinese White-browed Rosefinch Carpodacus dubius
1 Vinaceous Rosefinch Carpodacus vinaceus
1 Scarlet Finch Haematospiza sipahi
2 Brown Bullfinch Pyrrhula nipalensis
3 Grey-headed Bullfinch 1 13 Pyrrhula erythaca
1 Spot-winged Grosbeak 1 8 H Mycerobas melanozanthos
2 Chinese Grosbeak 1 2 Eophona migratoria
3 Crested Bunting 1 2 Emberiza lathami
4 Godlewski's Bunting 1 1 Emberiza godlewskii
1 Meadow Bunting Emberiza cioides
1 Jankowski's Bunting Emberiza jankowski
4 Little Bunting 6 25 Emberiza pusilla
2 Yellow-throated Bunting Emberiza elegans
1 Yellow-breasted Bunting Emberiza aureola
2 Black-faced Bunting 1 2 Emberiza spodocephala
1 Pallas's Reed Bunting Emberiza pallasi
3 Japanese Reed Bunting Emberiza yessoensis

Taxonomic Notes

Codes against the bird names indicate globally threatened species as defined by BirdLife International (2004) Threatened birds of the world 2004 CD-Rom Cambridge, U.K. BirdLife International as follows:  

CR = Critically Endangered
EN = Endangered
VU = Vulnerable
NT = Near-threatened

The order, English and scientific names mostly follow those used in the recommended field guide for this tour - MacKinnon, John and Karen Phillipps. 2000. A Field Guide to the Birds of China. Oxford University Press, Oxford.