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Lijiang - Lashihai Wetland Park, China (Center on Interactive Map)

Map of Lijiang - Lashihai Wetland Park, China

Map of Lijiang - Lashihai Wetland Park, China

Lashi Lake Entrance
Ruddy Shelduck (Tadorna ferruginea) Green-winged Teal (Anas crecca) - Male Little Grebe (Tachybaptus ruficollis) Ferruginous Pochard (Aythya nyroca) - Female Bar-headed Goose (Anser indicus) Gray-headed Swamphen (Porphyrio poliocephalus)

Lake full of ducks.


Around The World in 66 Days

1/8/2013: We arranged a car to take us to the Lashi Wetland where I expected to find about 10 ducks. I was quite surprised to get there and find that there were thousands of ducks. We walked around for a couple of hours in freezing temperatures.

Previous Visit (Lijiang - Black Dragon Pool: 1/7/2013)
Next Visit (Lijiang - Jade Dragon Snow Mountain: 1/8/2013)

Species Recorded (31)

Birds ( 31 )

Old World Flycatchers and Chats ( Muscicapidae )
Siberian Stonechat - Saxicola maurus

Grebes ( Podicipedidae )
Little Grebe - Tachybaptus ruficollis

Cormorants ( Phalacrocoracidae )
Great Cormorant - Phalacrocorax carbo

Herons ( Ardeidae )
Great Egret - Ardea alba
Gray Heron - Ardea cinerea
Little Egret - Egretta garzetta
Black-crowned Night-Heron - Nycticorax nycticorax

Swans, Geese, and Ducks ( Anatidae )
Northern Pintail - Anas acuta
Green-winged Teal - Anas crecca
Mallard - Anas platyrhynchos
Eastern Spot-billed Duck - Anas zonorhyncha
Graylag Goose - Anser anser
Bar-headed Goose - Anser indicus
Common Pochard - Aythya ferina
Ferruginous Duck - Aythya nyroca
Eurasian Wigeon - Mareca penelope
Red-crested Pochard - Netta rufina
Northern Shoveler - Spatula clypeata
Ruddy Shelduck - Tadorna ferruginea
Common Shelduck - Tadorna tadorna

Rails, Gallinules, and Allies ( Rallidae )
Eurasian Coot - Fulica atra
Eurasian Moorhen - Gallinula chloropus
Gray-headed Swamphen - Porphyrio poliocephalus

Cranes ( Gruidae )
Common Crane - Grus grus

Plovers ( Charadriidae )
Northern Lapwing - Vanellus vanellus

Sandpipers and Allies ( Scolopacidae )
Common Snipe - Gallinago gallinago

Gulls, Terns, and Skimmers ( Laridae )
Black-headed Gull - Chroicocephalus ridibundus

Kingfishers ( Alcedinidae )
Common Kingfisher - Alcedo atthis

Bushtits ( Aegithalidae )
Black-throated Tit - Aegithalos concinnus

Wrens ( Troglodytidae )
Eurasian Wren - Troglodytes troglodytes

Wagtails and Pipits ( Motacillidae )
White Wagtail - Motacilla alba




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