Resources: River Yangtze Bird Book

Wild birds are in important part of nature, and bird watching is an interesting and enjoyable way for people to come into contact with their local environment. The Yangtze River basin has a complex and varied climate, with abundant water resources & plantlife, it provides a great habitat for birds to breed and winter. To improve bird identification along the river, The Shangri-la Institute has planned and published “Yangtze River Basin Bird Watching Guide” as part of the Swarovski Water School project. This book introduces creative techniques to improve the accuracy of bird watching, including painting and fill-in activities, and is a great resource for both the general public and in youth activities.