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Wild Beijing – part 3: Birding in Beijing

Updated: 2013-07-10
By Alice Carfrae (chinadaily.com.cn)

The last thing you would expect to find in an ever-expanding city like Beijing is Wildlife. But it's here!

In fact Beijing has a greater variety of bird species than London, New York and Paris.

This 8 part series will explore Beijing's wildlife and the people trying to conserve it.

In Part 3 We meet Fu Jianping, president of the Beijing Bird Watching Society who guides us through the Olympic forest park, giving an insight into Bird watching in the green lung of China's capital city.

Written & Video By Alice Carfrae
Additional footage by members of the Beijing Bird Watching Society
Animation: Guillermo Munro, Alice Carfrae
Producer: Flora Yue

About Alice Carfrae

Alice Carfrae (b.1984) is an English multimedia producer and photographer. Currently based in Beijing China.
She works for clients such as The Telegraph magazine, The Welsh Rugby Union, the Youth Justice Board, Devon Life Magazine, and has been published by, Acuphoto France, bbc Wales Online.
Alice Graduated from The University of Wales Newport in 2011 with a BA hons in Documentary Photography and is now studying at Beijing Foreign Studies University for an MA in International Multimedia Journalism, under course leader DJ Clark.

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