Next stop on our tour of China's well-named "heavenly kingdom" (i.e. Sichuan) was one of the holiest sites in all of China: EMEI SHAN. While Buddhist pilgrims headed to "Crouching Tiger Temple" we checked out Chinese Hwamei, flashy Fork-tailed Sunbirds, fiery Flame-breasted Flowerpeckers, gigantic Great Barbets, and this super Slaty-backed Forktail (photo).
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