Mongolia – 17th May (Day 10) – Kholboolj Lakes and Barig Mountain

We had a very peaceful nights sleep in our tents beside Kholboolj Lake (45°20’12” N 100°49’36” E) and awoke to the sounds of Pallas’s Sandgrouse commuting to the lake for their morning watering. After breakfast beside the lake watching Pallas’s Sandgrouse come and go plus two Pallas’s Gull fly-by we packed the Land Cruiser’s and […]

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Red-billed Chough Pyrrhocorax pyrrhocorax

Chough is the genus Pyrrhocorax of birds in the Corvidae (crow) family. They are predominantly black in colour with brightly coloured legs, feet, and bills. They have long broad wings and perform spectacular aerobatics. This genus is not to be mistaken for the White-winged Chough of Australia. Factsheet: Red-billed Chough Pyrrhocorax pyrrhocorax (LC)  

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