KFBG Blog
On Buddha’s Birthday – Give Nature a Thought
Animal Stories
On the 19th May we celebrate Buddha's Birthday. It is almost refreshing to know that Buddha in his great wisdom placed so much importance on the human connection with all living things. Buddha was pr...
Raptor Stories from rescued birds at KFBG
Animal Stories
The first private authorized bird of prey rehabilitation programme was established by Major Jim Ades in Hong Kong in the 1980s. The Jim Ades Raptor Sanctuary houses disabled and imprinted raptors tha...
Another KFBG Landmark is reached: the Wild Animal Rescue Centre’s 20,000th released animal
Animal Stories
KFBG Wild Animal Rescue Centre has just reached the milestone of its 20,000th animal release since its establishment in 1994. The special animal was a White Wagtail (Motacilla alba) which had been und...
Rehderodendron kwangtungense
Plants & Us
Bidding farewell to the long, rigorous dry season this year, the steady drizzle of March is just enough to prod the sprout of seeds and pique the first blooms of Spring. This year, our Rehderodendro...
Self-imposed lockdown in the animal world: A glimpse into the life of a family of breeding hornbills
China Eco Tales
China is home to five hornbill species: Great Hornbill, Rufous-necked Hornbill, Wreathed Hornbill, Oriental Pied Hornbill, and Austen's Brown Hornbill. They are restricted to tropical forests of sout...
The Chinese New Year Flower is in full bloom at KFBG
Plants & Us
The Chinese New Year Flower (Enkianthus quinqueflorus) is now flowering. You are welcome to visit this spectacular flower on the Enkianthus Walk in the upper area of KFBG!Enkianthus quinqueflorus is...
Bats are essential in a healthy world │ Part two
Animal Stories
The Covid 19 Pandemic (Cont'd) The following points are from a joint statement from Bats without Borders (BwB) and Bat Conservation Africa (BCA), both of which are committed to the conservation of Af...
Bats are essential in a healthy world │ Part one
Animal Stories
Many of us have heard the natural fact that if you destroy one component of nature you risk upsetting the natural balance and effectively cause a knock on effect that may in turn impact your own life...
Mount Gaoligongshan through the lens of camera traps
China Eco Tales
Mount Gaoligongshan in western Yunnan extends from the Tibetan Plateau to Indochina, forming the watershed of the Irrawaddy and the Salween Rivers. Positioned at the crossroads of the Palearctic and ...
【Nature’s Muralists】To marvel at the microscopic world of lichens is to embrace mutualism
Plants & Us
Though lichens and fungi may, at first glance, be judged to resemble one another, they are in fact very different life forms. Actually, fungi make up just one half of the magic of lichens. A lichen ...