This grand tour of the northeastern-most part of China takes us across the grassy steppes of northeastern Inner Mongolia, the boreal forests of northern Heilongjiang Province and the fabulous marshlands of both areas. We'll be looking for: Oriental Stork, Whooper Swan, Swan Goose, Mandarin Duck, Falcated Teal, Baer's Pochard, Scaly-sided Merganser, Upland Buzzard, Amur and Saker Falcons, Spotted (Black-billed) Capercaillie, Hazel Grouse, Daurian Partridge, 5 cranes (Common, Hooded, Red-crowned, White-naped, and Demoiselle), Band-bellied Crake, Great Bustard, Oriental Plover, Little Curlew, Asian Dowitcher, Relict Gull, Rufous-tailed Robin, White-throated Rockthrush, Siberian Thrush, Grey-backed and Pale Thrushes, Chinese Babbler, Bearded and Reed Parrotbills, Asian Stubtail (Stub-tailed Bush-Warbler), Spotted and Chinese Bush-Warblers [maybe], Lanceolated, Rusty-rumped and Gray's Warblers, Yellow-rumped, Mugimaki and Blue-and-white Flycatchers, Manchurian Penduline-Tit, 12-14 buntings (including Jankowski's, Ochre-rumped, Tristram's, Yellow-browed [maybe], Pallas's and Reed), Long-tailed Rosefinch, Hawfinch, Grey Grosbeak, Small Snowfinch, Siberian Jay and Daurian Jackdaw. Leader: Ben King.