Shei-Pa National Park (雪霸國家公園)is in the central mountains of Taiwan. This park features the second highest mountain of the island. Having a walk there is a real pleasure for the ears : roads are absents, planes are not so frequents, and in March, while insects are still sleepy, birds are numerous and highly active.
Malayan Night Heron 黑冠麻鷺, also called Tiger Bittern. 47-51 cm for 417-450 g. South-East Asia to Borneo and Philippines, resident and common in Taiwan. Nocturnal or crepuscular, secretive it lives in subtropical forests and wander at forest hedges at dawn or dusk.