---Hadas' Edible Plants---



 September 2011 





September 2nd, Lhasa


                                        Morning along the Lhasa River: 2 of 3 Ibisbills



                           near the Jokham temple                                                                  photo Hadas



At the Yoghurt Festival in the Ching Drol Chi Ling park








Drugstores in Lhasa: Grass-worms



The lake in the back of the Portala Palace, an ideal place to relax

or to study Pallas's Gulls


Pallas's Gulls: 1 adult post breeding and 2 immatures


Pallas's Gull: adult post-breeding                                          immature 1st year


Great Crested Grebe


Common Merganser



Tibetan Blackbird: male and female/first year



Grey-backed Shrike



Oriental Turtle Dove


photo Hadas





September 3rd - Lhasa


Lhasa River






Ibisbill in Lhasa!



Pallas's Gull: adults              White Wagtail



Lhasa: the old Western entrance gate


Tennor, our understanding guide (if you need a guide here's the plug: tennor21@hotmail.com)




Tourist like us ...




What are they arguing about?




September 4th - Lhasa to Damxung and Namtso (Lake)


Hadas crossing the river




Fat guy, thin air: 5100 meter asl - new personal record (17,660 feet), photo Hadas








Alpine barren tundra above 5,000m



Comatostoma falcata, Gentianaceae













Highest living lizard in the world at 4700m?

Most likely Tibetan Toad Head Agama (Phrynocephalus przewalskii). The agama is surrounded by Leontoposium  cf. pussilla)(Edelweiss!)






Bar-headed Goose (Anser indicus)


Horned Skylark (Eremophila alpestris cf. argalea)






Common Hoopoe ( Upupa epops)                                  Blue-fronted Redstart (Phoenicurus frontalis)






Brown-headed Gull (Larus brunnicephalus) , adult  post-breeding


Immature Pallas's Gull (Larus ichythyatus) and Brown-headed Gullls (adult and immatures)








September 5th and 6th - Damxung







Himalayan Griffon (Gyps himalayensis                                Lammergeier ( Gypaetus barbatus)


Hume's Groundpecker (Pseudopodeces humilis)
















Robin Accentor (Prunella rubeculoides)





No idea who that is, none of our group???
















shopping in the dark - blackout (just like in New Jersey)








September 7th - Naqu Station




Teacher Zhang's empire



photo: XiaoMIn




The newly finished grassland station at Naqu






The two major herbivores in the system: Yak (and sheep & goats) & pika (lots of them)





The mild-mannered yak










White-rumped Snowfinch (Pyrgilauda taczanowski)


Sampling water chemistry or as Yangjian puts it: "Kissing the lake".






Le grand prairie




September 8th - Naqu to Lhasa






photo XiaoMin











September 8th & 9th - Lhasa and flight to Beijing













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