The talented, feathered songster in south China's Hainan Province
Updated 13:09, 20-Jan-2021

On a sunny day in the Bawangling tropical rainforest in south China's island province of Hainan, a white-rumped shama stood on a branch, basking in the sun. The bird is known for its beautiful chirp and shiny, orange belly plumage. It is native to the Indian Subcontinent and Southeast Asia with some subspecies endemic to China.

About 'Go! Hainan' series

Featuring unspoiled tropical rainforests, sandy beaches and a rich culture, Hainan Province is the southernmost island province of China. Nicknamed "China's Hawaii," Hainan is on its way to becoming a free trade port. The "Go! Hainan" livestream series takes you on a new journey to explore the fantastic island and its underwater world.

(All images taken by CGTN's Qu Bo, cover image designed by CGTN's Yu Peng)

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