Wild Beijing – part 5: Swift Capital
By Alice Carfrae (chinadaily.com.cn)
In fact Beijing has a greater variety of bird species than London, New York and Paris.
This eight part series will explore Beijing's wildlife and the people trying to conserve it.
In Part 5 Professor Gao Wu talks about Beijing's historic relationship with the swift. And how this migratory bird has been managed to adapt to Beijing's changing urban environment.
Written & Video By Alice Carfrae
Animation: Guillermo Munro, Alice Carfrae
Producer: Flora Yue