With little or no improvement in the weather it was decided on more of the same at the Botanical Gardens. Not sure of the history here but guess like many places of the kind
Particularly this small temple where not only was the architecture pleasing, but here I also met the Chair Lady of the Taipei Bird Society who was especially helpful.
Among the thousands of botanical exhibits this colonnade of climbing plants was of particularly interest. Pity the blooms were just past their best. There were also a few different birds to see with first on the scene one that is familiar from other journeys through South East Asia.
Just a very small example of the Gardener's work here. Best bird of the day was last up and then 3 turned up at different locations.
The 'Trip Reports' suggest that the MALAYAN NIGHT HERON can be difficult, roosting in trees with dense foliage during the day.
the others were also feeding