Birds All Migrate Here, Don’t You Wanna Know Why

Close to 2000 migratory birds halt then fly around, vivid blends into serenity.

6th December 2017

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November 26th, a piece of news titled “ Nearly 2000 migratory
birds reach Kaizhou Wetland, Chongqing” was released by Economic News,
the night channel of CCTV 2.

Kaifeng Wetland occupies the television screen for 1 minute and 22 seconds.
Close to 2000 migratory birds halt then fly around, vivid blends into serenity.
The kaleidoscopic view of Hanfeng Lake conquers national audience once again.

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In recent years, Hanfeng Lake’s ecological environment optimizes day by day, the citizens,
at the same time, become more and more aware of the importance in protecting birds.
Both attract migratory birds to inhabit here.
Every year in October, they come one after another.
According to imperfect count, close to 80 varieties birds have settled in Hanfeng Lake,
including some endangered species like Falco cherrug.

Now let’s have a quick look at these “visitors”:

Little Egret

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Gray Heron

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Ana Penelope

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Ruddy Shelduck

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Hoopoe

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Black-headed Gull

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Kingfisher

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Goldeneye

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Night Heron

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Northern

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Chinese Merganser (Scaly-sided Merganser)

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They only spend their winter here, when winter slips into warm spring at early March,
migratory birds will return to Siberia and Inner Mongolia, which means tourists are left
with at least four months for sightseeing.

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Once the Three Gorges Reservoir retains water and submerge Baijia River underwater,
lots of little islands raise above, constructing a gorgeous “Thousand Islands ” painting.

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Calm lake surface reflects residuary afterglow, gradually it faints away...

Wuyang Dam, however, is a whole different colorful view.
Orange, green, yellow... Various trees in the water.
For a minute you might think it’s Monet’s impressionism masterpiece comes to alive.

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