More migratory birds seen at China's largest freshwater lake

Poyang Lake, home to 382 species of birds, is the largest freshwater lake in China and an important wintering place for waterfowl in Asia. It sits in southeast China's Jiangxi Province.

This year, more than 280,000 migratory birds have arrived at Poyang Lake Nature Reserve for winter.

The number of migratory birds has increased by more than 90,000 over the same period last year, and a total of 53 species of migratory birds have been detected.

The migration period for the birds arriving at the lake is from mid-December to early January of the following year, with a peak of about 700,000 birds in recent years.

(All images via VCG.)

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Source(s): Xinhua News Agency