Thousands of migratory birds take stopover in N China

As spring arrives and temperatures climb, migratory birds have started their northbound journey. Sanggan River area in northern China is one of their stopovers. According to local wildlife protection staff, there are over 10,000 migratory birds. More than 10 bird species choose this spot to rest, including swan geese, grey geese, mallards and 500 wild swans. It is expected that the bird population will reach a peak point in late March.

The local government has been working on restoring and improving the ecological environment in the Sanggan River area. Related departments have set up seven monitor spots along the river to observe the birds and make sure they have a safe journey.

(Cover photo via VCG)

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