CGTN Nature: Yellow River Series | Episode 3: Winter Home

Every year in October, the wetlands around Yuncheng Salt Lake embrace their busiest time of the year. The warm and wide open water, along with luxuriant water plants here, makes the Yuncheng Wetland Nature Reserve an ideal winter home for migratory birds. Among the bustling crowds of wading birds, the elegant whooper swans from Siberia stand out as the beautiful ballerinas that light up the quiet winter lake.

About CGTN Nature

North China's Shanxi Province lies quietly on the Huangtu Plateau, also known as the Loess Plateau. The midstream of the Yellow River, China's mother river, flows through here. The Yellow River had been nourishing this vast land of loess for thousands of years, cradling not only the rich Chinese culture, but also numerous wildlife species and mesmerizing geological wonders. The 10-episode Yellow River Series presents a glimpse of the region's special terrain and native wildlife.

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