A young Siberian crane arrived at Poyang Lake, China's largest freshwater lake located in east China's Jiangxi Province for the first time after its birth. Its mom starts to pass on what she can offer so that her child could survive with ease at their wintering ground. However, the class is constantly interrupted by an intruding swan. Watch the first episode of Jiangxi Poyang Lake Series and learn more interesting stories about crane parenting.
About 'Journeys in Nature': Jiangxi Poyang Lake Series
Poyang Lake, the largest freshwater lake in China, is an internationally significant wetland. It's the most important winter grounds for migratory birds along the East Asian-Australasian Flyway, and the largest avian winter habitat in Asia. More than 460 bird species have been recorded at Poyang Lake. Every year from October to April, more than 700,000 birds fly here for winter, including more than 98 percent of the world's Siberian cranes and 95 percent of the world's oriental storks. CGTN Nature's film crew traveled to the lake to learn about the special bond between Poyang Lake and migratory birds as well as other creatures. Stay tuned!
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