Jiangxi Poyang Lake Series | Episode 2: Gleaners

In winter, the common crane family arrives at Poyang Lake. The marsh in Duchang County is their favorite. The water levels remain high this year, putting a damper on plants growth, and the cranes need to find more supplies. 

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!

Jiangxi Poyang Lake Series | Episode 1: White feathered crane

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