Before the sun goes down, this crippled tundra swan is destined to be the star of the story. On the East Asian migration route, the tundra swans often choose Poyang Lake as their overwintering destination. But the journey of over 5,000 kilometers is full of unpredictable adventures. Will this tundra swan be able to fly with its mates? Watch the video to find out.
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
Jiangxi Poyang Lake Series | Episode 2: Gleaners
(Cover image via screenshot)
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