For migratory birds, wintering grounds are not just stopovers but also important habitats. Claiming the right location to build a home is a perennial challenge for these birds after a long migration. How to find a place to rest and breed the offspring is a question for every migratory bird in Poyang Lake of east China's Jiangxi Province. Check the video for the battle of migratory birds.
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 ground 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 there 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
Jiangxi Poyang Lake Series | Episode 3: Flying together
Jiangxi Poyang Lake Series | Episode 4: Doctor bird
Jiangxi Poyang Lake Series | Episode 5: Greenery in autumn
Jiangxi Poyang Lake Series | Episode 6: Quest for porpoises
Jiangxi Poyang Lake Series | Episode 7: Rocks reborn
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