Unexplored Land Ep1: This endangered bird has been migrating for millions of years
Updated 12:55, 12-Aug-2023

The annual migrations of the endangered bird species Chinese merganser originated over 10 million years ago. For these fussy creatures, the clear waters and abundant food sources in northeast China are one of only a few suitable habitats on Earth. Here, new life is about to begin.

About 'Journeys in Nature': Unexplored Land

"Unexplored Land" travels from the Qinling Mountains in northwest China's Shaanxi Province to southwest China's Yunnan Province, from the Changbai Mountains in northeast China to Jiangsu Province in east China. The stories offer an insight into the life of many unique species in China. A huge quantity of priceless footage was obtained through many hours of patient waiting and tracking in the field. Stay tuned!

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