Unexplored Land: Get to know the duck with a 'fashionable hairstyle'
Listed as Endangered by the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) Red List of Threatened Species, the Chinese merganser is under first-class state protection in China. Famous for its "hairstyle," the feathers on the back of its head, the duck has very high requirements of its living environment, which must include lucid waters and abundant food sources. Mountain Changbai in northeast China is therefore one of the only fitting habitats on Earth. Take a look at these amazing creatures, their predators and their home. For the full story, please check at Unexplored Land Ep1: This endangered bird has been migrating for millions of years.
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!
(All images taken by CGTN filming crew.)
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