2021-10-26

White spoonbill visits Jingwei Lake National Wetland Park, Shanxi’s eldest son

By yqqlm yqqlm

Beijing, Taiyuan, October 26 (Yang Jing) recently, Jingwei Lake National Wetland Park, Changzi County, Changzhi City, Shanxi province welcomed a “rare guest” – the national secondary protected animal white Spoonbill

White spoonbill visits Jingwei Lake National Wetland Park, Shanxi’s eldest son

single white spoonbill captured. Photo by Liu Feng

the white Spoonbill is a large wading bird. It is named because its mouth is long and straight and flat and wide like a pipa. The white Spoonbill is light and dexterous when flying, with moving body and charming posture. Therefore, it is also known as “flying bird beauty”. It is understood that the population of white Spoonbill is rare and has been listed in the second level of the list of key protected wildlife in China

White spoonbill visits Jingwei Lake National Wetland Park, Shanxi’s eldest son(1)

the white spoonbill captured this time is the first summer migratory bird to visit Jingwei Lake National Wetland Park since this autumn. Photo by Liu Feng

in recent years, Jingwei Lake National Wetland Park has continuously improved water quality and conserved water sources. Every autumn and winter, a large number of precious birds and birds such as spoonbills, black storks and swans migrate and transit. The wetland park is becoming an important channel and resting place for some migratory birds to move south and North. Monitoring shows that the captured white Spoonbill is the first summer migratory bird to visit here since this autumn. (end)