meet the nature elves elves by the sea
Posted: October 15, 2021 at 5:44 am EDT|Update: 27 minutes ago
NANJING, China, October 15, 2021 / PRNewswire / – From October 11 to 15, the 15th meeting of the United Nations Conference on Biodiversity was held in Kunming. This is a high-level global meeting in the field of biodiversity. As one of the key areas for the protection of biodiversity in China and even the world, Jiangsu is now constantly stepping up its efforts in terms of ecological protection. At present, the number of species recorded in Jiangsu was updated to 6,046 and 165 are rare and endangered species, according to the provincial Ministry of Culture and Tourism of Jiangsu.
Nantong is located on the north bank of the Yangtze River estuary. Xiaoyangkou Shoal Wetland Reserve in Nantong is formed by a large tidal area. The best birding season here is in May, June, September, and October, when there are more birds amid the astronomical tides.
Yancheng is the city with the longest coastline in Jiangsu Province. It also boasts the world’s only natural heritage, migratory bird sanctuaries along the Yellow Sea-Bohai Gulf coast of China. The Tiaozini wetland is an important part of it, known as the “International Bird Airport”. Each year, countless birds, including critically endangered Spoonbill Sandpipers and Red-crowned Cranes, are drawn to stop, moult and overwinter here. There are over 410 species of birds, including a million.
The Huaguo Mountain Scenic Area in Lianyungang is famous for its Chinese masterpiece Journey to the West. Legend has it that this mountain pasture near the sea is the hometown of Monkey King Sun Wukong. Now, there are three groups of macaques with different personalities living here, and the mythical world seems to have come into reality.
From Golden Nantong Beach to Yancheng Coastal Beach to Huaguo Mountain to Lianyungang, fantastic animals gather from the sea, air and land in this vibrant corridor of life. welcome to Jiangsu and meet fantastic animals on the beautiful seaside where people live in harmony with nature.
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Caption: Red-crowned Cranes dancing in Yancheng Wetlands National Nature Reserve, Rare birds
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SOURCE Jiangsu Provincial Department of Culture and Tourism
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