When the birds danced against the snow-capped mountains, the winter in Tibet was also ingeniously showing a bit of agility.
Although the winter in Tibet is a little bit chilly, the sky is as blue as ever. Above the Yarlung Zangbo River and the Lhasa River, a large number of migratory birds are circling under the blue sky and white clouds, flying freely! Tibet has entered the best season for bird watching. What is bird watching? Xiao Bian thinks that bird watching people can be roughly divided into two categories, one is professional collection of data for scientific research; the other is to marvel at the magic of nature and pursue the performance of Qizhen.
Bird watching in Tibet not only sees the most magnificent migratory birds, but also has rare birds such as black-necked cranes, bar-headed geese and red-yellow ducks. According to statistics, there are more than 130 species of light birds in the urban area of Lhasa in winter.
The winter bird watching in Tibet is mainly divided into two main routes: Lhasa and Shigatse! These two lines can be called a migratory bird paradise tour. Take the black-necked crane as an example.
The black-necked crane is a national first-class protected animal. Tibet is the world’s largest black-necked crane for wintering and breeding. The breeding and reproduction of black-necked cranes.
Generally, it is Ali, Naqu and other places in the north, but every mid-October, it will fly to the Tibetan valley to spend the winter.
The warm climate and a large number of remaining barley, wheat and grass roots provide a feeding place and an important night spot for black-necked cranes.
Every year in early spring in mid-March, the black-necked crane clusters left the wintering area and moved to the Qiangtang and other places. In the alpine meadow swamps or lakes and rivers and swamps, they chose to adapt to the area, and began breeding and breeding in late April. Photographed in: Ali.
Black-necked cranes, they are dancing.
In October, under the peak of Gang Rinpoche, they are preparing to fly over the lake wetlands and fly over the mountains and grasslands to Lhasa and Shigatse for wintering.
Black-necked cranes have larger clusters when they are wintering. Generally, there are more than a dozen to several hundred together. When flying long distances, they are arranged in a “one” column or a “V” formation.
Aspire to the place, fly together! Photographed in: Lhasa Lin Zhou County.
The Black-necked Crane National Nature Reserve in the middle reaches of the Yajiang River in Linzhou County and the Mozhugongka County in the wetland of Daban County. At the same time, the Lalu Wetland, Zongjiao Lukang Park and the Lhasa River Valley in the urban area of Lhasa are the places where migratory birds are located. Photographed at: Zongjiao Lukang Park
It is worth noting that: China’s only urban inland natural wetland – Lalu wetland is not open to the outside world! But you can watch it in the village of Balku and the middle canal on the south side of the wetland. The main wintering migratory birds are bar-headed geese, red-yellow ducks, red-billed gulls and black-necked cranes.