Looking out over the vast Lake Qinghai, you'll find The Birds Island, which during the months of May and June teems with nesting birds. The island gets its name from the huge and diverse array of birds that visit the lake (the largest in China) every summer to breed and raise their young, affording visitors opportunities to observe them in their natural habitat, and at the most important time in their yearly calendar. Witness thousands upon thousands of birds in flight around the desolate lake, a memorable experience for nature enthusiasts, as bareheaded goose, brown-headed gulls, and cormorants from all over the continent appear. Use our Gangcha County trip builder website to add The Birds Island and other attractions to your Gangcha County vacation plans.
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The Birds Island Reviews
ad0312June 15, 2017
Bird Island is a small island on Qinghai lake, or the Blue Sea Lake. It is an endorheic basin, the largest saltwater lake in China. It is known to be a holy place for Tibetans Buddhists and a great bi... more »
Tien FMarch 15, 2017
上次5月遊青海湖時，天氣一天四季變化，好神奇，到鳥島時還下雪，好多人穿著夏天的短袖，導遊徵詢大家的意見，以租金10元在當地租綠色大長袍，小小高高的鳥島，上面擠滿了鳥，應向中最深的是第一次見到鸕鶿，黑黑的羽毛，顯得很突出，有些人的相機，因為氣溫太低，導致電池無法正常輸出電力，無法使用。 當我們行駛在公路上時，往右邊的青海湖望過去，見藍藍的湖水與藍藍的天是一體的，藍藍的湖水像一座高聳的牆，一直連接到天... more »Last May game Qinghai Lake when, days Qi one days seasons change of, good magic, to niao island when still snow, many people wearing summer of short sleeve, 導 game levy 詢 everyone of meaning see, to rent 10 Yuan in when rent green color big long robe, small high of niao Island, above 擠 full has niao, Ying to in the most deep of is first times see to 鸕 鶿, Black Black of feathers, 顯 have is highlight, some people of phase airport, for because Qi hot too low, 導 to TV pool cannot method normal input out TV force, cannot method using. When we 駛 time on the highway, Lake Qinghai of bian looked over to the right, see the walk beside Lake Blue Blue Blue Blue day is a stadium, blue blue water like a 聳 high walls has been linking up into heaven, it is amazing.
A TripAdvisor China MemberJanuary 29, 2016
冬天的青海湖不怎么好玩。因为天气寒冷，白天户外温度也有零下十几度，湖面有些部分都结冰了，几乎没有办法靠近湖边游玩。 鸟岛是青海湖中不容错过的一个景区，这个景区位于青海湖的西北方向，从西宁过来还是比较远的，开车过来要3个多小时，不过冬天这里没什么游客，只能包车或者自驾车过来。鸟岛最佳游览季节实际上是5月份到7月份。冬天几乎看不到一只鸟，整个湖面都是冰冻起来的，感觉像是到了冰河时代一样，湖面的冰层很厚... more »Winter Qinghai Lake is not so fun. Because of the cold weather, outdoor temperatures more than 10 degrees below zero during the day, some parts of the Lake was frozen, almost no way close to the Lake for an outing. Bird Island is a not to be missed in the Qinghai Lake area, the scenic area is located in the Northwest of Qinghai Lake, is still far from Xining, drive up to 3 hours, but no tourists here in the winter, only chartered buses or self-drive. Bird Island is actually the best Tour season from May to July. Hardly see a bird in winter, the Lake is frozen up, feels like the ice age, the lake ice is very thick, we go on the ice more than 10 people to play without any problems. Bird Island has a pier deep into Qinghai Lake, but cruise ship was frozen in the Lake in winter, everything was bleak. Around Qinghai Lake a week's restaurants and hotels are all basically out of business, and no place to eat for lunch, we recommend bring some snacks.
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