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The Birds Island, Gangcha County

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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. Before you head to Gangcha County, plan trip itinerary details with our user-friendly Gangcha County trip generator, to make sure you see all that Gangcha County has to offer, including The Birds Island.
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  • 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 »
  • 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.
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  • 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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