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. 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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  • 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 »
  • The last time we went to Qinghai Lake in May, the weather changed four seasons, so it was amazing that when it was snowing in the birds, many people were wearing summer shorts, guided by the public's views, with a rent of $10 in the land rent green long robe, small high bird island, crammed with birds, the deepest is the first time to see 鸕 鶿, black feathers, obviously very prominent, Some people's camera, because the temperature is too low, cause the battery can't normal output power, cannot use. When we were driving on the highway, looking at the right side of Qinghai Lake, the Blue water and blue sky were one, and the blue water was like a tall towering wall, connected to the sky, it was amazing.
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  • The Qinghai lake in winter is not very fun. Because the weather is cold, daytime outdoor temperature also has minus more than 10 degrees, some parts of the lake are frozen, almost no way near the lake to play. Island is the Qinghai Lake can not miss a scenic area, this scenic area is located in the northwest direction of Qinghai Lake, from Xining or more distant, driving over to 3 hours, but there are no tourists in winter, can only be chartered or from driving over. Island The best tour season is actually May to July. Winter can hardly see a bird, the whole lake is frozen, feel like the ice age, the surface of the lake is very thick, we more than 10 people all go to the ice to play without any problems. Island has a pier, deep into the Qinghai Lake, but the winter Lake Cruise is frozen, everything is very bleak. Around the Qinghai Lake a week of restaurants and hotels are also basically closed down, no place to eat at noon, suggested that they bring some snacks.
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