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Zhalong Nature Reserve, Qiqihar

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Zhalong Nature Preserve is a wetland reserve in Heilongjiang province, China.HistoryEstablished in 1979, the 2100km2 marshland is a major migratory route for birds from the Arctic migrating to South East Asia and is one of the few breeding grounds in the far east for the marsh grassbird (Megalurus pryeri). There area is one of freshwater marshes, streams and ponds. Its ponds and reeds make it an ideal home for over 300 different species of birds. It is protected by the Chinese government. Within the park, a large flock of red-crowned cranes is held in captivity for conservation purposes. The reserve is listed as a RAMSAR Wetland of International Importance (no. 542).Migratory birdsThis marsh reserve serves as a stopover and nesting area for a large number of storks, swans, herons, grebes and other species. Lying on a migration path stretching from the Russian Arctic around the Gobi desert to South East Asia the land under this preserve is used by migrating birds between April and October.
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  • Beautiful day on the reserve. Great tour guide. Museum a little out dated. Saw Crane release and flew over our heads. Then took fun boat ride back. Beautiful reeds, calming  more »
  • Qiqihar, rungja kite reserve the most good. In particular, it is best to go in August as the days got so good. Air and water so clear you can see the landscape was great. Also, but I was next to the Lotus Flower Park school was great. And you can also split a boat excursion it was lovely. Wind slices cool breeze also hit passers by crystal clear water under the fish. If you have a student ID, admission discounts. ^^
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  • From Qiqihar we took the number 9 bus (2 rmb) then the 306 bus (10 rmb) to the park entrance. Paid 75 to get in and 10 for the round trip shuttle to the wetland. There is a lake and some grasslands wi...  more »
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  • beautiful creature
  • I was overwhelmed by the number of cranes. In winter, the cranes cross over to Japan's in Hokkaido in search of warmth. In the spring, the crane returns to Qiqiha. Overwhelmed by the number of cranes. In the winter, and crane warmth to cross to Hokkaido in Japan. In the spring and the crane back in Qiqihar.
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