Shanxi Pinglu Yellow River Wetland ushered in the first overwintering Wild White Swan
Xinhua News Agency, Taiyuan, November 7 (Reporter Wang Feihang) over the past few days, with the continuous drop in temperature, the Pinglu Yellow River wetland in the south of Shanxi Province has ushered in the first batch of white swans flying here to overwinter, and beautiful swans are playing on the river. For the wetland to add unlimited vitality and vitality.
"on November 8, the Beginning of Winter, the temperature here has dropped to about 10 degrees Celsius these days. This is the suitable temperature for the migration of wild white swans. For several nights in a row, I heard the sound of swans flapping their wings above the village. As soon as I saw it in the morning, there were a lot of swans on the river. There are already one or two hundred, and more wild white swans will come here to survive the winter in the next two or three months. " Pinglu Yellow River wetland inspector he Jianxi said.
In the Sanwan section of the Pinglu Yellow River wetland, three or five groups of white swans leisurely look for food and cruise on the calm water, and then chase in groups on the lake. Many tourists have gathered on the bank of the river. Liu Wenli, a local photography enthusiast from Pinglu County, said: "swans come to 'check in' on time at this time of year, and we come to take pictures of their families like old friends."
According to Yang Yunge, director of the Wildlife Protection Station in Pinglu County, in order to ensure the safe wintering of white swans, villagers planted hundreds of mu of wheat and other crops around the wetlands before the arrival of white swans. To make sure these white swans have plenty of overwintering food.
Shanxi Pinglu Yellow River wetland, which covers an area of more than 6000 hectares, is located at the junction of Shanxi and Henan provinces. It has a mild climate and rich feeding, so it is very suitable for white swans to survive the winter. Every year, at the end of autumn and the beginning of winter, wild white swans come from as far away as Siberia to live here for the winter.