Harbin Guardian "Migration Bird, Down Mountain Frog" rescues more than 7500 Wild Birds
Xinhua News Agency, Harbin, 23 Nov (Reporter Qiang Yong) so far, nearly 10,000 wild forest frogs have been confiscated and released, and more than 7500 wild birds have been rescued and released since October this year. Harbin launched a special crackdown on protecting "migratory birds and mountain frogs" to severely crack down on illegal and criminal activities that destroy wildlife resources.
The reporter learned from the Harbin municipal government that forestry and grassland, market supervision, and forest public security departments jointly carried out actions to concentrate their efforts on omni-directional inspections of areas such as migratory resting places, migration channels, and markets. Focus on the special marking and control of the prone places and places where lawbreakers hunt and sell wild birds and frogs, put on file 12 cases of illegal hunting and hunting of wild birds and frogs, admonish and punish more than 200 people, and seize and destroy more than 460 birdcages. And the relevant departments in districts and counties do not perform effectively to carry out accountability.
Han Muping, west village of Tonghe County, set up sticky nets twice to hunt wild birds, killing 383 birds. Its poaching birds include the national second-class protected animal sparrow eagle, the others are the general protection of wild animals in Heilongjiang Province, Han Muping was criminally detained in accordance with the law.
The Harbin volunteer team of the China Wildlife Conservation Association also joined in, cooperating with law enforcement departments, to conduct 23 autumn escort patrols, patrol mileage of 2970 kilometers, and reported relevant case clues to the police.
Harbin is an important migration stop and breeding habitat for birds in Northeast Asia. The two migration routes of Songnen Plain and Sanjiang Plain pass through Harbin. Of the more than 230 species of wild birds inhabited in the city, more than 200 species are migratory birds.