Dashanbao, Zhaotong, Yunnan: The number of overwintering black-necked cranes has reached 6 times in the early days of the reserve

2022-06-20 0 By

The picture shows black-necked cranes living in an important international wetland in Dashanbao.Kunming, March 15 (CHINanews) — The number of black-necked cranes in dashanbao national Nature Reserve in Yunnan reached 1,978, six times the number in the early days of the reserve, according to the bureau of Management and Conservation of dashanbao National Nature Reserve.Dashanbao International Important wetland is located in Zhaotong, Yunnan province, at the intersection of Jinsha River and Niulan River, which is an important part of the ecological barrier of the Yangtze River Basin.It is the wintering habitat and distribution center of black-necked crane, one of China’s first-class protected wild animals, and was listed as an internationally important wetland in December 2004.The picture shows a laughingthrush in an internationally important wetland in Dasanbao.With the implementation of major ecological protection projects such as wetland ecological benefit compensation, wetland restoration and protection, grassland ecological restoration and ecological migration, the ecological service function of dashanbao international important wetlands has been further improved, and the biodiversity continues to enrich.The number of black-necked cranes wintering in dashanbao international important wetland in Yunnan reached 1,978, six times the number in the early days of the reserve, according to monitoring data provided by the Bureau of Management and Conservation of Dashanbao National Nature Reserve in the year 2021-2022.At the same time, the fixed habitat area of black-necked cranes increased by 689 hectares, and the food source of black-necked cranes was fully guaranteed.In addition, six species of birds have been newly added in The international important wetland of Dashanbao, including white crane, dark crowed Thrush, Thrush thrush, brown breast rock pipit and Siberian silver gull. White crane is the first class national key protected bird, and dark crowed larpit is the second class national key protected wild bird.The hydrology and water quality of wetlands are generally at the level of Category III water, the ecological health level of wetlands is significantly improved, and the level of biodiversity continues to improve.Siberian herring gull.Up to now, 737 species of higher plants belonging to 413 genera of 112 families and 286 species of vertebrates belonging to 86 families and 30 orders of 5 classes have been recorded in Dashanbao International Important wetland. Among them, 12 species of state-level key protected animals, 28 species of state-level key protected animals and 2 species of yunnan province key protected birds have been recorded.(after)