A group of rare black storks appeared in Baoding Yishuoku is a national key protected wildlife

2022-06-07 0 By

Yanzhao Evening News (rong media reporter Wang Yang correspondent Hou Yi) February 12, Baoding City, Quyang County Yangjiatai reservoir on the water, there is a group of black birds.Identified by wildlife protection personnel, the black stork is one of China’s key protected wild animals and is listed in the Red List of endangered species by the International Union for Conservation of Nature.Several black storks forage in the reservoir.According to a netizen, on the afternoon of February 12, when he passed by Yangjiatai Reservoir in Quyang County, Baoding City, he saw several large black cranes with white belly and black other parts, with long red beak and red legs, leisurely feeding for small fish and shrimp in the water on a shoal in the middle of the water.Videos and photos posted by netizens show a total of seven black cranes, all of which are of adult size and appear to be healthy and active.After wildlife protection personnel to help identify the “black crane” in yangjiatai Reservoir, is actually a rare bird black stork.The black stork is a very rare bird. It is listed in appendix I, Appendix II and Appendix III of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora, Class I of the List of China’s Key Wild Animals under State Protection, and the Red List of Threatened Species of the International Union for Conservation of Nature.It is understood that one or two active black storks have also been seen in Places such as Wujiawan in Quyang County of Baoding City and Dongtumen in Mancheng District.But this is the first sighting of swarms of black storks.Netizens said they had seen up to 10 black storks, egrets, wild ducks and other birds together.The reporter learned that thanks to the strong ecological protection measures, yangjiatai reservoir has abundant water storage all year round, with a large number of small fish and shrimp and various aquatic animals and plants. Moreover, a large area of water does not freeze in winter, which is especially suitable for waterfowl to forage.Local villagers are becoming more and more aware of wildlife protection, not only do not harm, but also try to protect these wild spirits.It may be that these superior conditions have attracted more and more black storks and other birds to forage, perch and even settle down.Editor: Li Hong; Editor: Yang Fan