Herons are busy nesting and breeding in early spring

2022-07-21 0 By

Xining, April 2, People’s Daily Online (Zhang Haopeng) With the arrival of early spring, herons and other breeding migratory birds into the fight for territory, nesting breeding critical period.Recently, researchers from qinghai National Park Bird-watching Association found a large number of heron nests in a century-old poplar tree and its surrounding trees in Hedong Township, Guide County, Qinghai Province.Through monitoring, it was found that heron breeding areas are hidden and far from the main traffic roads, usually in areas that are difficult to reach by human beings and have low interference.So far, there are more than 60 heron nests and about 70 herons in the area, some of which have begun nesting.Heron belongs to the “three you” protected wild animals and is listed as a low risk species by the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN).According to the bird-watching Association of Qinghai National Park, there are about 200 herons nesting in the cluster every year in Qinghai, and the annual breeding individual can reach 140. Herons occupy the nest period in March and April, hatching young birds in May, the young birds start to follow their parents out of the nest test flight in mid-August, and migrate south in the cluster in late autumn and early winter.Heron.Qinghai Forestry and Grassland Bureau provides pictures of ancient trees inhabited by herons.Qinghai Forestry and Grassland Bureau provides a picture of heron colony.Qinghai Forestry and Grassland Bureau provides a picture of a heron nesting.Qinghai Forestry and Grassland Bureau provides pictures of ancient trees inhabited by herons.Qinghai Forestry and Grassland Bureau for picture statement: the copyright of this article belongs to the original author, if there is a source error or infringement of your legitimate rights and interests, you can contact us through email, we will promptly deal with.Email address: jpbl@jp.jiupainews.com