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3 million visitors expected in Beijing this winter...



China's capital is known around the world for many reasons but it might be a surprise for most that the city is ๐˜๐—ต๐—ฒ ๐˜€๐—ฒ๐—ฐ๐—ผ๐—ป๐—ฑ ๐—ฏ๐—ฒ๐˜€๐˜ ๐—š๐Ÿฎ๐Ÿฌ ๐—ฐ๐—ฎ๐—ฝ๐—ถ๐˜๐—ฎ๐—น ๐—ถ๐—ป ๐˜๐—ต๐—ฒ ๐˜„๐—ผ๐—ฟ๐—น๐—ฑ ๐—ณ๐—ผ๐—ฟ ๐—ฏ๐—ถ๐—ฟ๐—ฑ๐˜€ (after Brasilia).


According to the Beijing Municipal Forestry and Parks Bureau, Beijing is expecting ๐˜๐—ผ ๐—ฎ๐—ฐ๐—ฐ๐—ผ๐—บ๐—บ๐—ผ๐—ฑ๐—ฎ๐˜๐—ฒ ๐—ผ๐˜ƒ๐—ฒ๐—ฟ ๐Ÿฏ ๐—บ๐—ถ๐—น๐—น๐—ถ๐—ผ๐—ป ๐—บ๐—ถ๐—ด๐—ฟ๐—ฎ๐˜๐—ผ๐—ฟ๐˜† ๐—ฏ๐—ถ๐—ฟ๐—ฑ๐˜€ ๐˜๐—ต๐—ถ๐˜€ ๐˜„๐—ถ๐—ป๐˜๐—ฒ๐—ฟ.

Since September, wildlife monitoring stations around the city have reported over 640,000 wild birds and filed observation records for over 13,000 more.






More than ๐Ÿฑ๐Ÿฌ๐Ÿฌ ๐—ฏ๐—ถ๐—ฟ๐—ฑ ๐˜€๐—ฝ๐—ฒ๐—ฐ๐—ถ๐—ฒ๐˜€ ๐—ต๐—ฎ๐˜ƒ๐—ฒ ๐—ฏ๐—ฒ๐—ฒ๐—ป ๐—ฟ๐—ฒ๐—ฐ๐—ผ๐—ฟ๐—ฑ๐—ฒ๐—ฑ in the Beijing municipality. Rich wetlands such as Miyun Reservoir and Wild Duck Lake, dense mountains, grasslands and the many city parks makes Beijing an excellent accommodation for permanent and migrating birds.


Also national first-class protected birds appear in Beijing such as the Great Bustard earlier this year in Tongzhou district.






Not only birds make their permanent or temporary accommodation in the municipality, Beijing is home to about 60 species of mammals, 30 species of amphibians and reptiles, 170 species of butterflies and 60 species of dragonflies and damselflies.






Even wild leopard cats (Prionailurus bengalensis) have been spotted up north in the Beijing mountains.


๐˜ˆ ๐˜ฅ๐˜ช๐˜ง๐˜ง๐˜ฆ๐˜ณ๐˜ฆ๐˜ฏ๐˜ต ๐˜‰๐˜ฆ๐˜ช๐˜ซ๐˜ช๐˜ฏ๐˜จ....


Read much more about birds, birding and other wildlife in Beijing in the ๐—•๐—ถ๐—ฟ๐—ฑ๐—ถ๐—ป๐—ด ๐—•๐—ฒ๐—ถ๐—ท๐—ถ๐—ป๐—ด website


Sources : Birding Beijing, China Daily

Pictures : China Daily, CGTN, Xinhua, Weibo


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