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6,000 swans arrived at their winter home...

About 6,000 whooper swans have arrived in the coastal city of Rongcheng in Weihai, at the tip of the #Shandong province peninsula to spend the winter.

The swans migrate annually from #Siberia , the Inner #Mongolia autonomous region and China's northeastern regions and stay for around five months at a lake near the bay of Rongcheng, making it China's largest winter habitat for whooper swans.

The lake is a protected natural reserve with outlook posts, a museum and accommodation for the thousands of visitors every year coming to see the swans.

Pictures Chinadaily, archdaily

#china #chinanature

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