[Explanation] In the golden autumn season, the "Millennium Bird Road" of Suichuan County, Ji'an City, Jiangxi Province ushered in the migratory bird migration season. Under a blue sky and white clouds, nearly 10,000 migratory birds inhabited here for food, replenishing energy and preparing to move south.

The Nanfengmian National Nature Reserve, located at its core pass, is organizing professional and technical personnel to carry out a 60-day migratory bird ring log at the Yingpanwei monitoring point.

  Ring signs are of great significance to the protection of birds. It is to wear an internationally-used metal ring on the lower leg of the bird, and then register the bird to fly. Through re-capture or field observation, the laws and characteristics of bird migration and population changes can be obtained. Trends and habitat information.

  The Suichuan Millennium Bird Road is the second largest bird road in China, covering an area of ​​50 million hectares. Every year, millions of migratory birds can be seen migrating.

  At this time of the year, the Wildlife Protection Station of the local Forestry Bureau will arrange 6 large nets from high to low in Wanniaoling, with 12 large spotlights placed in front of the nets. The spotlights are approximately 1000 meters above sea level.

Under the lure of strong light, the migratory birds will hit the Internet, and the staff can carefully remove the migratory birds for ring marking.

  [Concurrent] Zhu Gaodong, Technician of Jiangxi Nanfengmian National Nature Reserve

  This is a ring issued by the National Bird Breeding Center. This ring is the only one. It has a ring, a ring number at the back, and a mailbox.


  The ring log staff will ring the migratory birds in accordance with the technical regulations. The country, institution, address, bird ring type and number, etc. of the ring log will be engraved on the ring. At the same time, the ring log staff will accurately identify the species of birds, and determine the length of the beak and the full length of all species. Measure and record information such as wing length, weight, etc., and take photos to make records. After completing the entry of the bird ring log data, the migratory birds will be released into the wild.

  In order to allow migratory birds to migrate safely, Zhu Gaodong will also patrol the mountains irregularly during the day and night with other team members. This work has been more than 20 years, and the result is a better and better local ecological environment.

  [Concurrent] Zhu Gaodong, Technician of Jiangxi Nanfengmian National Nature Reserve

  Although it is very hard for us to stick to it every day, I think it’s worth it, because we are here to mark, protect, and publicize this piece, and now the surrounding people are becoming more and more aware of bird protection, including the awareness of protecting the environment. Now the environment here is getting better and better, and there are more and more migratory birds. Although we are working hard, we are very pleased.

  Reporting by reporter Huashan Jiangxi Ji'an

Editor in charge: 【Luo Pan】

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