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Yellow River Delta National Nature Reserve

2009-12-18 09:04:18 GMT2009-12-18 17:04:18 (Beijing Time)  Xinhua English

Photo taken on Dec. 3, 2009 shows swans flying over the Yellow River Delta National Nature Reserve in east China's Shandong Province. The 153,000 hectare Reserve has become an important breeding place and transit area for the migrant birds. Some 6 million birds of 43 species travel through the area every year, which accounts for 1 percent of the total number of birds around the world according to statistics. (Xinhua/Zhang Yanhui)

Photo taken on Dec. 3, 2009 shows swans floating in the Yellow River Delta National Nature Reserve in east China's Shandong Province. (Xinhua/Zheng Yue)

Photo taken on Dec. 3, 2009 shows birds flying over the Yellow River Delta National Nature Reserve in east China's Shandong Province. (Xinhua/Zhang Yanhui)

Photo taken on Dec. 3, 2009 shows a bird flying over the Yellow River Delta National Nature Reserve in east China's Shandong Province. (Xinhua/Zhang Yanhui)

Photo taken on Dec. 3, 2009 shows swans floating in the Yellow River Delta National Nature Reserve in east China's Shandong Province. (Xinhua/Zheng Yue)

Photo taken on Dec. 3, 2009 shows birds flying over the Yellow River Delta National Nature Reserve in east China's Shandong Province.

The 153,000 hectare Reserve has become an important breeding place and transit area for the migrant birds. Some 6 million birds of 43 species travel through the area every year, which accounts for 1 percent of the total number of birds around the world according to statistics.

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