More than 7,000 birds have migrated to Taipei's Huajiang Wild Duck Nature Park since the beginning of this year, the Wild Bird Society of Taipei (WBST) said yesterday.
\nThe park, the largest habitat of migrational birds in northern Taiwan, is located at the point where the Hsintien River flows into the Tamshui River and covers an area of more than 11 hectares.
\nThe period to observe migrational birds in the park starts in September and lasts until April, however, most birds start arriving between December and February.
\nThis year's Huajiang Wild Duck Season officially kicked off at the park yesterday, drawing more than 1,500 bird watchers.
\n"This year, green-winged teals make up the majority of the birds who have come here. The second, third and fourth largest groups are northern shovelers, pintails and Eurasian wigeons," said Tseng Guo-fang (
PHOTO: CHIANG YING-YING, TAIPEI TIMES
PHOTO: CHIANG YING-YING, TAIPEI TIMES
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