Haikou, January 30 (Xinhua) - After driving to almost 800 km, 35-year-old Cheng Cheng, who had tried tirelessly in the swamp during Hours, finally. He found a perfect place to observe an aquatic bird in danger of water.

Cheng is not just a passionate lover of nature, but an expert in wetlands and waterfowl, as well as the founder of La Hainan Bird-Wating Society, an organization Bird watching in South China Hainan province since 2015.

In just two hours, the Cheng team had seen and engraved more than 1,800 birds of different Types during the annual bird watching survey this year from January 15 to 17 through the province of the island Rica in aquatic habitats.

Hundreds of thousands of migratory birds spend winter in Hainan each year, as it is located along its migration route from East Asia to Australia.

The equipment, which consists of or seeing 50 experts, enthusiasts and volunteers, had to endure barefoot in the swamp under the scorching sun for hours at a time to collect the More information as possible in the different species of migratory birds, Cheng said.

"However, it is worth doing what we can do to protect the birds during their long and risky migration," he added.

The most rewarding experience of the trip was the detection of seven black face handcuffs in the autonomous county of Ledong Li, said Li Fei, one team expert, who He observed the species in danger of extinction through his monocular telescope that can expand images up to 30 times.

Your teammates soon seized him, cheering and by recognizing the red label on the leg of the bird that read "Y66", confirmed the identity of the bird of long legs rocker. Through a quick search online: a young bird born last summer in the Republic of Korea.

"This was the first time I had seen in China," Recorded Li.

Later, the record on a website that allows observers as Li to share its latest findings in birds to help complete the image of their routes of Migration and information about your health conditions.

"Birds are sensitive to the natural environment and your well-being may reflect environmental conditions," Cheng said.

The survey data will also provide crucial references for local governments and research institutes to protect the birds and improve the environment, Cheng added.

In addition, more and more local people are joining in the efforts, since their awareness of the protection of the environment grows. "For several years, less than a dozen would be volunteered for our annual survey, but the number has increased to dozens in recent years, including some outside Hainan," he said.

Apart from the Hainan Bird-Wating society, six other research teams also participated in an extensive survey that Hainan launches every year through its 50 habitats of waterfowl .

"We hope that people from all over the world can bind to observe and protect waterfowl, ensuring that there will be no more hunting from humans," he said Cheng

From the survey, Cheng has a strict volunteer training schedule, conducting research and promoting the importance of protecting birds to more people.

Cheng believes that protecting wildlife should not only be left expert, and she hopes that well-trained volunteers become the backbone of surveys and efforts of protection one day. EndItem

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