Morning visit: Nansha Weland Park
On Sunday morning, June 10, there will be excursions to Nansha Wetland Park in Nansha District, Guangzhou.
Nansha Coast Wetland Scenic spot is the national AAAA scenic spot. It is located at the south of Guangzhou and the geometric center of the Pearl River Delta, and is between the 18th Chong and 19th Chong, Wanqingsha Town, Nansha District. Nansha Wetland Scenic spot is the largest one in area in Guangzhou, and which is the important station of the birds migration routes and food supply. It is also the important part of the wetlands ecosystem in the Pearl River Delta.
With the total area of about 6.67km2, Nansha Coast Wetland Scenic spot is divided into two areas, between them that is Lingxin Road. The area of the first phase is 2.28 km2 and the second phase is 4.02 km2. The first phase focuses on birds’ protection, ecosystem study, popular science education, planting mangroves and enjoying the view of birds. On the base of the repairing and enlarging the wetland ecosystem, the second phase develops ecological tourism, entertainment and holidays, business meetings and so on.
Nansha Wetland has about 300 kinds of plants. Among them there are 11kinds of true mangrove and 4 kinds of semi-mangrove. They are Sonneratiacaseolaris(L.), Kandelia candel (Linn.) Druce, Sonneratia apetala, Pongamia pinnata (L.) Pierre, Cerbera manghas and so on.
As to 2016, according to the data collected by South China Institute of Endangered Animals, the kind of birds has reached to over 175. However, the survey data and document record said, the kind of birds is 200 in Nansha Wetland. Among them there are one kind of the first-class national protected birds, which is called Haliaeetus albicilla, and 16 kinds of the second-class national protected birds.