Smart Ecological Classroom
20 Black-faced spoonbill, sunlight is shining in Qieding wetlands
This photo is a picture of black crickets eating for food during sunset when the sunlight is shining in Qieding wetlands. Black-faced spoonbill, sunset, with reeds, the whole picture looks very beautiful and very artistic. Many thanks Mr. 李建中 for hosting the photographic activity. In fact, on the first day of the event, we were not able to capture such a beautiful view. Until the next day, we did not give up, we came to the gun house in wetland, finally we captured this precious scene. it is so excited and touched deeply in my heart
19 Beautiful grassland scenery
Wetland plants are mainly affected by geological and hydrological influences. The soil is limestone. it is hard during the dry season and too sticky to walk while raining. In addition, plants here are not easy to grow and mainly are shallow-rooted herbaceous plants. Because the land contains high salinity, the plants that can grow here are mainly salt-tolerant and drought-tolerant coastal plants, such as Saltwater Smut Grass, Purslane, Sea blite, and reeds. Among them, the Saltwater Smut Grass will change color with the dry and wet seasons. green in the rainy season and yellow in the dry season. The environment in the area is special, the trees are not easy to grow, and the plants are mainly shallow-rooted coastal plants that are salt-tolerant and drought-tolerant. Qieding wetland is a grassy ecology, and it has an excellent scenery view, and when the cement jungle is more and more, such a good vision is becoming more and more precious.
18 the birds fly, it looks like snowing.
This photo is an image of a black-faced spoonbill living with a variety of other birds in Qieding wetlands during the winter season, such as Black-winged Stilt, pouting duck, Pintail duck…etc. The photo shows a sunset color temperature while been took at twilight. So you can see that the feathers look like the light transmission. The background is reed grass. When the birds fly, it looks like snow. The twilight is shining to be the light of hope Life can't be repeated, Strive to spread wings, or tired birds are home All are the vitality of Qieding wetlands Welcome to appreciate and enjoy the scenery here
This winter, a large group of stilts came to QieDing wetlands. They are unforgettable beautiful winter migratory birds. The color of the bird's feathers is clear black and white. their head, neck, and abdomen are all white, and back and wings are black, their beak is black and straight, and the feet are pink, thin, and long, just Like a model wearing red stockings, look like walking on stilts, so the name is. The figure is quite easy to identify. When the male bird shows love to the female, it will keep on nodding around the female bird, just like a gentleman trying to seek the agreement by the female bird, After the female bird confirmed the agreement, the male bird will stand on the back of the female bird and proceed to mate. After the mating is completed, the male bird will kiss the female bird again and again, so romantic and lovely
16 welcome to home
The area of Qieding wetland park covers an area of more than 100 hectares. In winter, it attracts a large number of migratory birds for passing winter. It is the largest winter habitat for migratory birds in the south of Taiwan. Qieding wetland is the home of the black-faced spoonbill. Every winter, they will return to the wetland by means of the northeast monsoon and spends the winter here. When the spring comes next year, they will fly north to their hatchery and breeding place, the uninhabited islands on the border between North and South Korea. More than 150 black-faced spoonbills have been arriving Qieding wetlands at this time, and quantity is increasing still. Qieding wetland is the only place in the world where you can see the black-faced spoonbill eating and play by naked eye. Welcome to come to Qieding wetland this winter and appreciate the beautiful black-faced spoonbill.
15 Eurasian Bittren
It is a rare winter migratory bird in Taiwan. it is widely distributed in the world and has no threat of serval. It is not listed as a protected bird. Mainly be found in wetlands during the spring and autumn migration season. It has a thick neck and about 72 cm in length, it is the biggest one in heron family. Their whole body is covered with dark brown stripes or vertical spots, look like the whole body is mottled, therefore so-called the big spotted Herron, Sometimes hidden in high stem plants, body color is similar to the environment, not easy to be found. The breeding burden is almost on the female bird, Nesting, hatching, raising all-included. And during this period, the male bird used to have an affair with others……..
14 Common Sandpiper
The mangroves in the area number 15th of Qieding wetland are plants that grow in tropical and subtropical regions. The litters will break down into organic nutrients, providing plankton utilization with tides and the best living environment for benthic organisms. It also provides a rich food source for fish, shrimps, and shellfish, forming a complete food chain. Sandpiper is a common winter migratory bird and the most smaller of piper family. It is rarely an activity in the group except for migration. Sandpipers are almost foraging all day. The same color for the male and female bird, the breeding period is from May to July. The neighbor of this mudflat is mudskipper, it has very beautiful blue stripes. During the breeding season, the male will open their mouths and arch their backs, raise their dorsal fins, and constantly twist their bodies to attract females.
13 the fish jumping out of the water while the black-faced spoonbill chasing the fish
This interesting picture is taken by Ms. 蔣佳融 in the wetlands. She has been shooting in Qieding wetland for many years, this is the first time she has captured the picture of the fish jumping out of the water. She felt very lucky to be able to photograph the moment of the fish jumped out of the water while the black-faced spoonbill chasing the fish. Wetland is a place where ecology, tourism, and scenery are combined perfectly. She and her friends love this place very much. Welcome all friends to come to the wetland to see the elegant black-faced spoonbill
12The beautiful home of black-faced spoonbill
black-faced spoonbill is the superstar of the international conservation birds. from the end of September every year, they use to come to Taiwan for winter inhabited from the north places, such as Korea, China. Taiwan is the biggest winter inhabited place for black-faced spoonbill in the global, and the biggest quantity also is recorded here. In Ting-Ting mind, QeiDing wetlands are the most beautiful paradise for black-faced spoonbill. the wetland is so-called the kidney of earth, all my dear friends, we are inviting you to visit every wetland and concern about the wetland protection issue. Welcome to visit Qieding wetlands to appreciate beautiful black-faced spoonbills in close distance, let's work together to protect the wetland, to protect the beautiful ecology in Taiwan. To love ecology is to love the human being Bird's fate today is the future destiny of human beings. let's pay attention to the ecological issue start with the protection of black-faced spoonbill.