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Various types of wetlands found in SW China

Updated: Jul 5,2016 8:06 AM     Xinhua

Photo taken on July 3, 2016 shows the wetland along the Taiyang Lake in Shiqu county, southwest China’s Sichuan province. Experts have found various types of wetlands after 7-day investigation on wetlands in Shiqu county. Shiqu county, which is located on the southeastern part of the Qinghai-Tibet Plateau, covers an area of 1.1 million hectares of wetlands. These wetlands play a role in keeping ecological balance of the sources of the Yangtze River and the Yellow River. [Photo/Xinhua]

An aerial photo taken on June 30, 2016 shows the wetland along the Taiyang Lake in Shiqu County, southwest China’s Sichuan province. Experts have found various types of wetlands after 7-day investigation on wetlands in Shiqu County. Shiqu County, which is located on the southeastern part of the Qinghai-Tibet Plateau, covers an area of 1.1 million hectares of wetlands. These wetlands play a role in keeping ecological balance of the sources of the Yangtze River and the Yellow River. [Photo/Xinhua]

Photo taken on June 30, 2016 shows a Tibetan antelope looking for food at a wetland in Shiqu county, southwest China’s Sichuan province. Experts have found various types of wetlands after 7-day investigation on wetlands in Shiqu county. Shiqu county, which is located on the southeastern part of the Qinghai-Tibet Plateau, covers an area of 1.1 million hectares of wetlands. These wetlands play a role in keeping ecological balance of the sources of the Yangtze River and the Yellow River. [Photo/Xinhua]

Photo taken on July 3, 2016 shows a part of riverine wetlands along the Jinsha River in Zhengke Township of Shiqu county, southwest China’s Sichuan province. Experts have found various types of wetlands after 7-day investigation on wetlands in Shiqu county. Shiqu county, which is located on the southeastern part of the Qinghai-Tibet Plateau, covers an area of 1.1 million hectares of wetlands. These wetlands play a role in keeping ecological balance of the sources of the Yangtze River and the Yellow River. [Photo/Xinhua]

Photo taken on July 3, 2016 shows a part of riverine wetlands along the Jinsha River in Zhengke township of Shiqu county, southwest China’s Sichuan province. Experts have found various types of wetlands after 7-day investigation on wetlands in Shiqu county. Shiqu county, which is located on the southeastern part of the Qinghai-Tibet Plateau, covers an area of 1.1 million hectares of wetlands. These wetlands play a role in keeping ecological balance of the sources of the Yangtze River and the Yellow River. [Photo/Xinhua]

Photo taken on July 1, 2016 shows a flock of ruddy shelducks at the wetland along the Taiyang Lake in Shiqu county, southwest China’s Sichuan province. Experts have found various types of wetlands after 7-day investigation on wetlands in Shiqu county. Shiqu county, which is located on the southeastern part of the Qinghai-Tibet Plateau, covers an area of 1.1 million hectares of wetlands. These wetlands play a role in keeping ecological balance of the sources of the Yangtze River and the Yellow River. [Photo/Xinhua]

An aerial photo taken on June 29, 2016 shows a part of Zhajiaba Wetland at the Changsha-Gongma National Nature Reserve in Shiqu county, southwest China’s Sichuan province. Experts have found various types of wetlands after 7-day investigation on wetlands in Shiqu county. Shiqu county, which is located on the southeastern part of the Qinghai-Tibet Plateau, covers an area of 1.1 million hectares of wetlands. These wetlands play a role in keeping ecological balance of the sources of the Yangtze River and the Yellow River. [Photo/Xinhua]

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