Honghe National Nature Reserve

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Honghe National Nature Reserve

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    21,836 ha
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    47°49'N 133°39'E
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Honghe National Nature Reserve. 11/01/02; Heilongjiang; 21,836 ha; 47°49'N 133°40'E. National Nature Reserve. A near-natural marsh ecosystem with a large variety of wetland types, providing support for six endangered and rare species of flora and three of avifauna. The Reserve is the main breeding site for the Oriental stork (Ciconia ciconia), with 200 individuals in autumn, as well as for Black stork, Red-crowned and White-napped cranes, Whooper swan, and Mandarin duck. State-owned farms cultivate rice in the area. Overuse of groundwater and intensive agriculture are viewed as potential threats. In 2001, scientific monitoring programs were introduced to monitor large waterfowl as well as surface water and groundwater levels. Ramsar site no. 1149. Most recent RIS information: 2008.

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