"Poyang lake bird, know how much, when flying to cover up the clouds and the moon, when the grass does not see the lake. The magnificent scenery of rare birds in poyang lake nature reserve makes people yearn for more and more. This cannot leave a lot of zoology to protect worker silently pay.
Wang xiaolong, an ordinary staff member of poyang lake national nature reserve, was interviewed by the journalist recently. Despite hardships, he has been sticking to the reserve for more than 30 years and has become a guardian and propagandistic of the poyang lake ecological area. The happiest time, he said, was "when I saw the migratory birds playing freely in the lake and no one disturbed them". Photo provided by jiaojunjie/wang xiaolong for China jiangxi net
Ride hundreds of thousands of kilometers to protect migratory birds
In winter, a large number of migratory birds come to poyang lake. A large number of rare birds and migratory birds coexist peacefully on the lake.
The scene is most familiar to wang xiaolong, deputy head of the wucheng protection station of the poyang lake nature reserve administration. Known as the "messenger of the white crane", he is the arrival season of migratory birds, but also his busier season.
Wang xiaolong was born in 1965. When he was 18 years old, he went to the army and served as a soldier of the armed police. In 1987, wang xiaolong retired from the army and returned to his 主页town to work at wucheng protection station of poyang lake national nature reserve administration and became a guardian of migratory birds.
At 关于 five o 'clock in the morning, wang xiaolong gets up from his warm bed. After daybreak, he rides his motorcycle to the highest point of wucheng ancient town -- a 20-meter-high watchtower. He USES binoculars to observe the gathering place of birds. This is wang xiaolong's daily work, loyal care of rare birds migratory birds, 更多 than 30 years as a day, has not changed.
Rain or shine, wang xiaolong rides 更多 than 40 kilometers every day to observe migratory birds and inspect the surrounding environment. When it was too late to rush back to the protection station, he ate some of his own dry food on the road. "It's very difficult to ride in rainy weather. You need to push your motorcycle and walk back to the protection station."
For 更多 than 30 years, wang xiaolong has spent every festival with migratory birds. Every day, he goes out early and returns late. He trudges across the lake and even risks his life to give them a safe 主页.
"When touring the lake, I often trudge through the marshes." Wang xiaolong admitted that the environment is very difficult, "but, because I chose this career, plus I am a veteran, hard-working for me is nothing.
Record beautiful moments of migratory birds with a camera
Wang xiaolong has taken up photography since he was engaged in the protection of migratory birds. For decades, wang xiaolong has recorded the images of all birds in the poyang lake reserve. "At the beginning, I was asked to help take some photos, plus I like photography, slowly study. As a result, he has also become a propagandist for the beautiful ecology of poyang lake. For 更多 than 30 years, wang has taken tens of thousands of photos of birds, with nearly 20 hard drives dedicated to storing them. "The poyang lake nature reserve is the world's largest wintering habitat for migratory birds. The photos were taken to record the most beautiful moment and to preserve the data."
In addition to shooting himself, he also helps many photography enthusiasts who go to the poyang lake reserve. Ye xueling, honorary President of jiangxi eco-photographers association, praised wang xiaolong. "I have visited the reserve 更多 than 100 times in the past 20 years.
"Anyone who follows him to photograph cranes in the lake can see them, and he can photograph flocks of cranes. He knows the water level and the wind direction.
On January 8, President of the international crane foundation akibo and his delegation visited the poyang lake nature reserve to see the birds. "They were very excited to see nearly 2,000 white cranes." Akibo said jiangxi has done a lot of work for the protection of poyang lake's migratory birds, which is the pride of jiangxi, wang said.
To assist the police in combating illegal bird hunting
In cracking down on illegal bird catching, friends and relatives are afraid of his offense, have advised him to mind his own business, but in wang xiaolong's view, the slightest can not allow illegal bird catching behavior. "One night in 1992, when I was patrolling the lake, I noticed poaching," wang recalled to reporters. He didn't hesitate to report it. After police arrives, investigate on the spot 17 ships, capture 34 illegal element, seized the country 2 class to protect rare birds white forehead wild goose 385, detect to kill together from this, supply sell, the major case with one train train of trafficking.
"It was sad to see the birds being killed all over the basketball court." Wang told reporters that as governments at all levels have stepped up protection efforts, poaching of migratory birds is becoming less and less and the environment is getting better.
"A few days ago, we saw 更多 than 2,000 white cranes in the reserve, which is very rare." Talking 关于 this, wang xiaolong was very excited. "I was very happy to see the migratory birds playing freely in the lake without anyone to disturb them."
Wang xiaolong said he can devote himself to protecting migratory birds and cannot do without the support of his family. In 2002, the office of the poyang lake reserve administration was relocated to nanchang, the provincial capital. "Children go to school, families have a better environment." To this, wang xiaolong expresses joy to also have sadness, "leave 主页 farther, go back to a 主页 to become 更多 difficult."
"I can only go 主页 once every ten days or half a month. Wang xiaolong said that his wife does all the housework and takes care of the children. He thanked his wife for her support and felt sorry for his family.