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Join Us to Count the Black-Faced Spoonbills on February 20

  • PostDate:2022-01-20
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Taijiang National Park is a vast, fertile wetland, and an important habitat for migratory birds to overwinter. The wintering season for black-faced spoonbills and migratory birds is from October to March, making it the best season for watching winter migratory birds. In order to let people learn about the ecology of black-faced spoonbill, understand how the census of black-faced spoonbill is conducted, and discover the importance of wetland conservation, the Taijiang National Park Headquarters and Wild Bird Society of Tainan held the event “Count Black-Faced Spoonbills at Taijiang” on February 20, 2022. Visitors are welcome to sign up for the event.

This event includes an indoor lecture and outdoor birdwatching. Kuo Tung-Hui, a noted bird expert, was invited to be the lecturer to share skills for identifying black-faced spoonbills and common winter migratory birds in Taijiang, as well as his experience and stories carrying out the census of the black-faced spoonbills. Visitors will take a minibus to the wetlands adjacent to the Taijiang National Park Headquarters. The lecturer from Wild Bird Society of Tainan will lead a tour for waterfowl observation and census-taking of black-faced spoonbills in the wild.

The event will be held on the morning of Sunday, February 20, 2022. The fee is NT$150 per person, and up to 30 participants may join this event. Sign up starts on January 19, 2022 at 10 AM. Visitors can go to the website of Taijiang National Park for more information, or contact the Interpretation and Education Section of Taijiang National Park Headquarters for any questions (06-2842600 ext. 1513, Ms. Huang).