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Bird Observation

Bird Observation

Bird Observation

Because the Matsu islands is in the East Asian migratory bird migration route and the relay station, there are innumerable birds to transit every year in Matsu, even reproduces, the fish in the chain islands sea area, such as pacific herring and other small fish become the rich food for sea birds .In addition, Matsu's geographical position is more close to mainland China and further to Taiwan, therefore the birds are more different than in Taiwan area that causes Matsu's birds ecology full of local color, many of the birds in Matsu are listed as rare in Taiwan, making Matsu area more important in birds resources care. When bird of black mouth end phoenix tern after myth is discovered, Matsu islands have become the focus of international tern care.

The Matsu islands has established “the Matsu islands tern protectorate” 89 years in May, the protectorate main protection birds including the bird tern, the red tern, the dark green tern, a phoenix tern, the black tail gull, the crag heron, insert the tail swift and so on seven kind of birds. In addition, the red throat dives the bird, big Shui Zhiniao, the hole bird, the short tailwater pheasant bird, Dan lu, the sea fall sand, Tang Bailu and so on many kinds of rare or the care class birds all have the record which pauses in the Matsu islands island reef. In the protectorate land territory scope, whole yearly strictly forbidden the populace climbing or entering the core area, therefore tourists can enjoy the bird watching extends 100 meters of the sea area buffers in the island reef ebb tide alignment sea, taking a passage and to appreciate the exquisite form of terns hover in the sea. Every July and August are the best season for gull watching.

Not only the migratory bird season, beautiful flying birds can be seen every day, they lives especially in Nangan pole plum stone, the Tianjin sand where there are not too many people. Resident bird's trail on Chang Neng.The anemone cernua, the Zhu neck turtledove, the house sparrow, blue rock jutting out over a body of water dong, the white cheek tit, the kestrel, brown back Shrike, dark embroiders the eye, the chrysomitris spinus, the floccosoids green purple eats delicacies dong and so on, all are common birds on Matsu islands Under building roofs nests can be easily found, that is the house swallow which comes from the South China Peninsula to reproduce in the summer. They come in March and April every year and start to move towards to the south once autumns arrives In October they would leave completely.

Published by:Lienchiang County Government

Modify Date:108/09/16

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