Wild geese and ducks fled the city last winter - an unusually
warm one, reports Shanghai's Greenery Administrative Bureau,
Shanghai Daily reported.
Only one-tenth of those that wintered here in 2005 stayed in the
city last winter. Just 6,339 wild geese and ducks were counted last
December, accounting for 9.77 percent of the number the same period
Last year's water birds survey recorded 117 bird species,
including three endangered species spotted for the first time.
Wild ducks in
Shanghai Wild Animal Park (file photo)
(Shanghai Daily April 5, 2007)