Rare bird species discovered at Yalong Bay Tropical Forest Park
A pair of white-breasted kingfishers was recently discovered at the Yalong Bay Tropical Paradise Forest Park in Sanya.
Staff of the scenic spot captured clear photos of the birds and found their nest and eggs.
The rare bird was included on the Red List of Threatened Species of the International Union for Conservation of Nature in 2015.
The Yalong Bay Tropical Paradise Forest Park is a large-scale ecological tourist resort that integrates hiking, outdoor training, recreation and sightseeing, science popularization education and folk culture. Its various tourism resources include 1,506 hectares of urban green coverage, 1,500 odd species of tropical plants, 190 odd species of wild animals, 210 villa guest rooms on the mountain, and several unique hilltop restaurants.
About white-breasted kingfishers
Its body length is between 27 cm and 30 cm and its weight is from 54 grams to 100 grams. The main color of its feathers is blue and white can be seen in the chin, throat and breast. The bird inhabits West Asia, Southwest and South China, India, Sri Lanka, Myanmar, the Indo-China Peninsula, Malaysia and the Philippines.