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Bird Islands Forestry Park in Shenyang

Bird Islands Forestry Park

As the capital of Liaoning Province and the largest city in the northeast of China, Shenyang is an energetic business and transportation center. It features the only existing royal palace in China outside of the Forbidden City in Beijing, the Three Mausoleums UNESCO World Heritage Site, a large forestry park and a great number of natural scenic spots and historical remnants.
The Bird Island, also known as Ganhezi Island, is the only natural bird watching area in Shenyang. It is an island located in the Hunhe River water system, covering an area of 49.26 hectares. With its forests, brushwoods, wetland and ponds, it makes the a perfect habitat for wild animals, especially wild birds such as the red-crowned crane, swan, peacock, wild goose, heron, parrot, sea gull and ostrich.