Saved from the way of the Japanese crane saved in Primorye
In the Primorsky Krai caught a Japanese crane. The bird was released on the will in the Amur region, but later they found lost in the Primorsky Territory, reported on the World Correction Fund site.
Photo: Sergey Surmach / WWF
"In fact, this Japanese crane, confused from the way, managed to save from death in the snow-covered and frosty seaside. The likelihood that he will remain alive, thawed at how the ice and frost were fixed. Now that the complex field stage of the rescue operation is completed, we are confident that the quoter will have a comfortable wintering in the center of rehabilitation, the bird will live alive and return to nature, "said the lead coordinator of the Amur branch projects of WWF Russia Anna Serdyuk.
Zhuravl was released in May 2020 in the Muravyvsky Park in the Amur Region, where these rare birds are bred. He was given the name of the quotant, installed sensors for tracking. The bird could not join the flock, did not flew to the south and moved to the north of Primorye.
Scientists decided to catch the bird and deliver to the Center for Rehabilitation. Catch the quotor was not easy, he was very careful bird. Two months later, the quantine managed to catch.
Japanese crane is listed in the Red Book of Russia. The number of type is about 2800-3000 individuals. The bulk of the population nests exclusively in the Amur basin, in winter, birds fly to South China and the Korean Peninsula.