COP15: Lashihai reserve is miniature of biodiversity
The Lashihai Lake reserve in northwest Yunnan’s Lijiang City forms a paradise for 326 kinds of animals, including 235 birds, 25 fish, 31 amphibians and reptiles and 35 mammals.
Apart from animals, the lake-side reserve is home to 566 plant species that consist of 150 aquatic plants and 416 land ones.
Ruddy Shelduck (Lijiang Lashihai Reserve Management and Protection Bureau)
Bar-headed Goose (He Yunfeng)
Greylag Goose (He Yunfeng)
Purple swamphen (He Yunfeng)
Lying near a section of the Ancient Tea-Horse Road, the Lashihai lake is also a good place for tourists to watch waterfowls on a boat.
The area was listed as a Yunnan nature reserve in June 1998. Since then, the reserve has grown to be a miniature of biodiversity conservation.
Ottelia acuminata (He Yunfeng)
Saussurea (Li Luyun)
Gentian (Li Luyun)
Motherwort (Li Luyun)
Chinese meadow-rue (Zhang Guoxue)
Cyananthus (Zhang Guoxue)
Reporting by Mu Qiongxiao (Wenlv Headlines); Source: Lijiang Lashihai Reserve Management and Protection Bureau; Trans-editing by Mo Yingyi