Zhalong nature reserve

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Red-crowned cranes in the Zhalong nature reserve

The Zhalong Nature Reserve ( Chinese  扎龍 國家級 自然保護區  /  扎龙 国家级 自然保护区 , Pinyin Zālóng guójiā jí zìrán bǎohùqū ) is a bird paradise located 26 km southeast of the Chinese city of Qiqihar . It covers an area of ​​210,000 hectares . This nature reserve is a breeding ground for over 290 species of birds. The nature park is particularly famous for its cranes . 6 crane species of 15 species live there worldwide.

Coordinates: 47 ° 12 '  N , 124 ° 15'  E