Hebei Hengshui Lake National Nature Reserve in south-central North China Plain is located in Hengshui City in east longitude 115 ° 27’45 “-- 115 ° 42’6 “, latitude 37 ° 31’39“ -37 ° 42’18 “between the total area of 268 square kilometers. Its very rich in biodiversity, to inland freshwater wetland ecosystems and the state I, II-class birds as the main object of protection. Noble crane, the beautiful swan, smart Ouniao, lightweight, egrets, dancing, leisurely play, Hengshui Lake is a wonderland of human, bird’s paradise.
Nature Reserve is a warm temperate continental monsoon climate zone with four distinct seasons, the annual average temperature is 13.0 ℃, annual rainfall of 518.9mm. Superiority of the natural environment is very suitable for wild flora and fauna to survive and reproduce. Area there are 370 kinds of plants, 194 kinds of insects, 26 species of fish, amphibians, reptiles, 17 species, 296 kinds of birds, 17 mammals, 201 kinds of phytoplankton, 174 kinds of zooplankton, benthic animals, 23 species.
Among the many wild animals and plants, especially significant is the bird resources, the state-level key protection Ⅰ are red-crowned crane, white crane, black stork, Oriental white stork, great bustard, golden eagle, imperial eagle seven kinds of, the state-level key Ⅱ the protection of birds large swan, small swan, crane, etc. 44. Here each summer breeding birds nesting hundreds of thousands of pieces in order to be Tern, Black-winged Stilt and other main wintering crane has more than 3,000, with tens of thousands of geese class, clouds of Gray Starling also formed a spectacular landscape. Hengshui Lake Nature Reserve is not only rich in biodiversity, natural and beautiful scenery, and rich cultural heritage, has a long history.
Hengshui Lake is located in the south bank of the Han emperor Jizhou city was built in six years (BC 201), the history of the “world sub-Kyushu, Jizhou headed,“ said. Han Dynasty City Wall, Ming city walls, many Han tombs, stone, stone, and Lee San Niang Chikurinji rocketing into space many of the Legends of the Hengshui Lake’s natural, historical and cultural landscape, people are all feeling the magic and beautiful Hengshui Lake.