#1. Rogye Marshland
Rogye Marshland In the eastern part of the Qinghai-Tibet Plateau, 3,400 meters to 3,600 meters above sea level, lies what is acclaimed by international wetland protection experts to be ”the world’s largest, most primitive and best preserved wetland on plateau, without any human devastation Rogye”.
The Bayanbulak Grassland situated in the Uldus Basin of Tianshan Mountains in the northwest of Hejing County, is the second largest grassland in China, the world’s largest habitat for whooper swans. In this area of some 100,000 hectares, 2,300 to 3,100 meters above sea level, there is no clear distinction between the four seasons.
#3. Sanjiang (Three Rivers) Plain
The lowest plain in eastern Heilongjiang province, the Sanjiang (Three Rivers) Plain embraces most concentrated and widely scattered marshlands in China. The plain came into being because of the alluvion of the Songhua, Heilong and Wusuli rivers.
#4. Yellow River Delta
The Yellow River Delta in modern times includes part of the Binzhou area and almost the whole of Dongying City in Shandong Province. With a great momentum, the Yellow River carries mud and sand along its way, and charges recklessly against its banks before emptying into the Bohai Sea, leaving behind it a newly created land–the world’s youngest wetland ecosystem.
Zhalong Natural Reserve is located at the lower reaches of Wuyu’er River of Songnen Plain, with the total area of 210,000 ha. It is China’s largest region where rare water birds, mostly large ones like cranes, are found.
#6. Liaohe River Delta Marshland
Covering an area of nearly 600,000 hectares, the Liaohe River Delta Marshland includes Panjin and Yingkou Cities in Liaoning Province, where the Shuangtai Hekou Nature Reserve has been set up. This is a key habitat and a way station for migratory birds on their East Asia-Australia route.