Swans from Siberia arrive for vacation in Shandong

By Zhao Ruixue in Rongcheng, Shandong(chinadaily.com.cn )Updated: 2020-12-21

Rongcheng, Shandong province, at the easternmost tip of the Shandong Peninsula, is where you want to spend the winter if you're a whooper swan.

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Swans cluster in the bay near Rongcheng's Yandunjiao village on Wednesday. [Photo by Zhao Ruixue/chinadaily.com.cn]

From November to April each year, the swans fly in from Siberia and other regions for their winter holiday.

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Swans cluster in the bay near Rongcheng's Yandunjiao village on Wednesday. [Photo by Zhao Ruixue/chinadaily.com.cn]

Because of the improved natural surroundings, swans can be seen not only in bays along the city's coastline, but also in lakes in urban areas.