Maidika Wetland in Lhari County, Nagqu
Chinese Name: 麦地卡湿地
English Name: Maidika Wetland
Location: Located in the north of Lhari County, Nagqu
Admission Fee: Free
Opening Hours: All Day
About Maidika Wetland in Lhari County, Nagqu
Maidika Wetland is located in the north of Lhari County, Nagqu. 4900 meters above sea level, it covers an area of 43496 hectares. Maidika Wetland belongs to the plateau lake marsh meadow wetland. Maidika Wetland is a natural wetland, mainly with alpine swamps, alpine meadows, and lake wetlands. It is the breeding ground of black necked cranes, Ruddy Shelduck(赤麻鸭) and other rare birds. There are more than 20000 waterfowl regularly inhabited here every year. Due to the limitation of climate conditions, plant species is not very rich.
Maidika Wetland plays an important role in the local soil and water conservation, the prevention of seasonal flooding, the interception of the upstream sediments and the formation of high productivity meadows and swamps. In May 2016, approval by the State Council, Medina card wetland has been listed as national nature reserve.
The advanced traffic system provides visitors convenient ways to travel. Visitors can take bus or choose self-driving. On account of snow and occasional road accidents, highway closures and concomitant traffic delays are not uncommon.
• Traveling Seasons: All seansons