HONG KONG'S WETLAND PARK....part 1
Hong Kong Wetland Park is a great place to spend a day, with kids, or simply to take photos. Today I will just show some examples of the dragonflies that I found there.
In brief, the Hong Kong Wetland Park comprises a huuuuuge 10,000m2 visitor centre and a 60-hectare Wetland Reserve. The Visitor Centre has themed exhibition galleries, theatre, souvenir shop and indoor play area. The themed exhibition galleries showcase the importance of wetland on biodiversity, civilisation and conservation.
See their site here, packed with details and all the information you could need.
Located at the northern part of Tin Shui Wai, New Territories, the Hong Kong Wetland Park was set up to “foster public awareness, knowledge and understanding of the inherent values of wetlands throughout the East Asian region and beyond, and to marshal public support and action for wetland conservation”.
I had not been for a while, and what an amazing place this is. Even mid-week its quite busy, and with almost half a million visitors last year, they have done a good job in attracting people.
Above, and below, the variagated flutterer...
lots of wetland animals, including some of the best dragonfly spotting I have ever had. Here I am set up on a variegated flutterer, one of my fave insects of all time...and I saw dozens during my visit.
Helpful signage and clear pictures helps you ID the different species you can find.
so, lots to see inside and outside, with an excellent boardwalk and paths.