A goshawk is launched on the Shenyang Raptor Rescue Middle in Shenyang, northeast China’s Liaoning Province, March 14, 2021.Photograph:Xinhua
The Shenyang Raptor Rescue Middle is house to injured raptors of all types. Wang Weiyan, 58, is the director of the middle. Out of deep love for birds, Wang turned a volunteer in fowl safety. He works as a raptor rehabilitator and has devoted probably the most valuable years of his life to fowl care. Established in July 2009 by a bunch of fowl lovers and fowl protectors, the Shenyang Raptor Rescue Middle has three rescue bases, a cooperative pet hospital, an internet WeChat group, and greater than 180 volunteers. The volunteers have numerous occupations equivalent to zoologists, docs, journalists, academics, college students, employees, farmers and lots of different professions. The middle works on the remedy of injured raptors and birds which can be unable to outlive independently within the wild. It has thus far rescued greater than 3,000 wild birds, with the survival fee reaching 70 p.c. Greater than 90 p.c of the survivors have been efficiently launched into nature. Wang Weiyan, who has been engaged within the rescue of raptors for 25 years, is now a fowl saving grasp. He can treatment a wide range of fowl ailments, and he’s additionally keen to go on his expertise to extra younger folks. Now, extra younger volunteers have joined within the fowl safety work. They publicize the information of fowl safety in a straightforward means on the favored Chinese language short-video social media platform Douyin. On March 14, greater than a dozen as soon as injured goshawks, kestrels, vultures, and eagle owls had been launched on the Shenyang Raptor Rescue Middle. To the fowl safety volunteers, it was the happiest second to see the birds returning to the sky.
File picture taken on June 14, 2013 exhibits Wang Weiyan marking a raptor to be launched on the Shenyang Raptor Rescue Middle in Shenyang, northeast China’s Liaoning Province.Photograph:Xinhua
File picture taken on Jan. 19, 2013 exhibits raptors being launched by volunteers on the Shenyang Raptor Rescue Middle in Shenyang, northeast China’s Liaoning Province.Photograph:Xinhua
File picture taken on Nov. 24, 2016 exhibits Wang Weiyan feeding a red-crowned crane on the Shenyang Raptor Rescue Middle in Shenyang, northeast China’s Liaoning Province.Photograph:Xinhua