CHINA Two buteos released near Yeya Lake Wetland Park in Beijing

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Two buteos released near Yeya Lake Wetland Park in Beijing

Xinhua

12:57, March 21, 2021

Two buteos were released near Yeya Lake Wetland Park in Yanqing District of Beijing after three months of recovery at ifaw Beijing Raptor Rescue Center. (Photos: Xinhua)

A total of 5,386 raptors have been saved by the rescue center from 2001 to the end of 2020, over half of them have been released to the wild.

Dai Chang, a staff member with ifaw Beijing Raptor Rescue Center, checks a buteo before releasing it in Beijing, capital of China, March 20, 2021.

Photo taken on March 20, 2021 shows the bird banding of a buteo before its releasing in Beijing, capital of China.

Zhou Lei (L), a staff member with ifaw Beijing Raptor Rescue Center, prepares to release a buteo in Beijing, capital of China, March 20, 2021.

People look at the released buteos in Beijing, capital of China, March 20, 2021.

Citizen Zhu Haidong (2nd L) takes photos of the bird banding of a buteo at a release event in Beijing, capital of China, March 20, 2021.

A buteo flies after being released in Beijing, capital of China, March 20, 2021.

Dai Chang (R) and Zhou Lei, staff members with ifaw Beijing Raptor Rescue Center, check a buteo before releasing it in Beijing, capital of China, March 20, 2021.

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