This aerial photo taken Sunday shows rice paddies at the northern foot of China’s Qilian Mountains. The rice paddies are bathed in morning sunlight at the Gobi wetland in Wujiang, Northwest China’s Gansu Province. (Photos: Chinanews.com, compiled by Ruan Ziyan)
The paddies are on the banks of the Heihe, China's second largest inland river.
Over 133 hectares of newly planted rice paddies make the scenery of the Gobi wetland more colorful.
A farmer transplants rice seedlings at the northern foot of the Qilian Mountains.
Two farmers are carefully inserting seedlings into the rice fields.
A farmer transplants rice seedlings.