Sarus cane in Tram Chim National Park
Living mostly in Subcontinent India, Southeast Australia, Sarus Cane is the signature and iconic image attached to the wetland landscape. In Vietnam, Sarus Cane is a familiar animal for people living near the wetland of the South. If you travel to Tram Chim National Park from January to March, you can see the fascinating scene of their great migration.
In the past, they inhabited in a wide area of Dong Thap Muoi and are very populous; however, due to the changes in the ecosystem and human activities, their inhabitant area is downsized so does its number of individuals. In some country like the Philippines, Thailand or Malaysia, Surus Cane has totally disappeared. It is listed among vulnerable species on the IUCN Red List. And in Vietnam, the population of Sarus Cane is moving their migration destination to Tram Chim National Park.
Tram Chim National Park is located in Dong Thap Province, about 400 kilometers from Ho Chi Minh City. It is one of the main attractions in the South and is among the best spots for having an eco-tour in Vietnam.
Besides being the typical landscape of the wetland in Vietnam, Tram Chim also has a unique and extraordinarily diverse ecosystem. The appearance of Sarus cane is the biggest tourist-appealing attraction of the national parks.
Characterized by the redhead and a slender figure, Sarus redhead considered as the queen of the wetland. It is during spring that they would land in Tram Chim after their migration journey. Seeing groups of elegant and graceful birds sky soaring or idly standing on the wetland is such a true blessing.
Even you are not lucky enough to visit during their appearance, you can still enjoy majestic nature of Tram Chim National Park. Besides, the national parks could be an ideal destination for your trekking trail. If you are thinking about having an eco-tour in Vietnam, Tram Chim would be one of your top choices.