(ECNS)--Eleven Siberian cranes have been spotted in a town of Shixing County in Guangdong Province.
Siberian crane are under first-class protection in China.
A small population of around 4,000 exist globally.
It shares a similar status to the giant panda among birds.
Known as a "living fossil," the Siberian crane is listed as critically endangered on the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species.
It is a typical wetland waterbird that prefer vast lakes or fords.