The flora and fauna of the Sarpinskaya steppe. Construction of the Sarpinskaya irrigation system. Pumping station near the village of Raygorod on the Volga River. Seagulls in the steppe: above the water, in the sky. Irrigation of fields: rice, corn, wheat, watering vegetables. Shepherd with a flock of sheep. People rest and swim on the canal, fish. Duck hunting.