Area between Qinghai Hu and A'nyêmaqên

Country/territory: China (mainland)

IBA Criteria met: A1, A2, A3 (2009)
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Area: 1,620,000 ha

Protection status:

Site description
The IBA includes four counties in the Hainan Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture, south of Qinghai Hu lake (CN156). It is bisected by the Yellow River and includes Longyangxia Reservoir. The main habitat is grassland but this is affected by over-grazing.

Key biodiversity

Non-bird biodiversity: No information.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Area between Qinghai Hu and A'nyêmaqên. Downloaded from on 09/07/2020.