Located on the northern slope of the Tian Shan mountains and at the south-eastern tip of the Junggar Basin, 300 km east of Changji City and 280 km east of Urumqi. The main habitat in the IBA is dry grassland.
Non-bird biodiversity: Historical records of Camelus ferus and Saiga tatarica, but they are now locally extinct. Other nationally protected animals include Equus hemionus and Gazella subgutturosa.
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Mori Grassland. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 09/07/2020.