Located in the southern section of the Da Hinggan Ling mountains. The mountains in the IBA extend from north-east to south-west and average over 1,000 m, with the highest peak, named Wulanbashan, at 1,997 m. The vegetation is complex, with grassland and broadleaf forest.
Non-bird biodiversity: One hundred and forty Naemorhedus goral were discovered here in 1999.
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Saihan Ul Nature Reserve. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 09/07/2020.