Liangshui Nature Reserve

Country/territory: China (mainland)

IBA criteria met: A1, A3 (2009)
For more information about IBA criteria, please click here

Area: 12,133 ha

Site description (2009 baseline)
Located in the southern part of Yichun City, on the southern slopes of the Xiao Hinggan Ling mountains. The IBA used to be a forest farm and was designated as an experimental forest farm of North-east Forestry University in 1958. It includes 4,100 ha of Pinus koraiensis forest, and riverine vegetation provides suitable tree-holes for nesting Mergus squamatus and Aix galericulata.

Key biodiversity

Non-bird biodiversity: Supports nine species of nationally protected animals and six species of nationally protected plants.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Liangshui Nature Reserve. Downloaded from on 04/10/2023.