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Xingkai Hu Nature Reserve


IBA Criteria

Year of most recent IBA criteria assessment: 2009

Populations of IBA trigger species
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) of estimate Population estimate IBA Criteria Triggered
Whooper Swan Cygnus cygnus LC passage 2003 present A4i
Tundra Swan Cygnus columbianus LC passage 2003 present A4i
Swan Goose Anser cygnoid VU breeding 2003 present A1
Bean Goose Anser fabalis LC unknown 2003 present A4i
Lesser White-fronted Goose Anser erythropus VU passage 2003 present A1, A4i
Baer's Pochard Aythya baeri CR breeding 2003 present A1
Garganey Spatula querquedula LC unknown 2003 present A4i
Eurasian Wigeon Mareca penelope LC passage 2003 present A4i
Mallard Anas platyrhynchos LC unknown 2003 present A4i
Northern Pintail Anas acuta LC passage 2003 4,000-5,000 individuals A4i
Anas crecca NR unknown 2003 present A4i
White-naped Crane Grus vipio VU breeding 2003 present A1, A4i
Red-crowned Crane Grus japonensis VU passage 2003 present A1, A4i
Oriental Stork Ciconia boyciana EN breeding 2003 present A1
Chinese Egret Egretta eulophotes VU - 2003 present A1
Great Cormorant Phalacrocorax carbo LC unknown 2003 present A4i
Eastern Imperial Eagle Aquila heliaca VU unknown 2008 present A1
Steller's Sea-eagle Haliaeetus pelagicus VU unknown 2008 present A1
A4iii Species group - waterbirds n/a passage 2003 30,000-100,000 individuals A4iii

Note: This table presents the IBA criteria triggered and the species that triggered then at the time of assessment, the current IUCN Red List category may vary from that which was in place at that time.

For more information about the IBA assessment process and criteria please click here


IBA Protection

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Xingkaihu Nature Reserve 222,488 is identical to site 222,488
Xingkai Lake National Nature Reserve Ramsar Site, Wetland of International Importance 222,488 is identical to site 222,488
Xingkai Lake UNESCO-MAB Biosphere Reserve 40,051 protected area overlaps with site 0
Xingkai Hu UNESCO-MAB Biosphere Reserve 222,488 is identical to site 222,488

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Wetlands (inland) -
For further information about the habitat classification please click here.


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Xingkai Hu Nature Reserve. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 17/01/2022.